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Yacht Racing Rules & Tactics

By: Aymar

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 23303


New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1973, revised 6th edition. The classic pictorial primer on yacht racing, illustrated with photographs of models and full-size boats under way. Dust jacket, blue cloth, no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. View more info

Yacht Racing Rules & Tactics

By: Aymar

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 23541


New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company 1973, revised 6th edition, 1st printing. The classic pictorial primer on yacht racing, illustrated with photographs of models and full-size boats under way. Dust jacket, green cloth, international flags on front endpaper, contents as new, Very Good. View more info

View from the Cockpit, A

By: Bavier

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 23467


New York: Dodd, Mead & Company 1966. A professional writer was at the helm of the Constellation when she defended the America's Cup in 1964, and he puts right into the action. Dust jacket rubbed and somewhat chipped along top edge, navy cloth, inscription on inside front endpaper, b&w photos through by Morris Rosenfeld & Sons and others, tight, Very Good. View more info

America's Cup Fever

By: Bavier, Bob

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 38381


New York: Yachting Books/Ziff-Davis Publishing 1980, 1st edition. An inside view of a half century of Cup competition, including the 1980 defense, illustrated throughout with b&w photos. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in cream cloth and blue paper, b&w photos throughout, 240pp, contents as new, Fine/near Fine. View more info

Faster Sailing

By: Bavier, Robert N.

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 35244


New York: Dodd, Mead & Company 1954. Bavier presents a brief but helpful overview of the development of yacht racing, preceding this description of the state of the sport, particularly ocean racing, in the 1950s. No dust jacket, 4to in blue linen, compass blind-stamped on front board, coated paper, b&w photos throughout, 165pp, corners lightly bumped, previous owner's name on inside front endpaper, contents clean and tight with no marks, Good+. View more info

Berth to Bermuda, A

By: Brewington

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 15264


Princeton NJ: D. Van Nostrand 1961, stated 1st. Photos throughout. No dust jacket, no marks, Good+. View more info

When the Crew Matter Most

By: Bruce, Erroll

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 43426


Princeton NJ: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc. 1961. Bruce tells the story of the unusual trans-Atlantic yacht race from Bermuda, round the Orkneys, to Denmark in 1960 with a focus on the roles played by their crews. Dust jacket, 8vo in red cloth, 21 b&w illustrations, clean and tight, no marks, Very Good/Good. View more info

Wind and Tide in Yacht Racing

By: Calahan

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 15511


New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company 1936, stated 1st. No dust jacket, corners rubbed, bookplate, navigation card in rear pocket, tight, near Very Good. View more info

Learning to Race

By: Calahan, H. A.

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 34323


New York: The Macmillan Company [1939] 1946, 11th printing. The second in the classic Learning series is as useful today as when first published in the 1930s, aimed at the reader of modest means who has a small racing yacht and wants to make it go. No dust jacket, 12mo in blue cloth, 55 b&w photo plates, 319pp, somewhat faded, EX-LIBRARY bookplate and pocket removed from rear, contents clean and tight, a nice reading copy of a classic, overall Fair. View more info

Defending the America's Cup

By: Carrick

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 23656


New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1969, 1st edition. The story of the triumph of Intrepid over Australia's Dame Pattie told by Busbacher, Olin Stephens and members of the crew, with 114 photographs by Stanley Rosenfeld. Dust jacket with several small tears repaired, blue cloth, no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. View more info

Romantic Challenge, The

By: Chichester, Francis

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 45224


New York: Coward-McCann & Geoghegan, Inc. [1971] 1972, 1st US edition. At age 69, Sir Francis attempts to sail 'Gipsy Moth V' four thousand miles in 20 days to break the single-hander 4-minute mile speed barrier. Dust jacket chipped on spine, 8vo in blue cloth, pictorial endpapers, 24 b&w plates, 255pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good+/Good. View more info

Comeback

By: Conner, Dennis

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 43249


New York: St. Martins Press 1987, 1st printing. The story of Conner's race for the America's Cup, with foreword by Walter Cronkite. Dust jacket chipped but complete, 8vo half-bound in red cloth and blue paper, diagram endpapers, 14pp of color plates, glossary, race results, index, 239pp, no marks, clean, Very Good/Good. View more info

Henley Races

By: Cook

Price: $80.00

Seller ID: 13439


London: Oxford University Press 1919. Details of rowing regattas from 1903 to 1914 inclusive and a complete index of competitors and crews since 1839. No dust jacket, 8vo in lacquered blue cloth, gilt medallion on front board still clear, spine faded but legible, corners somewhat bumped and head of spine pulled, contents clean and tight with no marks or foxing, general index, 519pp, overall a rather good copy of a scarce reference in this sport. View more info

Atlantic: The Last Great Race of Princes

By: Cookman, Scott

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 44856


New York: John Wiley and Sons, 2002, 1st printing. A stirring account of the 1905 race for the Kaiser's Cup and maritime supremacy, won by an American three-master. Dust jacket, 8vo in beige cloth, b&w drawings and photos throughout, three appendices, sources, index, 298pp, owner's inscription on front endpaper o/w as new, near Fine/Fine. View more info

Offshore Game, The: Today's Ocean Racing

By: Cotter, Edward F.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 34126


New York: Crown Publishers, Inc. 1977. The inside scoop on offshore racing by a former Coast Guardsman and top-notch sailor. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in blue cloth and paper, 277 photographs, 48 charts and tables, index, 310pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. View more info

Offshore Game, The: Today's Ocean Racing

By: Cotter, Edward F.

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 42228


New York: Crown Publishers, Inc. 1977. The inside scoop on offshore racing by a former Coast Guardsman and top-notch sailor. Dust jacket chipped and rubbed, 8vo half-bound in blue cloth and paper, 277 photographs, 48 charts and tables, index, 310pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Fair. View more info

Champagne Mumm Book of Ocean Racing, The

By: Dear, Ian

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 39686


New York: Hearst Marine Books 1985, 1st printing. Dear presents an illustrated history of the sport, outlining the development of yacht design, and the designers and sailors who have contributed. Dust jacket with a few small closed tears and price clipped, 4to in blue cloth, map endpapers, b&w and color illustrations throughout, index, 157pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/Very Good. View more info

Champagne Mumm Book of Ocean Racing, The

By: Dear, Ian

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 41618


New York: Hearst Marine Books 1985, 1st printing. Dear presents an illustrated history of the sport, outlining the development of yacht design, and the designers and sailors who have contributed. Dust jacket rubbed and scuffed but no tears, 4to in blue cloth, map endpapers, b&w illustrations, 16pp of color plates, index, 157pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/Very Good. View more info

Fundamentals of Sailboat Racing, The

By: Falk, Stephen A.

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 38645


New York: St. Martin's Press 1973, 1st printing. Falk presents a clear and well-illustrated primer on the subject, with tips on rigging, helmsmanship, tactics, and more. No dust jacket, 8vo in lacquered blue cloth, contents as new with no marks, photos and diagrams throughout, 215pp, near Fine. View more info

America's Cup 1987, The

By: Fisher, Bob

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 39124


New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1st US edition, 1st printing. Co-authors Bob Fisher and Bob Ross present the official of the 1987 America's Cup competition, with an introduction of John Bertrand and published with the cooperation of the Royal Perth Yacht Club. Dust jacket, small folio (9.25x12.5) in blue cloth, color photographs throughout, appendix with race results, 256pp, clean and tight with no marks, contents as new, Fine/Fine. View more info