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Modern yacht racing. Aquijo 86 metres Photo. Popular racing boats such as The Water Wag Laser the J22 and J24 the Etchells and the Star and New York 30 of Nathanael Herreshoff are examples of one-design boats. We are republishing many of these classic works in affordable high quality modern editions using the original text and artwork.
Like yacht racingmodern markets are anenvironment definedsolely by the positionof the competitorsrather than by anyabsolute geography John Cro. See more ideas about boat design boat yacht. The Americas Cup boats currently racing in the Prada Cup the AC75s are arguably the most radical boat the Americas Cup has ever seen.
A wonderful insight into the world of yacht racing towards the end of the Victorian era. Many of the earliest books particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. A must read for all boating enthusiasts.
From 11337 sale price from 10204. Chapter 10 Modern Yachting 1896-1900. The other innovation that helps boost the speed of racing yachts is the use of rigid sails.
Modern Yacht Racing - J Class Introduction by William L. The vessels are unique in their combination of dimension and speed with 170 foot masts 4 foot wide booms 1800 square foot spinnakers and 5000 square foot main sails. She features naval architecture and an exterior design by.
Our range of stylish yachts with contemporary rigs swept back spreaders and modern sails exhibit superb performance under. Stuart Pearce Another Dutch sailing yacht making the Top 10 list is the 86-metre Aquijo by Vitters Shipyard and Oceanco. Gills aka Bosn Bill.