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Classic Yachts Hardcover – 7 Oct 2008

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  • Hardcover: 207 pages
  • Publisher: Abbeville Press; 01 edition (7 Oct. 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0789209950
  • ISBN-13: 978-0789209955
  • Product Dimensions: 2.5 x 41.3 x 27.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 764,466 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

Gilles Martin-Raget is a journalist and professional photographer who has raced in international sailing competitions. He is a regular contributor to numerous sailing magazines and the author/photographer of Abbeville's Legendary Yachts and Legendary Yacht Races. Francois Chevalier is a naval architect, professor, and widely published journalist. He has written several books on the history of sailing. Gary Jobson is a world-class sailor, television commentator, and author. Jobson won the America's Cup in 1977 and has written several books on sailing. He is a broadcaster and producer on ESPN and an Editor at Large for Sailing World.


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This book is huge and exquisitely produced. It's not cheap but few books make an impression like this one. Recommended for a collection.
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It was bought as a gift for my uncle who is a very keen sailor. He enjoyed it. Great purchase
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Bought this for a friend's birthday present – he has yet to put it down. Pricey but worth it.
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Excellent quality for the price.
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Amazon.com: 4.8 out of 5 stars 4 reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Another good book 16 Aug. 2013
By john martucci - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
I have the book and think it's a fantastix addition to any library. A must have for true sailors or those who just look sailing
4.0 out of 5 stars fabulous but not perfect 12 July 2016
By Mitchell John wnorowski - Published on Amazon.com
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fabulous photography, many dimensions are improperly converted from metric to standard
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 22 Sept. 2015
By guido - Published on Amazon.com
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Impossible to rave too much about this classic book!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great book 10 Nov. 2008
By Arthur J. Hodgson - Published on Amazon.com
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Great book and a must have for anyone interested in classic boats or just boats in general.
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