Chesapeake Sails: A History of Yachting on the Bay

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Many books document the workboats of the Chesapeake, but for decades bay waters have been home to another kind of craft: sailboats designed and built strictly for the fun of racing or cruising. This book traces the popularity of sailing yachts in the Chesapeake Bay. Here, the term yacht does not suggest a large or luxurious vessel; rather, it describes a pleasure boat of any size. The author depicts these sailing yachts not only by the details of their design and construction, but also through the eyes and actions of their ...

Chesapeake Sails: A History of Yachting on the Bay 2009, Schiffer Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780870335143

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