Not an easy review to write. I had expected a catalogue of the collection of plans held in the Smithsonian, but this is a catalogue of models, so it was not what I wanted. However, the book is ... Read More
The history of the American sailing Navy : the ships and their development
The late Howard I. Chapelle, a former Smithsonian Curator, knew more about American Sailing vessels than anybody ever has or will. Of the six or seven offerings He presented on the subject of ... Read More
A truly classic book detailing the history and evolution of one of America's - and the world's - iconic sailing vessels. Lots of beautiful plans illustrating a clear and authoritative text from a ... Read More
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