THE STORY OF AMERICAN YACHTING by Morris- photographs by Rosenfeld


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From the collection of the dean of American yachting photographers comes this assemblage of pictures to reflect a five part story: the emotional appeal of the sport, the historical development of yachts, an account of the America's Cup, ocean racing and cruising, and the contemporary scene. The text by William H. Taylor and Stanley Rosenfeld is an active accompaniment and sets the scene for mood, continuity and action. This handsomely depicts the heritage of American yachting, the great sailing yachts and the effective moments at sea; it does not scorn the sail or motor-powered small boats so that its appeal is not exclusively to the luxury class; and it gives interested attention to the work of the local clubs. With its bibliography, glossary and index and its unquestionably seductive visual appeal this should be a natural for club libraries, gifts (or personal purchases) for veterans or novices of the sport, and a valuable reference item.

Pub Date: March 14th, 1958
Publisher: Appleton-Century-Crofts