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Hinckley Yachts

Author : Nick Voulgaris, III
ISBN : 0847842150
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The book showcases the rich history, classic design, and the legendary work of the handcrafted Hinckley yachts from 1928 to today.

The Hinckley Guide To Yacht Care

Author : Nigel R. Hinckley, III
ISBN : 0071400125
Genre : Transportation
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A guide for the boatowner who would have his boat - no matter how modest - maintained and finished to Hinckley standards. It covers: paint and varnish; hull and deck maintenance; mechanical and electrical systems; masts, sails and rigging; and boat improvements and upgrades.

Outrageous Yachts

Author : Jill Bobrow
ISBN : 0865652570
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Owning a yacht is the ultimate status symbol. Universally perceived as the exclusive domain of the rich and the famous, yachting is a decidedly rarified world. Arguably the most well-known private yacht of all time, the 325-foot (99-meter) Christina O, owned by Aristotle Onassis in the 1950s and 60s, was the playground for heads of state such as Winston Churchill and the Kennedys, opera diva Maria Callas, and Hollywood sweethearts such as Ava Gardner and Elizabeth Taylor. Pictured here along with the newly rebuilt Christina O are 20 other mega-yachts, including the newly completed and wildly colorful Guilty, designed by Jeff Koons for the art collector Dakis Joannou; Tom Perkins’ modern sailing yacht Maltese Falcon, the ultramodern sailing yacht Esense, and the refit classic Delphine. The yachts pictured here are special for many reasons: because they are the fastest, or the most innovative, or the most technologically advanced, or because of their travels to exotic locations around the globe. Outrageous Yachts provides information about the yachts’ builders and designers, and tours each of the magnificent vessels— ranging in size from 138 to 424 feet (42 to 129 meters)—from stem to stern. This volume promises to be irresistible to anyone who has a yacht or dreams of owning one. Notes: Annual maintenance usually runs to 15 percent of the cost of a yacht Today there are approximately 6,000 yachts that exceed 100 feet (31 meters) in the world

Yacht Clubs Of The World

Author : Yacht & Sail
ISBN : 9780847837212
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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A lavish survey of the world's most prestigious yacht clubs. The world of the yacht club is steeped in tradition and the aura of social exclusivity.

Classic Sailing Yachts

Author : Jill Bobrow
ISBN : 8854409103
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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A well-built sailing vessel is a sight to behold—likened by poets since Homer to the most stunning shapes of the natural world.Classic Sailing Yachts celebrates that beauty with page after page of gorgeous photography accompanied by detailed information on design, materials, vintage, and builders. Each chapter is dedicated to a specific vessel, with in-depth discussion of her provenance, construction, and sailing characteristics.

Cheerleader An American Icon

Author : Natalie Guice Adams
ISBN : 9781250098245
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Entertainers or athletes? Leaders or losers? Cheerleaders, numbering 3.8 million in the United States alone, are part of everyone's school memories. Looking beyond the poms and megaphones, Cheerleader! An American Icon explores how the sport reflects our shifting beliefs about athletics, entertainment, gender, and national identity. Natalie Guice Adams and Pamela J. Bettis trace cheerleading's history, from its inception 135 years ago as a male leadership activity, through the sassy era epitomized by the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, to its current incarnation as a physically demanding sport. Integrating history, pop culture, and interviews with participants of all ages and even those in the business, Adams and Bettis simultaneously celebrate cheering and provide critical analysis as well. Cheerleader!: An American Icon is a poignant, hilarious, powerful, and revealing look at a perennially popular activity.

The Seaside House

Author : Nick Voulgaris
ISBN : 9780847858361
Genre : Architecture, Domestic
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Irresistible interiors that capture the essence of seaside living. Everyone dreams of a house by the sea, and this book presents the best examples of homes for escaping to the serenity of the seaside. Beautifully photographed interiors, exteriors, gardens, and patios offer a peek into these appealing homes, including Martha Stewart's Seal Harbor, Maine residence, Donna Karan's Zen-like East Hampton retreat, Tommy Hilfiger's Pop Art-inspired Miami house, and Giorgio Armani's Antigua getaway. Such top designers as Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Steven Gambrel, and Ken Fulk have decorated these lovely and inspiring homes in quintessential seaside communities, including Block Island, Harbor Island, Malibu, and Martha's Vineyard. A seaside house is a place to unwind in a relaxed setting. Yet it is also a place to entertain friends and family in style and can express a range of chic decorating and design tastes. From clean, modern beach houses to traditional-style cottages, these breathtaking interiors, presented by a team known for style and taste, will inspire homeowners, designers, and anyone who loves a water view.

Herreshoff American Masterpieces

Author : Maynard Bray
ISBN : 9780393248494
Genre : Transportation
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Elegant by design and spectacular in performance, thirty-six iconic Herreshoff boats are showcased in magnificent photographs and original drawings. The Herreshoff Manufacturing Company—led by its founding spirit, the brilliant designer Captain Nathanael Greene Herreshoff (1848–1938)— constructed the most thrilling, innovative, and graceful boats ever built in the United States, not only lavish yachts and thoroughbred racing classes but also daysailers and dinghies, weekend cruisers and motor launches. Marine historian Maynard Bray and Herreshoff expert Claas van der Linde, in collaboration with renowned nautical photographer Benjamin Mendlowitz, present the very finest of the Herreshoff designs afloat today, with insightful commentary on design evolution in every facet from lines to displacement to hardware, accompanied by full-color images of each vessel both in detail and under way, as well as unique color reproductions of Herreshoff’s own archival plans and drawings. Each entry incorporates a history of the boat (or class), its owners, race results, and fate, celebrating the many that still grace our waters.


Author : Onne van der Wal
ISBN : 9780847838844
Genre : Photography
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From the eye of a world-class sailor through the lens of a world-class photographer, this grand-scale book takes the reader on a voyage around the world, capturing the joy, excitement, and serenity of sailing. As a professional sailor, Onne van der Wal has skippered boats of many kinds, raced yachts in every climate, and crossed the Atlantic more than ten times. When Olympus Cameras gave him a camera to document his Dutch team's Whitbread Round the World Race in 1981, he discovered his second passion: photography. Over a lifetime devoted to sailing, van der Wal has accrued an unparalleled archive of the most evocative and beautiful photography of the pursuit in all its varied forms, from classic yacht racing around Newport, R.I., to beautiful schooners drifting outside St. Tropez, and from peaceful catamaran expeditions through the silent Antarctic to intense Grand Prix races around the coast of Australia. No other photographer has the experience to shoot so well on board a speeding yacht or the confidence to scale a mast for the right panoramic view; and no other sailor has captured the extremes of the excitement, competition, peace, and mystery the sport affords. This lavishly illustrated volume—with nearly 200 color photographs and several gatefolds of glorious panoramic images—is a celebration of the nautical lifestyle and a love letter to a pursuit that is so much more than a pastime for all those lucky enough to enjoy it.

A Genius At His Trade

Author : Stan Grayson
ISBN : 0884485986
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The life and work of the 20th century's most versatile yacht designer. Big duotone volume, as beautiful as the boats it presents. Classic marine photography from the collections of Morris Rosenfeld, Norman Fortier, and Beken of Cowes. First time in paperback.

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