The Book of Wooden Boats: v. 3

The Book of Wooden Boats: v. 3

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By (author) Benjamin Mendlowitz, By (author) Maynard Bray, By (author) John Rousmaniere

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  • Publisher: WW Norton & Co
  • Format: Hardback | 192 pages
  • Dimensions: 282mm x 287mm x 20mm | 1,383g
  • Publication date: 21 January 2011
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0393080110
  • ISBN 13: 9780393080117
  • Illustrations note: 200 four-color photographs
  • Sales rank: 470,574

Product description

Marine photographer Benjamin Mendlowitz has built a reputation for honoring the essence and integrity of classic wooden boats through the ongoing Calendar of Wooden Boats. This full-color book presents the most exciting boats shot over the past ten years and includes classic wooden sailboats, powerboats, luxury yachts, and working vessels. Marine historian and restorer Maynard Bray provides brief descriptive text to accompany each photograph.

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Benjamin Mendlowitz is America's premier photographer of wooden boats. He has produced the Calendar of Wooden Boats(R) since 1983. He lives in Brooklin, Maine. Marine historian Maynard Bray has provided text for each Calendar of Wooden Boats(R), as well as for six books featuring Benjamin Mendlowitz's boat photography. He lives in Brooklin, Maine. John Rousmaniere has sailed in over 35,000 miles of offshore voyaging and racing. He crewed on the 48-foot Toscana in the fateful Fastnet Race of 1979.

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"If wooden boats had a Dr. Doolittle, it would be Maynard Bray. He is uniquely at home in their language. Lucky for us he has shared here much of what he has learned." -- Bill Mayher, coauthor of Joel White