The Book of Wooden Boats
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.
- Hardback | 192 pages
- 281.94 x 287.02 x 20.32mm | 1,383.45g
- 17 Jan 2011
- WW Norton & Co
- New York, United States
- 200 four-color photographs
"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
About John Rousmaniere
Benjamin Mendlowitz is America's premier photographer of wooden boats. He lives in Brooklin, Maine. Marine historian Maynard Bray has authored or co-authored many books on the subject of wooden boats, including the classic Book of Wooden Boats. 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.