Motor Boat Volume 2

Motor Boat Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...for yacht clubs on the motorboat proposition. In other words, instead of having each club considering, pondering over and handling powerboat complexities, the Association took over all this work, and their opinion was accepted as final by the 39 clubs which belong to it. The new President of the Association is an enthusiastic yachtsman and, in business. is a chemical engineer. He is on the qui vrzre for movement, evolution. He is built on sharp, concise but broad lines, and his personality will undoubtedly dominate the Association during his incumbencv in office. Outside of the presidency. the makeup 'of the ofiicers and of the various committees of the Association is exactly the same as last year. ' SECRETARY COLE'S REPO RT THERE are now enrolled in this Association thirty-nine Clubs, located in the States of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Since our I904 book went to press, the following Clubs have been elected to membership: Buffalo Launch Club, Cape May Yacht Club, Corinthian Yacht Club of Stamford, Frontenac Yacht Club, New York Athletic Club, Philadelphia Yacht Club, Swampscott Club and South Boston Yacht Club. There are now pending before the Executive Committee several applications for membership, which will be acted upon at the next meeting of the Committee. No resignations have been received. Although our rules have been criticised in several respects, they are the only rules which have been used in this country, where time has been allowed. They are also used exclusively in Switzerland and Italy. The Marine Motor Association of England, whose measurement rule is very similar to ours, and which is getting nearer and nearer to ours at each modification, has used and still uses...show more

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  • Paperback | 306 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 549g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236586387
  • 9781236586384