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Multihull Seamanship by  Michael McMullen - First American Edition Stated - 1976 - from Dave Shoots, Bookseller and Biblio.com

Multihull Seamanship

by McMullen, Michael

Condition: Very Good/Fair


New York: David McKay Company, Inc,, 1976 Blue cloth on boards. DJ nearly complete, but badly torn and heavily taped. Letter to John Earle, of Chelsea, VT., from Richard C. Newick (1926-2013), a builder of multihull boats, compares the VALS and NATIVE designs (laid in). Newick reports he has just started sketching a 40-42 foot boat of the NATIVE design for an Italian client, with an extra 4 feet added just abaft the main cabin. Newick is referred to twice in Acknowledgements and 3 times in the Index. This book is an obvious effort to report accurately on current construction of multihills. There are 104 photographs and drawings, with 18 pp. of Graphs of Round Britain and OSTAR races. 200 pp. . First American Edition Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. Illus. by Andrew Spedding and Paul Brookes, et al. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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