Great Eights, the yachts and history of the International 8-metre Class
Van Bueren, John Lammerts
Yachting Library, 2000.
with a wealth of colour illustration, a magnificent evocation of this great class of racing yacht, from 1907 to the present day
History of the Sanders Cup 1921-1946 – Wheatley & Reid
Wheatley & Reid
Observer on Ranger during the races for the America’s Cup 1937
Dilke, Sir Fisher
London, Herbert Jenkins, 1938
On the Wind’s Highway, Ranger, Rainbow, and Racing
by Harold S. Vanderbilt
Charles Scribner’s & Sons, 1939
even scarcer than ‘Enterprise’. the three-times defender of the America’s Cup recalls his racing career, together with a chapter on the evolution of the J-Class, sections on tactics, and an analysis of the Right of Way rules.
illustrated with a colour frontispiece portrait and more than 60 fine full-page half-tone plates, plus many charts and diagrams.
a fine book.
Ship Would Not Travel Due West. Mariners Library edition.
by David Lewis
Rupert Hart-Davis, 1963.
the first single-handed Trans-Atlantic race, and the return voyage, in the 25′ Vertue yacht “Cardinal Vertue”.
Mariners Library Edition no.47 – one of the scarcest in the series