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Book of Designs of Deep Sea Racing Craft

Royal Corinthian Yacht Club
published for the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club by Ernest J. Day & Company, [1932]

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issued under the auspices of the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, England

published for the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club by Ernest J. Day & Company, [1932]

one of the real gems (and rarities) of English yachting literature.

a superb volume containing 29 yacht designs selected from the 60+ submitted for an international competition promoted by the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, for yachts of the 55ft and 35ft ratings.

each design is illustrated with a series of plans extending over several pages, and the 116 pages of plans are preceded by an explanatory introduction.

Amongst the competing designers were Laurent Giles, David Boyd, Olin Stephens, Charles A. Nicholson, etc

landscape folio hardback [28x38cm]. pp[xii] 116

apart from just a little light marking to the covers, a lovely bright copy in the original gilt decorated navy blue binding