80 Years of Yachting Vol. 3    Edited by Bill Robinson

80 Years of Yachting Vol. 3 Edited by Bill Robinson

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80 Years of Yachting Vol. 3 Edited by Bill Robinson

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Featuring Such notable contributors to Yachting magazine as John Hersey, H. L. Stone, Bus Mosbacher and Francis Chichester @@@ Edited By Bill Robinson @@@ Very Good, Hardcover with Dustjacket, 1987 Edition, Few BW Photographs, 291 pages, 9 1/2 by 6 1/2 @@@ Details: @@@ This anthology captures the adventures, legends, and thrills of yachting for seasoned seafarers and land locked dreamers alike. In stores and articles from the past 80 years of Yachting magazine - the "bible" of the sport since 1907 - readers learn of exploits of such yachting legends as Sir Thomas Lipton, Bill Taylor, Bus Mosbacher, Francis Chichester, and Ted Turner. @@@ They witness the great yachting events, from Kaiser's Ocean Race of 1905 to Australia's startling victory in the 1983 America's Cup. They cruise with President roosevelt along the coast of Maine in 1933, and they venture to the Solomons, around cape Horn, and to other faraway locations. They relive the wartime and peacetime yachting adventures, and understand the sport's technological advances through the eyes of the great yachtsmen and yachtswomen, and through the words of such literary figures as Cleveland Amory, Catherine, Drinker Bowen, and John Hersey.