New York: Macmillan, 1937. Harry Parker. Reissue from 1927. Hardcover. Scarce. Clean, tight 4to, 786pp, copiously illustrated and photographed. Cover is lightly faded, pea-green cloth on boards with some light chipping along the head and tail of spine. Gilt spine title is faded. One 2-inch water stain on the front pastedown at the edge which does not bleed to the book. There is a small, neat former owner stamp on the ffe and back pastedown. Very Good / missing. Item #17692
The book presents descriptions of well-known classes of racing boats of the present day from well known sailors, principally in the United States, Canada, and England. It also touches upon the history of yachting and the science or craft of the sailor, and to the various bodies of water where racing and cruising are popular.