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A beautiful and indispensable guide to wooden power boats by America's preeminent photographer of wooden boats.This small, elegant book of the most gorgeous wooden powerboats in the world is divided into five categories ― launches, runabouts and racers, power cruisers, motor yachts, and work boats. Among the magnificent vessels included are Kittywake, a 100-year-old British steam launch, and Jessica, a legendary 75-foot motor yacht built in 1930 whose early years were spent as a fast commute to New York City through Long Island Sound. Also presented here are converted shrimp boats, tugboats, gold cup racers, and the stunning Principia, a gleaming 96-foot power yacht and favorite among enthusiasts.
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Benjamin Mendlowitz is America's premier photographer of wooden boats. He lives in Brooklin, Maine.Review:
An intelligent selection of subjects, hard-core color photography, and informative commentary makes this more than just a field guide. -- Woodenboat Review, March/April 1999
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