Racing, cruising and design

Fox, Uffa

Published by Peter Davies, 1937
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Title: Racing, cruising and design
Publisher: Peter Davies
Publication Date: 1937
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good

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Fox, Uffa
ISBN 10: 0907069150 ISBN 13: 9780907069157
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Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR002373689

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Fox, Uffa
Published by Peter Davies, London (1948)
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Book Description Peter Davies, London, 1948. Hardcover. Book Condition: In quite good condition. Third Impression. Demy folio, [27.75cm/11inches], full chrome-embossed Wedgewood-blue cloth sans dust jacket, pp. 340, indexed. Illustrated with over b-w halftones, schematics &tc. Please feel free to ask for particulars and/or additional photographs. . Uffa Fox was born on the Isle of Wight and was raised in East Cowes. He was responsible for many of the developments which have contributed to the modern popularity of Dinghy sailing. He first introduced the technique of planing to dinghy racing, and was influential in the introduction of trapezing. In about 1943 he designed a 27 ft lifeboat to be dropped from Vickers Warwick aircraft when rescuing downed aircrew or mariners; its deficiencies led to the more sturdy American A-1 lifeboat. An example of this craft and of others built and/or designed by Fox are in the collections of the Classic Boat Museum at East Cowes, Isle of Wight.[2] These boats could be released from under the aeroplane retarded by six 32 ft diameter parachutes. Although initially adapted for the Warwick, the lifeboat was subsequently also carried by Air-Sea Rescue Lancasters and B-17 Flying Fortresses. The museum also holds a large collection of photographs by and about Fox. He became a friend of the Duke of Edinburgh in 1949 and they raced together at Cowes Week on many occasions. They raced on Fox's Dragon "Fresh Breeze" or the Duke's 'Royal' Dragon "Bluebottle" He also took the Royal children sailing at Cowes. Apart from having a highly successful racing, cruising and sailing career, he ran successful boat design and boatbuilding businesses in the south of England. He designed many of the significant classes of boats around today, including the planing International 14, the Foxcub and Super Foxcub, the Flying Fifteen, the Flying Ten, the National 12, the National 18, the Albacore, the Firefly, the Javelin, the Pegasus Dinghy, the Jollyboat and the Day Sailer. Many of his designs exploited the wartime developments of moulded plywood, extruded aluminium, Tufnol etc. In addition to dinghies he designed several keel boats all loosely based on the same concept as the flying fifteen, with separate fin keel and rudder. They were very light weight compared with other boats of the era. Huff of Arklow for Douglas Heard was 30'-0" on the waterline and Flying Fox for Fred Brownlee was 35'-0" waterline length. Uffa Fox designed the Britannia rowboat, used by John Fairfax, used for the first solo-rowing expedition across the Atlantic Ocean in 1969.[5] The Britannia was described as "the Rolls-Royce of rowboats, made of mahogany." It was self-righting, self-bailing and partly covered.[5] He also designed Britannia II , used by John Fairfax and Sylvia Cook to row across the Pacific Ocean in 1971 through 1972. His character is perhaps best indicated by an escapade whereby he led a group of Sea Scouts, without their parents' consent (they thought it was a weekend sailing camp), across the English Channel and up the Seine to within a few kilometres of Paris in a 25 ft open boat. Bookseller Inventory # 26276

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Published by Ashford,Buchan and Enright (1985)
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Book Description Ashford,Buchan and Enright, 1985. Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Good. **SHIPPED FROM UK** We believe you will be completely satisfied with our quick and reliable service. All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! Buy with confidence!. Bookseller Inventory # 2898158

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Fox, Uffa
Published by New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948. Profusely illustrated large format volume. With over 400 plans, Photographs and Diagrams. (1948)
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Book Description New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948. Profusely illustrated large format volume. With over 400 plans, Photographs and Diagrams., 1948. Book Condition: Very good. Third printing. Hardcover. Very good condition in slightly worn dust jacket. Age spotting to the binding. Internally clean and tight. Bookseller Inventory # 8508

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Fox Uffa
Published by Ashford Press (1985)
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Book Description Ashford Press, 1985. Cloth. Book Condition: VG. Dust Jacket Condition: VG. Reprint. High quality reprint of this classic work of 1937 on Yachts. 340pp, heavily illustrated. VG copy in dw, spine faded as usual. Heavy - please enquire for overseas postage costs. Size: 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 014688

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Book Description C. Scribner's sons. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. B00086F3EE Charles Scribner's Sons; New York, 1938. Hardcover. First edition. Good, previous owner personal note about math conversions in ink on front free endpaper, some shelf wear, fading to spine, few soiled spots to boards and spine, small abrasions to buckram of board corners/spine edges, sunned pages, binding a bit shaky but sturdy and intact, handwritten conversions in ink on page 338, moderate foxing to front/back matters, some wear/soiled spots to text block edges/fore-edge, without Dust wrapper. 4to[quarto or approx. 9.5 x 12 inches], 340pp., indexed, b&w illustrations. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. Bookseller Inventory # SKU1017870

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Book Description 1948 Peter Davier, London Mapas, fot. y diagramas en b/n. 340 p. 28x21 cm. Enc. tela c/sobr. Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web. (vaixells, barcos, nautica, navegacion). Bookseller Inventory # 44246

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Published by C Scribner's sons / NY 1938 (1938)
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Book Description C Scribner's sons / NY 1938, 1938. Oversized Hardback. 340p. Very good condition. No dust jacket. Cover sunned. Light wear to extremities. ISBN: B00086F3EE. Bookseller Inventory # J999127

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Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York (1938)
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Book Description Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1938. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 400401

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Fox, Uffa.
Published by Peter Davies (1937)
ISBN 10: 1111111111 ISBN 13: 9781111111113
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Book Description Peter Davies, 1937. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. The dust jacket is missing, the boards are worn with bumping to the spine ends and corners. The pages are secure to the binding, the edges have tanning and foxing. There are previous owner details inside the covers. GRADED COMMENSURATE WITH AGE OF BOOK. PLEASE BE AWARE THIS BOOK IS PRE 1965 AND THE GRADE WILL REFLECT ITS AGE. Usual signs of a well read book but good overall condition. May not look good on your bookcase after reading and probably not suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere SECURE DAILY POSTING FROM UK. 30 DAY GUARANTEE. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001726495

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