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Ticonderoga: Tales of an Enchanted Yacht (Concepts Books)

Somer, Jack A.

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ISBN 10: 0393046133 / ISBN 13: 9780393046137
Published by Ketch Me, U.S.A., 1997
Condition: As New Hardcover
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Title: Ticonderoga: Tales of an Enchanted Yacht (...

Publisher: Ketch Me, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: First Edition.

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Launched as Tioga in 1936, this glorious ketch finished first in twenty-four of her initial thirty-seven races. Renamed Ticonderoga in 1946, she went on to set more elapsed-time records than any ocean racer in history. Ticonderoga held more than thirty course records in races on several oceans, surpassing even the best performances of the hard-driven nineteenth-century clipper ships. But Ticonderoga wasn't designed for racing. Her creator, L. Francis Herreshoff, shaped her for genteel "afternoon sailing," giving her uncommon elegance of form with a clipper bow, elliptical transom, raked rig, gilded garnish, and a bathtub. It is these qualities of unsurpassed opulence and beauty, combined with her astonishing speed, that have made Big Ti so incomparable.

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Jack A. Somer is former editor of Yachting, a professional sailor, and author of Juliet: The Creation of a Masterpiece, Ocean Giants, and other books.

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