The Guide to Wooden Boats (Paperback)

Schooners, Ketches, Cutters, Sloops, Yawls, Cats

By Benjamin Mendlowitz, Maynard Bray (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Joel White (Foreword by)

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393338065, 171pp.

Publication Date: April 26, 2010

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First published in 1996, this classic pictorial tour of wooden boats showcases a rich collection of images by Benjamin Mendlowitz, the preeminent photographer of wooden boats. The result is a stunning guide to sailboats and their rigs with text by the renowned marine historian Maynard Bray--a true feast for the eyes as well as the imagination. Now available for the first time as a paperback edition, complete with Joel White's foreword and a new afterword by sailor and writer Roger Angell, this gem of a book is sure to delight both lifelong boaters and newcomers to the nautical world.