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The Working Guide to Traditional Small-Boat Sails

A How-To Handbook for Owners and Builders

David L. Nichols


List Price: 21.95*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (9/1/2006)


A revised edition, with a new chapter on sailmaking. Make your modern sailboat look (and work) like a salty classic.

Breakaway Books, 9781621240174, 120pp.

Publication Date: September 30, 2014

About the Author

David L. Nichols has been building boats and making sails for over twenty years. When he isn't designing sails or building boats you'll find him in the boats he's designed and built. He feels that the only way to truly understand boats and sails is to use them. A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, he has written for boating magazines like WoodenBoat and Boatbuilder, as well as writing and producing boat building videos. His designs may be viewed at