The Encyclopedia of Yacht Designers

The Encyclopedia of Yacht Designers

Science, Study & Work
Hardback Published on: 20/09/2005
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Synopsis

This long-awaited volume is a majestic guide and a tribute to the world's great yacht designers. Ten years in preparation, and with an expert editorial board giving it direction, The Encyclopedia of Yacht Designers defines the field with fascinating entries by eighty experts and over 800 photographs and drawings. In these pages such legendary figures from the past as William Fife, L. Francis Herreshoff, and John Alden share space with contemporary designers such as Jon Bannenberg, German Frers, and Ron Holland. They are joined by over five hundred others who have contributed to the colorful history of yachting, producing some of the most beautiful and swift vessels, whether sail or power.

  • Publisher: WW Norton & Co
  • ISBN: 9780393048766
  • Number of pages: 528
  • Weight: 4314g
  • Dimensions: 381 x 279 x 69 mm

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