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By Vanessa Bird

this is often the total connection with the vintage yachts and dinghies nonetheless crusing at the present time. concentrating on the main famous, renowned and enduring designs - from the 7ft Optimist to the 125ft J classification - this fantastically illustrated booklet showcases one hundred forty four boats from internationally, with a wealth of aspect on each one classification, together with: the origins and heritage of the category; what it really is prefer to sail one; attention-grabbing tales concerning the boat, who sailed her, and her improvement; lovely images, sailplans and sail image; complete aspect on her size, structure and designer.

Featuring designers from an the world over known corridor of reputation (including William Fife, Olin Stevens, Maurice Griffiths and Uffa Fox), Classic sessions is the fitting source for traditional boat proprietors and fanatics world wide, even if their curiosity lies in high-performance thoroughbred racers, well-loved creek crawling cruisers or well known home-built vintage dinghies. released prior to the 2012 Olympics, there's additionally a bit dedicated to the forty six Olympic classes.

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