The Global Schooner


This book is in Conway territory. The publisher has a well-deserved reputation for publishing ultimate reference works that are copiously illustrated with high quality graphics and illustration that are good enough to become the basis of accurate models. The author is an internationally established modeller and marine artist, which explains the feeling for the subject and the attention to detail. The price is more than justified by the quality of the content. The schooner as a type is a handsome design with fast and versatile rigs that made it an important style of vessel that survives and prospers today in leisure sailing. The author has selected four specific types in illustration of his history

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