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Sailing small boats

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Published by Young Scott Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Sailing

  • About the Edition

    Discusses for the novice why boats float, hull shapes, wind, sails, and keels; gives directions for building a model boat and a glossary of nautical terms. Includes specific instructions for building an eight foot leeboard scow with hand tools, and explains how to handle it.

    Edition Notes

    StatementPhotos. by Peter Barlow
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV811 .W38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination71 p.
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24845702M
    LC Control Number67021799


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