Sailing small boats by Harvey Weiss

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Published by Young Scott Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • Juvenile literature,
  • Sailing

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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.

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Book details

StatementPhotos. by Peter Barlow
LC ClassificationsGV811 .W38
The Physical Object
Pagination71 p.
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24759551M
LC Control Number67021799

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