The Compleat Cruiser: The Art, Practice, and Enjoyment of Boating

by L. Francis Herreshoff

Paperback, 1987

Status

Available

Call number

797

Collection

Publication

Sheridan House (1987), Edition: Reprint, First paperback edition, 382 pages

Description

Famed yacht designer & author L. Francis Herreshoff takes us on family-style cruises in American waters, during which all sorts of boats & boating skills are explained while they are used. He tells about the adventures of the crews of the catboat Piscator, the ketch Viator, & the engineless whaleboat-style ketch Rozinante. There are anecdotes & examples & a wide variety of boat lore in each chapter, as well as adventures, races, coastwise cruises & visits to historical harbors.

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

382 p.; 9 inches

ISBN

0911378677 / 9780911378672

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