By Vanessa Bird
From the 7ft Optimist to the 125ft J class - this beautifully illustrated book showcases 144 boats from across the world, with a wealth of detail on each class, including: the origins and history of the class; what it's like to sail one; fascinating stories about the boat, the sailorsr, and development. Stunning photography, sailplans and sail symbol; full detail on length, layout and designer.Featuring designers such as William Fife, Olin Stevens, Maurice Griffiths and Uffa Fox. Includes a section devoted to the 46, 2012 Olympic classes.
Hb. 160pp 246x189mm Photos and illustrations throughout