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Wood, Wind and Water: A Story of the Operal House Cup Race of Nantucket (Wood, Wind and Water, 1)

Converse, Anne T.; Ford, Carolyn M.

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ISBN 10: 0971403007 / ISBN 13: 9780971403000
Published by Wood Wind & Water
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Lavendier Books (N Scituate, RI, U.S.A.)

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0971403007 No Publisher; NP, 2002. Hardcover. First edition. Signed. Fine in a Near Fine Dustwrapper. Signed and warmly inscribed by both authors on title page. 131pp, Oblong 4to[quarto or aprx 12 x 9], colour illustrations. We pack securely and ship daily w/delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. Bookseller Inventory # SKU1007913

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Title: Wood, Wind and Water: A Story of the Operal ...

Publisher: Wood Wind & Water

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

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Nantucket's Opera House Cup Race is an East Coast's classic yacht regatta, which provides an opportunity to spotlight beautifully restored classic yachts. Containing images from the race, this book shows the beautiful lines and curves of classic yachts. It also includes an introduction and a brief history of Nantucket and the Opera House Cup Race.


Various owners, restorers, and boat-builders share their passionate love of wooden yachts with personal stories expressing their pursuit to preserve its unique heritage, Nantucket's Opera House Cup Race, which is the East Coast's first classic yacht regatta. The race provides an opportunity to spotlight beautifully restored classic yachts at a time when fibreglass rules the waves. The location provides a rich backdrop for colourful tales spanning the 32-year history of the race. Since its founding, the race has grown to include some of the world's most treasured nautical gems. The coffee table format of this book highlights 85 pages of full-colour images. The images show the beautiful lines and curves of classic yachts that were captured over a span of 18 years. The text includes an introduction, a brief history of Nantucket, and a history of the Opera House Cup Race.

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