Chicago: Henry Regnery Co., 1968. Hard Cover. Quarto. (11 1/2" x 8 1/2") Over 100 photographs and over 140 plans. A very nice copy in dust jacket. In a brodart protective wrapper. very good/very good. Item #49093
In Part 1 Uffa Fox explains the reasons for the development of different features in powercraft design from the days of the Viking Ships to the latest gas turbine vessels. Part II contains expamples of pwercraft of different sizes. Vol. III is for those who wish to study powerboats in more detail - their construction, engines, propellers, rudders, different means of propulsion and presents a view of trends. Part IV tells of the 198 mile annual International Race from Cowes to Torquay, illustrated with the plans and photographs of all seven winning boats to date.