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  • praetorian1962
    Thank you very much Bob. I managed to order both of these books off of Amazon this morning and eagerly await them. Jim
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 30, 2010
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      Thank you very much Bob. I managed to order both of these books off of Amazon this morning and eagerly await them.
      Jim


      --- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, Bob Johnson <dredbob@...> wrote:
      >
      > My copy is the 1927 edition, so I expect it is in all of them. There
      > is a drawing on page 203. It is in a chapter describing his yacht Tern
      > IV (it seems all his boats were named Tern).
      > Both of his books, but especially the first one, _Yacht Cruising_ , are
      > well worth getting a hold of and reading if you are interested in
      > classic yachts and seamanship. Claud Worth began his yachting around
      > the 1880s and continued throughout his life, and became an accomplished
      > amateur designer, as well as being a prominent eye doctor.
      >
      > Bob
      >
      > > There were 4 editions of this book.
      > > What edition?
      > > 1927, 1929, 1935, 1947???
      > > Thanks
      > >
      > > --- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, "xstncl" <dredbob@> wrote:
      > >>
      > >> I need to correct myself here. The Claud Worth gear I described is
      > >> in his second book _Yacht Navigation and Voyaging_.
      > >>
      > >> Bob
      > >>
      >
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