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Temple to the Wind: The Story of America's Greatest Naval Architect and His Masterpiece, Reliance

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One of history's most famous yachts, and the giants who made it.
Hardcover, 312 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Lyons Press (first published August 28th 2005)
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Charlie
Jan 25, 2012 Charlie rated it it was amazing
Excellent book - gives a decent introduction to the AMerica's Cup of the period, a right-sized explanation of the technologies of boat construction & design of the time, and a decent picture of the Wizard of Bristol. I thoroughly enjoyed this book...as a reader AND as a Herreshoff owner.
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Dec 09, 2007 Erik rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: sailing fanatics
This is a great book for anybody interrested in the history of the America's Cup and fan on Herreshoff's designs
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