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