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By Mike Bender

This ebook, via a number one professional within the box, is the 1st significant background of yachting for over 1 / 4 of a century. atmosphere advancements inside of political, social and financial adjustments, the publication tellsthe tale of yachting from Elizabethan instances to the current day: the 1st makes use of of yachts, through monarchs, in particular Charles II; yacht golf equipment and yacht racing within the eighteenth century; the early yearsof the Royal Yacht Squadron at Cowes and an research of the the USA Cup demanding situations; the pioneering advancements in eire and the exporting of yachting to the colonies and buying and selling outposts of the Empire; the growth of yachting in Victorian instances; the Golden Age of Yachting within the years prior to the 1st international struggle, while it was once the game of the topped heads of Europe; the discovery of the dinghy and the keelboat sessions and, after the second one global warfare, the big numbers of home-built dinghies; the breaking of recent limitations via risk-taking single-handers from the mid-1960s; the growth of relaxation crusing that got here within the Eighties with using moulded plastic yachts; and present traits and pressures in the activity. Well-referenced but hugely readable, this e-book can be of curiosity either to the coed and the crusing enthusiast.

MIKE BENDER is an skilled yachtsman and certified Ocean Yachtmaster, with a few 40 thousand miles, ordinarily singlehanded, below the keel.He is an Honorary learn Fellow in background on the collage of Exeter.

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By Mike Bender

This ebook, via a number one professional within the box, is the 1st significant background of yachting for over 1 / 4 of a century. atmosphere advancements inside of political, social and financial adjustments, the publication tellsthe tale of yachting from Elizabethan instances to the current day: the 1st makes use of of yachts, through monarchs, in particular Charles II; yacht golf equipment and yacht racing within the eighteenth century; the early yearsof the Royal Yacht Squadron at Cowes and an research of the the USA Cup demanding situations; the pioneering advancements in eire and the exporting of yachting to the colonies and buying and selling outposts of the Empire; the growth of yachting in Victorian instances; the Golden Age of Yachting within the years prior to the 1st international struggle, while it was once the game of the topped heads of Europe; the discovery of the dinghy and the keelboat sessions and, after the second one global warfare, the big numbers of home-built dinghies; the breaking of recent limitations via risk-taking single-handers from the mid-1960s; the growth of relaxation crusing that got here within the Eighties with using moulded plastic yachts; and present traits and pressures in the activity. Well-referenced but hugely readable, this e-book can be of curiosity either to the coed and the crusing enthusiast.

MIKE BENDER is an skilled yachtsman and certified Ocean Yachtmaster, with a few 40 thousand miles, ordinarily singlehanded, below the keel.He is an Honorary learn Fellow in background on the collage of Exeter.

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