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Of Yachts & Men
Of Yachts & Men

Of Yachts & Men

BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

160 Pages, 8 1/2 x 11

Trade Paper, $22.95 (US $22.95) (CA $25.95)

Publication Date: June 1997

ISBN 9781888671070

Rights: WOR

Tiller Publishing (Jun 1997)

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Overview

The famed boat designer's warm, entertaining, and informative reminiscences of a lifetime enjoying boats. First published in 1949, this autobiography of William Atkin, "America's foremost designer of small yachts," gained such a wide public audience that it was issued in several editions. Long out of print, it has become a much sought-after item.

Reviews

"...you’ve been chatting informally with one who freely passes along nuggets ... you can’t afford to be without this book."  â€â€Motor Boating Magazine

Author Biography

Billy Atkin started designing yachts in 1906 and continued to his death in 1962.