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Of Yachts & Men
Of Yachts & Men

Of Yachts & Men


160 Pages, 8 1/2 x 11

Formats: Trade Paper

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

Publication Date: June 1997

ISBN 9781888671070

Rights: WOR

Tiller Publishing (Jun 1997)

Price: $22.95


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.


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

Author Biography

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