Eighteen Footers

Australia, 1967

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An exciting and visually beautiful study of yachting on Sydney Harbour, with special reference to the Australian designed eighteen footer, one of the speediest craft of it’s kind in the world. Describes the standard design, how it evolved and a number of variations. Portrays the exhilaration of racing the craft and demonstrates handling techniques

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Richard Mason

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