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of a great book for owners of classic boats.
This book, Boats: A manual for their documentation,
provides advice from America’s leading boat builders, architects and engineers, cultural historians and folk life specialists on how to care for boats and chronicle their individual histories. Extensively illustrated, bursting with time-saving hints and helpful assistance, and formatted to facilitate use in the field, Boats covers the waterfront: from simple pencil and tape measure to sophisticated computer-assisted documentation
. For the curator of major maritime collections to the weekend sailor, this book offers step-by-step guidance for understanding and documenting sailing vessels.