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The Compleat Cruiser

The Art, Practice and Enjoyment of Boating

by L. Francis Herreshoff

  • 109 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Sheridan House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Boating - General,
  • Sailing - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8298773M
    ISBN 100911378677
    ISBN 109780911378672
    OCLC/WorldCa19359421

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The Compleat Cruiser is a Socratic story--teaching while it entertains/5(20). The Compleat Cruiser book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Famed yacht designer and author L. Francis Herreshoff takes us /5. LFH's "The Compleat Cruiser" is like Thoreau's Walden even though it is patterned after the Complete Angler.

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The Compleat Cruiser is a bit dated, written in the 50s I believe, which adds an interesting historical aspect. But, it is also a shame that the story isn't updated to reflect what we would find today in the locales described in the book/5(5).

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Compleat Cruiser: The Art, This is a truly beautiful book, written by a boating god. You need to put your gentle hat, sit in a deep bath, and soak up the elegant ideas put forth.

This is from another era, a quieter, less complicated time, you will find yourself there with the characters/5(3). Famed The Compleat Cruiser book designer and author L. Francis Herreshoff takes us on family style cruises in American waters, during which all sorts of boats and boating skills are explained while they are used.

He tells about the adventures of the crews of the catboat Piscator, the ketch Viator, and the engineless whaleboat-style ketch Rozinante. There are anecdotes and examples and a wide variety of boat lore. Download PDF Compleat Cruiser book full free. Compleat Cruiser available for download and read online in other formats.

Francis Herreshoff is the author of The Compleat Cruiser ( avg rating, 25 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), Sensible Cruising Designs ( avg /5. This design quickly became everyman’s dreamboat in the s when Herreshoff’s book The Compleat Cruiser was first published.

Her breathtaking beauty and speed spawned lust, while her cruising capabilities sparked dreams of a simpler life afloat. Several of 'The Rudder' installments that LFH wrote (which when complied became the book-length 'The Compleat Cruiser') were left out of the Sheridan editions.

One chapter left out was LFH at his crankiest about fair weather sailors who thought they knew more than they did and weren't shy about proclaiming it. The Compleat Cruiser originally appeared serially in Rudder Magazine.

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