How to build a racing sloop

by Mower, Charles Drown

Publisher: The Rudder Publishing Company in New York, London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 23 Downloads: 877
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Statementby C.D. Mower ...
Series[Rudder how-to series]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsVM331 .M93
The Physical Object
Pagination[23] p.
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6913691M
LC Control Number02005235
OCLC/WorldCa8828254

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This particular boat is agile, and extremely fast. She points high, and responds quickly to the pressure of one finger on the tiller.Practice Tying Knots. For thousands of years, sailors have used times where it is cold or raining by doing things like tying knots.

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