Books

Int. 5.5 Metre 70th Anniversary Yearbook

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the International 5.5 Metre Class and the 100th Scandinavian Gold Cup later this year, the International 5.5 Metre Association has published a commemorative yearbook.

Rainbows & Dragons – Gordon Ingate Biography

Gordon Ingate’s illustrious sailing career spans international campaigning in Dragons and 5.5 Metres, offshore racing, the Olympics and the America’s Cup. ‘Rainbows & Dragons’ is his official biography, a fascinating story of Gordon Ingate’s life in and around the sailing…
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Essex and Suffolk Boatyards and Boat Builders

A fascinating record of the boatyards and boat builders of Essex and Suffolk ‘Essex and Suffolk Boatyards and Boat Builders’ by Mike Davies is a fascinating historical record of the boatyards and boat builders of Essex and Suffolk and its…
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Memories and Forgetfulness

In his candid and often brutally honest autobiography, Colin Reed, remembers countless stories from his childhood in Southampton, his 10 years in the Royal Navy and then a 40 year career in the upstream oil and gas industry including time…
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The Beer was Still Cold

In 2017 the Finn World Masters was held in Barbados. This is a photo book of the event and the people. 100 pages Price: £13 (UK), £16.50 (Europe) £19 (RoW) BUY NOW

Being with Benny: Inside the World of Ben Lexcen

Being with Benny is the story of how Bob Miller, from a shattered childhood in rural Australia and only four years of schooling became one of the world’s leading yacht designers. His creation Australia II won the America’s Cup in…
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Between a Rock and a Camera Lens

Between a Rock and a Camera Lens is a pictorial view of the Finn Class at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games with more than 400 photographs from Rio, covering every race and every sailor. It is complemented by daily summaries…
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…and the beer was cold

A PhotoBook of all the best photos from the 2017 OK Dinghy World Championship in Barbados. This is an Amazon version of the glossy book. It is printed on matt paper, but is otherwise identical. Price: £12 BUY NOW  …
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crOniKle: Celebrating 60 Years of the OK Dinghy

chrOniKle is an anecdotal history of the OK Dinghy to celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2017. It includes 100 stories, many of which are illustrated, drawn from all periods of the class’s history. Old stories are complemented by new stories,…
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Between a Rock and a Hard Race

Between a Rock and a Hard Race takes the reader on a four-year journey through the eyes of the Finn class athletes who campaigned for and took part in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. It begins on a hill in…
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