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Boats with an Open Mind: Seventy-Five Unconventional Designs and Concepts


  


 : Boats with an Open Mind: Seventy-Five Unconventional Designs and Concepts
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Binding: Paperback
EAN: 9780070063761
Edition: 1
ISBN: 0070063761
Item Dimensions: 93075016286
Label: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Languages: EnglishPublishedEnglishOriginal LanguageEnglishUnknown
Manufacturer: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Number Of Items: 1
Number Of Pages: 432
Publication Date: September 22, 1994
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Studio: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press




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Here are 75 novel and wonderful boats--some strange, some beautiful, all of them paragons of Philip Bolger's form-follows-function design philosophy. A planing microtrawler; a glass-galleried, beachable birdwatching boat; a fully enclosed ocean-cruising rowboat; cruising sailboats that take the ground at low tide; power, sail, and rowing boats from 6 to 95 feet--these are boats as only Bolger's unfettered imagination does them. This is the first collection of Bolger's work in almost 15 years. It is long overdue.

"Bolger is an eloquent writer and his comments run the gamut from hilarious to profound."--The Ensign

"Bolger brings a kind of youthful feeling to yacht design--he would rather make precedent than follow it."--WoodenBoat

"Bolger has a way of seducing even the lay reader into thinking about and beginning to understand boat design."--Cruising World

"Boat lovers who are used to designers who conceive the same boat over and over, camouflaged with a face-lifting here and there, will be amazed at Phil Bolger's diversity."--Boatbuilder





 



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