Title FIRST IN ITS CLASS: THE STORY OF THE ROYAL NOVA SCOTIA YACHT SQUADRON.
Publisher Nimbus, (Halifax, 1986).
Seller ID 16585
156 pp, oblong 8vo (8 1/2" H x 10 3/4" D), hard cover in dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs and reproductions. ISBN 0928521521 "From the formation of the Halifax Yacht Club in 1837 to the challenge for the 1987 America's Cup, the history of the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron is filled with tradition, controversy, humour, and tragedy. Above all, it is a story about people - influential, colourful individuals - and the boats they designed, built and raced. (This book) provides an accurate and entertaining portrayal of the Squadron's fascinating history including special profiles of prominent members and legendary boats." Very slight curl to fore-edges og boards, waviness to fore-edge of textblock. Dust jacket has very minor edge wear, very light rubbing on panels, very light edge wrinkling. VG/VG