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The folkboat story : from cult to classic-- the renaissance of a legend

Author: Dieter Loibner
Publisher: Dobbs Ferry, NY : Sheridan House, 2008.
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Dieter Lobiner details the history of the Nordic Folkboat, sketching its journey from its origins in 1930s Sweden to modern regattas which showcase its performance under trying conditions and its  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dieter Loibner
ISBN: 9781574092745 157409274X
OCLC Number: 456555076
Description: xvi, 236 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Foreword by Tania AebiPrologueChapter 1: A Design by Committee Chapter 2: Tord Sunden: Designer or Draftsman?Chapter 3: Folkboat Relatives Chapter 4: Innovation and Tradition Chapter 5: Folkboats in Europe Chapter 6: Folkboats Elsewhere Chapter 7: Interlude I-The Great Races Chapter 8: Cruising and Other Pleasures Chapter 9: The Lunatic Fringe Chapter 10: Interlude II-The Masters of Miniature Chapter 11: Historic Highlights of Clinker Chapter 12: The Lure of the Folkboat Chapter 13: Tips for Fans Epilogue Bibliography Links and Addresses Builders Index
Responsibility: Dieter Loibner.


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Now in paperback, this is a modern classic detailing the history of the Nordic Folkboat. Designed during the early years of World War II, the 25-foot Folkboat has gone from cult to classic, Read more...

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