Luard, L: Nicholson and Watson 1948 London, hardcover 397 pages with photo's. This book is about his life in small boats and yachts, cruising and ocean racing during the inter-war years. Includes one of his best known boats, ZANZARA, which, as the writer of the tipped-in letter relates, was sunk coming into a French port by the drunken crew of one of the boats of the sardine fleet leaving harbour. The author describes in particular detail the Transatlantic race of 1931, but also describes the Fastnet races of 1927, 1929, 1930, and 1931 ; and the Channel races of 1928 and 1934. He also tells of some of his trading and pleasure cruising off the French coast and elsewhere. Book has marks of using.
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