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Offshore. Ocean Racing, Fact Cruising, Modern Yacht Handling and Equipment

ILLINGWORTH, Captain John H.

[Fourth (Revised and Enlarged) Edition.]

BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY WITH SMALL ILLINGWORTH/GILKES ARCHIVE

Published: Adlard Coles Southampton, [1957]

Stock code: 41530

Price: £220.00

THIS COPY WAS FORMERLY IN THE LIBRARY OF DR. MICHAEL GILKES FRCS AND COMES WITH A SMALL ARCHIVE OF LETTERS AND EPHEMERA RELATING TO THE AUTHOR. The archive comprises (a) six T.L.s. and draft letters from Illingworth to Gilkes relating to participation in, and preparations for, the Newport-Bermuda Race 1962 in the yacht PHEROUSA. Several of the letters are on Illingworth & Primrose stationery. Among many other matters, Illingworth accepts Gilkes' suggestion that he manage the medical services; (b) Entry Form, Conditions, and General Information pamphlets for the Newport-Bermuda Race 1960. A SPLENDID ASSOCIATION COPY WITH VALUABLE MEMORABILIA OF ONE OF THE LEADING UK YACHT DESIGN PARTNERSHIPS OF THE PERIOD.