Yacht Design According to Perry: My Boats and What Shaped Them (Hardcover)
A great designer offers you a virtuoso tour through the world of sailboats
Bob Perry initiated the trend toward fast voyaging sailboats with his world-famous Valiant 40, which has been in production longer than any other cruising sailboat in history. But Perry is not only a leading yacht designer--he is also an accomplished wordsmith whose blunt, insightful, irreverent, and always entertaining boat reviews have captivated readers of Sailing magazine for 24 years. This book is vintage Perry, a no-holds-barred tour of the world of yacht design through the benchmark boats of his 30-year career.
Bob Perry's body of work has established him as one of the world leaders in performance-oriented cruising yachts.Thanks to his sharp wit and critical insights, his popular yacht design reviews have appeared in Sailing magazine monthly for 24 years.