Pilot Cutters Under Sail: Pilots and Pilotage in Britain and Northern Europe

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The pilot cutters that operated around the coasts of northern Europe until the First World War were amongst the most seaworthy and beautiful craft of their size ever built, while the small number that have survived have inspired yacht designers, sailors and traditional craft enthusiasts over the last hundred years. Even in their day they possessed a charisma unlike any other working craft; their speed and close-windedness, their strength and seaworthiness, fused together into a hull and rig of particular elegance, all to ...

Pilot Cutters Under Sail: Pilots and Pilotage in Britain and Northern Europe 2013, Seaforth Publishing, Barnsley

ISBN-13: 9781848321540

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