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The Rudder Treasury

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The Rudder TreasurySubtitled 'A selection form the first 50 years of America's greatest yachting magazine'.
Edited by Tom Davin
Features writings from some of the most famous and diverse figures of the first half of the twentieth century, Thomas Fleming Day, John Alden, L. Francis Herreshoff, and others.
The four sections contain Winter Reading (all sorts of cruising adventures), The Dream Ships (plans and descriptions of boats by well known designers), the Care and Feeding of Yachtsmen, and The Hurrah's Nest, a collection of dogmatic advice, arbitrary opinions, clever devices and methods.
A good bedside book with a fascinating range of topics.
2003 reprint of 1953 first edition. 349 pages, softcover.