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German Frers - A Passion for Design

By Barry Pickthall

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Format: Hardback, 208 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 01 December 2002
A magnificent limited edition4-colour deluxe coffee table book that provides an insight into the lives, designs and passions of one of the most prolific and successful line of yacht designers - all named German Frers.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Chapter 1. The Frers Heritage -- Six Generations of Sailing and Design. Chapter 2. The IOR Years. Chapter 3. The Maxis. Chapter 4. IMS Yachts. Chapter 5. The America's Cup. Chapter 6. German Frers Jnr. -- The Next Generation. Chapter 7. Production Yachts -- From Nautor Swans and Hallberg--Rassy Yachts to One--Designs, Charter and Series Custom Yachts. Chapter 8. Powerboars -- Storebro Production Boats to 50m Superyachts. Chapter 9. The Owner's Brief -- From Design to Launch. Chapter 10. Blue Water Sailing -- Metolius Heroina Turmoil Volador Mari Cha II Chateau Branaire. Chapter 11. Superyachts -- Rebecca Extrabeat Bolero Hyperion Stealth Mandrake. Chapter 12. Latest Designs -- Open Classes Tomtit Custom Tenders Ulisse Foftein II Yam Don Juan Unfurled SYL. Chapter 13. Dream Yachts -- Superyachts Power & Sail. Roll of Honour -- Racing Successes. Index.

About the Author

Barry Pickthall is the former yachting correspondent for "The Times" who has spent much of his writing career from the early 70s tracing the Frers success story from Admiral's Cup to America's Cup.

EAN: 9780953104406
ISBN: 0953104400
Publisher: South Atlantic Publishing
Dimensions: 30.7 x 24.4 x 2.7 centimetres (1.72 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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