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Comeback : My Race for the America's Cup
Conner, Dennis; Stannard, Bruce,
ISBN: 9780333450567
Macmillan Australia, South Melbourne, VIC, 1987. 1st Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. As New/As New. 1st Edition. 256 pages. This book is in AS NEW condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages are missing from the book. The spine of the book is in great condition and the dust jacket is unmarked. It has no signs of previous use. Items are shipped same day or next business day and are shipped directly from our Australian address. SYNOPSIS: Beaten but never defeated. Dennis Conner lost the America's Cup to Australia in 1983. Australia 11 and it's famous winged keel came together with Alan Bond and John Bertrand and defied the best that Conner could throw at them and inflicted the first defeat the USA had suffered. In 1987, Australia had to defend the cup and off the port of Fremantle Dennis Conner and Stars and Stripes came to play. This is a great book about an event forever linked to the man and a great story. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sailing; ISBN: 0333450566. ISBN/EAN: 9780333450567. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0001193. As New
Price: $22.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 0001193  Bookseller: Colin Hopkins
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The Sailing Handbook
Cox, Dave,
ISBN: 9781853687808
New Holland Publishers,  1999. 1st Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine/. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. 160 pages. PICTORIAL HARDCOVER. This book is in near fine condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages are missing from the book. The spine of the book is still in great condition and the cover is generally unmarked. There is a gift annotation on the inside. It has signs of previous use but overall is in really nice, tight condition. Items are shipped same day or next business day and are shipped directly from our Australian address. SYNOPSIS: This handbook presents an overview of the world of sailing and detailed information on all aspects of the sport. It takes beginners through the basic techniques of how to manoeuvre a dinghy, developing these further through the advanced skills required in boat handling, and advice on how to cope with the elements and how to choose the correct equipment for a boat. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sailing; ISBN: 1853687804. ISBN/EAN: 9781853687808. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0001096. Near Fine
Price: $17.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 0001096  Bookseller: Colin Hopkins
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Winning & Defending the Cup
Uncredited,
ISBN: 9780207154218
Australia Post,  1986. First edition.
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very good./. First edition.. 90 pages. Pictorial cover. At 5:20 pm on the 26th September 1983, a new chapter was written in the long history of the America's Cup. "Australia II" a winged-keeled yacht representing the Royal Perth Yacht Club in Western Australia, became the first of 25 foreign challengers in the 132 year history of The Cup to wrest the trophy from the grasp of the New York Yacht Club. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sailing; ISBN: 020715421X. ISBN/EAN: 9780207154218. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0000349. Very good.
Price: $9.59 (AUD)
Book Number: 0000349  Bookseller: Colin Hopkins
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