Small Craft Advisory: A Book About the Building of a Boat download free [PDF and Ebook] by Louis D. Rubin

Small Craft Advisory: A Book About the Building of a Boat download free [PDF and Ebook] by Louis D. Rubin year 1994
  • Book name: Small Craft Advisory: A Book About the Building of a Boat
  • Author: Louis D. Rubin
  • Release date: 1994/12/28
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9780871135339
  • Rating: 8.59 of 10
  • Votes: 367
  • Review by: Perla Tinsley
  • Review rating: 9.55 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/15
  • Total pages: 394
  • Includes a PDF summary of 31 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Small Craft Advisory is an enchanting book about Louis Rubin's obsession with boats and his years of often hilarious boating adventures. When Louis Rubin was thirteen, he built a leaky little boat and paddled it out to the edge of the ship channel in Charleston, South Carolina, where he felt the inexorable pull of the water. Fifty years and dozens of boats later-sailboats, powerboats, inboards and outboards-the pull is as strong as ever. In the tradition established by Mark Twain, Joseph Conrad, and Herman Melville, distinguished author and scholar Louis Rubin explores man's longtime passion for boats. He examines the compulsion that has prompted him and hundreds of thousands of other non-nautical persons to spend so much time, and no small portion of their incomes, on watercraft that they can use only infrequently. As his new boat (a cabin cruiser made of wood on a workboat hull) is being built, Rubin tells of his past boats and numerous boating disasters and draws a poignant comparison between his two passions: watercraft and the craft of writing. Anyone who has ever bought and owned a boat-or wondered why people are obsessed by them-will love this amusing, evocative, beautifully crafted memoir by an inveterate boat-owner.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 20H54M14S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Hobby and Gaming Books, Ships & Shipping, Crafts & Hobbies, DIY: Carpentry & Woodworking, Boating
  • Available formats: EPUB, PDF, DOC, OEB, DjVu, WORD, PNG, TXT. Compressed in RAR, TAR.BZ2, EML, BZ2, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 17.45 USD
  • Dimensions: 146x210x28.19mm
  • Weight: 468g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Chicago, United States

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