For Sale /Wanted
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Books For Sale
Roger Grace from Saltash, Cornwall has the following for sale - if interested call him on 01752 843899
Model Sailing Craft by Daniels and Tucker, ( the all time “bible” ) 1952 edition, Slight rubbing to edges of hard cover, all pages clean and clear £55
Model Sailing Boats by Edward W Hobbs 1935 edition, yellow plastic protective cover , slight rubbing on corners of hard cove all pages clean and clear £25
Model Yacht Construction and Sailing by Lt Col C E Bowden paperback 1949 edition spine damaged but all pages intact £12
Building Model Yachts "Amateur Mechanics Work" paperback, 1936 edition, spine damaged, all pages intact £6
Model Boat Radio Control ` MAP Technical Book`, paperback 1965 edition, slight damage to cover corners, £2
Boat Modelling by Vic Smeed, paperback 1956 edition, slight rubbing to cover £5
Radio Controlled Model Boats by R H Warring paperback 1981 edition good condition £2
Some of Rogers books are shown below.
Viola, a vintage "A" Class boat.Vintage "A" Class model yacht "VIOLA" Registered KS 2 (Scotland) and GB 1720 (M.Y.A.)
Built 1962 by the late Tom Buchanan.
Plank on frame construction of exceptional quality in mahogany with lined deck and other traditional features, she is in excellent condition and ready to sail.
Now converted to radio but easily restored to free sailing form. A rare opportunity to invest in a beautiful and historic "A" boat at the realistic price of £700 o.n.o.
Currently situated near Glasgow.
All proceeds of the sale will be donated to the R.N.L.I.
For more information and photos, contact: Gareth Morgan, "Gwyndy", Bethel, Caernarfon, LL551YDTel: 01248 670629
For those not familiar with "A" Class boats, they are the largest and most impressive of the racing model yachts. Typically being 6ft long, 8ft high and can weigh over 50lbs.