Paper Yachts: Streamlined Designs and Water Resistant Templates to Make and Sail

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-05-26
  • Publisher: Random House Inc

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Enjoy big boat racing on a small scale!Paper Yachtsshows you how to create miniature imitations of four classes of the most competitive yachts on the planetfrom the larger International America's Cup craft to the small and nimble Extreme 40s. Captain your own vessel with sixteen water resistant templates that allow you to test your personal watercraft in the tub, down the stream, or in the ocean. Detailed instructions and illustrations help you fold and launch each sailboat, and specially designed courses set you up for some serious match racing or a mixed class regatta. Loaded with gorgeous photos and nautical trivia,Paper Yachtsis more than origami, it's the excitement of sailing at your fingertips. So weigh anchor, cast off, and be an admiral of the sea for a day.

Author Biography

NIC COMPTON is a lifelong sailor, editor of Boat News, the author of Sailing Solo, Voices from the Sea, and The Great Classic Yacht Revival. NICK ROBINSON has been creating and writing about origami for more than twenty years. He is the author of Absolute Beginner's Origami and Picture-Perfect Origami.

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