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1 Drake, Lauren Getting the Most out of a Powerboat

New York: W. W. Norton and Company 1953, 1st edition. Lauren and Madge Drake present an aid to the couple who want to cruise and to live aboard a powerboat for weekends, vacations, or even permanently. No dust jacket, 8vo in navy cloth, text figures, index, 256pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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2 Fishman, Joanne A. Guide to High Performance Powerboating, The

New York: Hearst Marine Books 1989, 1st edition, 1st printing. The history of powerboat racing that fueled all the construction, power system and design breakthroughs seen in today's production boats. Dust jacket with several creases, 8vo halfbound in white cloth and blue paper, b&w illustrations and 16pp of color plates, 313pp, contents clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Jorgensen, Eric Powerboat Maintenance

Arleta CA: Clymer Publications 1981, 3rd printing. Complete and thorough, this extensively illustrated guide covers virtually every aspect of powerboat maintenance. SOFT cover, 8vo, diagrams and b&w photos, index, 280pp, clean with no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Kals Practical Boating: Inland and Offshore, Power & Sail

Garden City NY: Doubleday & Company 1969. All the situations that sail- and power-boat sailors will ever encounter, illustrated by Victor Mays. Dust jacket with slight wrinkling at head of spine, halfbound in green and blue cloth, no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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5 Mudie, Rosemary Power Yachts

London: Adlard Coles Ltd / Granada Publishing 1977. The internationally renowned team of Rosemary and Colin Mudie present a detailed discussion of all types of powered yachts, examining the complexities of their designs, construction, and installations. Dust jacket, square 4to in blue vinyl, b&w photos, line drawings, index, 286pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Smith, Geoffrey Power Boating Presented in Pictures

New York: Wilfred Funk Inc, Presented in Pictures series, 1955. A period how-to book for the owner of a small powerboat, with crystal clear b&w photos of vessels, boat handling, navigation markers, and more. Dust jacket rubbed at corners, 8vo in beige cloth, 96pp, contents clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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7 Wallace, William N. Macmillan Book of Boating, The

New York: Ride Press / The Macmillan Company 1964. A wonderfully complete and informative overview of the history and current sport of boating, including the racing yachts, steam, and powerboats. Dust jacket, tall 4to in blue cloth, magnificent b&w and color illustrations throughout, index, 252pp, no marks, tight, Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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