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By Barry Pickthall

ISBN-10: 1408178419

ISBN-13: 9781408178416

Eileen Ramsay was once on the centre of a different interval in yachting heritage, and this excellent booklet, that includes her vintage images, celebrates a unprecedented girl and her impressive subjects.

Eileen's heyday was once among 1957 and 1970 - a time while eccentrics governed, files have been there for the environment, and girls were not usually to be stumbled on at the back of the lens. yet Eileen tested herself as one of many maximum yachting photographers of her time, taking recognized pictures of such crusing icons as Sir Francis Chichester, Eric Tabarly, Olympians together with Rodney Pattisson and Keith Musto, and historical images from the 1st OSTAR (Observer Single-handed Trans-Atlantic Race). She was once the one photographer Chichester allowed on his Gypsy Moth yachts, and controlled to picture the infamous charmers Uffa Fox and Max Aitken.

Her targeted archive files the explosive progress in dinghy and offshore crusing in the course of the post-war years, and contains photographs of the 1st companies, Mirrors, Ospreys, Optimists and the 1st America's Cup 12 metres Sceptre and Evaine.

This appealing booklet will feature:
- the post-war explosion in dinghy sailing
- the expansion of offshore racing
- the pioneering days of the OSTAR race and solo circumnavigations
- the 12 metre category and the America's Cup
- post-war powerboat racing

There also are really good own tributes to Eileen all through via crusing personalities reminiscent of Vernon Stratton, Keith Musto and Uffa Fox.

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