Arthur Knapp-Race Your Boat Right 1952
Book Description: D. Van Nostrand, New Jersey, 1952. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fair. No Jacket. Photos and Diagrams (illustrator). 6" - 9 1/2". In 1922, Arthur Knapp won the second Sears Cup Races for the Junior Championship in Marblehead. In 1930, he finish second in Class-B in the Bermuda race then went on to win the Star Worlds that same year. Knapp was a member of Harold S. Vanderbilt's afterguard aboard the 1937 America's Cup Defender 'Ranger. ' In 1958 Knapp was the skipper of 'Weatherly' in the America's Cup trials. His racing record and contributions to yachting earned him the Nathanael G. Herreshoff Award of the United States Yacht Racing Union. In 1982, together with Edward du Moulin, he founded the Knickerbocker Cup, the premier match racing event in the East, and one of the five Brut Grand Prix Events. The book has been signed on the title page by Arthur Knapp Jr. Covers have wear. Signed by Author.