The folkboat story : from cult to classic-- the renaissance of a legend
Dieter Lobiner details the history of the Nordic Folkboat, sketching its journey from its origins in 1930s Sweden to modern regattas which showcase its performance under trying conditions and its beautiful, sea-kindly and minimalistic design.
Print Book, English, 2008
Sheridan House, Dobbs Ferry, NY, 2008
xvi, 236 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Acknowledgments Foreword by Tania AebiPrologueChapter 1: A Design by Committee Chapter 2: Tord Sunden: Designer or Draftsman?Chapter 3: Folkboat Relatives Chapter 4: Innovation and Tradition Chapter 5: Folkboats in Europe Chapter 6: Folkboats Elsewhere Chapter 7: Interlude I-The Great Races Chapter 8: Cruising and Other Pleasures Chapter 9: The Lunatic Fringe Chapter 10: Interlude II-The Masters of Miniature Chapter 11: Historic Highlights of Clinker Chapter 12: The Lure of the Folkboat Chapter 13: Tips for Fans Epilogue Bibliography Links and Addresses Builders Index