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In a Class All Their Own: Unique and Historic Boats of New England

July 25 @ 1:00 pm 2:00 pm



Author Tom Verde will discuss several boats featured in his book, In a Class All Their Own: Unique and Historic Boats of New England including their classes and designers, as well as their relationships to the environs in which they sailed, raced, cruised.

Stories include the fabled history of the cat boat, the first fiberglass sailing yacht, a ferry boat repurposed as a houseboat, racing rivalries, the French love affair with American boat designs, and the Jazz Age era of luxury yachting, among others.

Tom Verde is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Yankee Magazine, and on National Public Radio. His other book is Maine Ghosts and Legends: 30 Encounters with the Supernatural.

In a Class All Their Own: Unique and Historic Boats of New England

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