Featuring nearly 200 wonderful images of a variety of stunning boats, Classic Boats offers an accessible, beautifully illustrated guide to some of the boats that can currently be found at sea. With a range of vessels on display, some dating back more than a century, Nigel Sharp's passionate writing truly brings the subject to life and shows the tremendous variety of restored boats currently available. Classic boat regattas continue to grow in number and popularity, and the breath-taking range of restored boats shown in this lavishly illustrated volume offer some explanation of why they continue to captivate the hearts and minds of boating enthusiasts and the general public alike.
Nigel Sharp spent 35 years in various project management positions in the boatbuilding industry before becoming a freelance marine writer and photographer in 2010. He is a lifelong sailor who currently owns a 1963 Nordic Folkboat and he is the Commodore of St Mawes Sailing Club.