Kathy Mansfield

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Classic Sail 2023 Wall Calendar


Classic Sail features sailing craft ranging from traditional working vessels and cruising sailboats, to exciting America’s Cup contenders of the past. Kathy Mansfield, whose work is found in nautical magazines, including WoodenBoat,
Classic Boat, and Water Craft, brings together American and European boats in this very enjoyable pan-Atlantic collection of classic sail.

This 2023 monthly wall calendar features: Large blocks for notes | Superb printing quality | Heavy 100-pound paper | Deluxe 11- by 14-inch size

Sailboats featured in this edition include:
~ Sailing majestically down the Caledonian Canal in Scotland, Mascotte is one of only 18 remaining Bristol Channel pilot cutters that sailed into the Atlantic to deliver pilots to commercial vessels bound for Bristol.
~ The beautifully restored Chips is a 50 ft. LOA (15.24m) Starling Burgess-designed P Class yacht built in 1913 in Marblehead, Mass.
~ Bonita, a gaff yawl with a clipper bow, was built in 1888 along the lines of a Morecombe Bay Prawner
in northwest England.
~ Susan J was built in 1991, a modern version of the famous Falmouth Working Boats of Falmouth, Cornwall in England.
~ Victory was built in 1882, one of the oldest of the Falmouth Working Boats that are used for fishing, but also to dredge for oysters only under sail, which helps to conserve the oyster beds.
~ Puritan is the most famous of John Alden’s centerboard schooner designs, now racing and chartering in the Mediterranean from near Rome in Italy.
~ This lovely Ness Yawl design of Iain Oughtred is built of marine plywood with a length of 19 ft. 2 in. (5.8m), a beam of 5 ft. 3 in. (1.5m), and a sail area of 133 sq. ft.
~ Tuiga, a 59 ft. 6 in. (18m) gaff rigged cutter, designed and built by William Fife in 1909, races in the 2021 Voiles de St Tropez.
~ The Lady Anne is also a 15 Metre Class, a 63 ft. (19.2m) gaff rigged cutter built in 1912.
~ Ayesha is also gaff rigged, 45 ft. 6 in. (13.9m) LOA, built of larch on oak at the Aldous boatyard in Essex, England and recently restored by Peter Williams in Cornwall.
~ Chinook is a Herreshoff New York 40 built in 1916 for a member of the New York Yacht Club, recently restored with a gaff rig.
~ Spartan is the last of the New York 50 Class, built in 1913 with an LOA of 72 ft. (22m).
~ Marga is a 10 Metre Class yacht by the Swedish designer Carl Oscar Liljgren, launched in 1910 from the Hastholm boatyard near Stockholm.

Published by Tide-mark Press © 2022