Catamarans for cruising
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Catamarans for cruising by Jim Andrews

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Published by Hollis and Carter in London .
Written in English


  • Catamarans.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJim Andrews ; diagrams by the author.
LC ClassificationsGV811 .A52
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p., [4] p. of plates:
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5234666M
ISBN 100370103394, 0370102940
LC Control Number75305163

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