Three years in the making, and now in a second edition, this book gives a short history of the celebrated J Boat Yankee, the 1935 36-inch long free-sailing model based on her, and an easy to build and sail radio control version. The modern model is made from structural foam covered with fiberglass, and was designed with the beginning builder in mind. 130 pages authored by Earl Boebert and illustrated with drawings by M de Lesseps. Available in electronic form only. CD with PDF files is $15.00 postpaid in the US, $25.00 postpaid elsewhere in the world. Download version, 150 MB in ZIP format, is $10.00. Checks or money orders to U S Vintage Model Yacht Group.
A review by Graham Bantock can be found here.
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The Yankee III prototype, on display at the
If you wish more information, we have reprinted the Foreword and Introduction and have a list of the Contents. For those building boats, we have links to suppliers.
* Owners of the first edition can download the changes here (763k PDF).