This book is a collection of classic articles on the subject of sailing yachts and motor boating, with information on boat engines, different varieties of boat from across the globe, repairing and maintaining boats, and many other related aspects. Carefully selected for a modern readership, these timeless articles will be of considerable utility to novice boating enthusiasts, and would make for fantastic additions to collections of allied literature. Contents include: “Canoeing, Sailing and Motor Boating”, “Fishing Boats of the World”, “Motor Boating for All”, “Motor Boats: Construction and Operation – An Illustrated Manual for Motor Boat, Launch and Yacht Owners, Operators of Marines Gasoline Engines, and Amateur Boat-Builders”, “Practical Conversions and Yacht Repairs”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on boat building.