|WORKING SAIL, |
A Life in Wooden Boats
Beginning in the early 1990s, Luke Powell has almost single-handedly pioneered a revival in the building of traditional pilot cutters. Happily, he also has a flair for storytelling, both when looking back over a rich if unconventional life lived to the full, and when describing the long struggle to win acceptance for the wooden boats on which he established his reputation as a boatbuilder.
A book celebrating Luke Powell's influence on boatbuilding has long been overdue, and Working Sail will delight all those who love boats and the sea, or for whom the spirit of adventure is not yet dead.
Working Sail is being published in an edition of 1000 copies and will cost £30.
Large format (240 x 265 mms), 240 pages, casebound and jacketed, illustrated throughout with over 400 photographs, diagrams and plans.
"Luke Powell has done us all a favour by writing this book. Tell your friends about it, leave a copy in the marina office so that those who do not yet understand can be brought to a richer life through its pages."