Original Log Book of the White Swan, Connett's sloop, kept by him 1941-47.
written at sea, out of Bellport, Long Island: 1941-47.
1 vols. Oblong 8vo (9-1/2 x 14 inches). Original green leatherette, the entries being made in “The Yachtsman's Log Book” by Charles F. Chapman, New York: E.J. Willis Co., 1936, covers a little worn, else fine. Enclosed in a custom made cloth folding box with green morocco spine From the estate of Eugene V. Connett, 3rd, proprietor of The Derrydale Press. Item #260053
Connett's records, in pencil, of some 40 trips made along the eastern seaboard in his single-masted sloop, indicating dates, locations/destinations, weather, sailing conditions and events, and numerous remarks concerning happenings on board and on shore. Included are a small snapshot of the boat, Connett's membership card in the Bellport Bay Yacht Club, indicating that in 1942 he was the Commodore, his Coast Guard ID Card, and his card signifying his membership in the Coast Guard Reserve.
A UNIQUE AND FASCINATING RECORD OF CONNETT'S YACHTING EXPERIENCES.
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