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SWAN is Passion
Edited By Decio G. R. Carugati
Mondadori Electa, Milan, Italy
Distributed By Trans-Atlantic Publications
270 Pages, Illustrated, 14 3/4 x 11 5/8 "
A book of large format that track the history of the finnish shipyard Nautor's Swan, From its foundation to our days. The story of a shipyard that is since ever the protagonist of the modern sailing scene. From its foundation in 1966 in Pietarsaari, finish location of great shipyard tradition, to the acquisition in 1998 by a group of investors leaded by Leonardo Ferragamo.
In the book pages relive in the images and words of the authors, the sinuous and slender lines of some among the 2000 crafts went out till today from the finnish shipyards. A tale that is and do not want to be an inventory but a detailed narration of an adventure that dip its roots in the tradition of the Scandinavian axe masters The book ends with the presentation of all classes crafts produced from the foundation till today in the Nautor's Swan shipyards.
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