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Old 13-03-2007, 03:33 AM   #1
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SEARACE the book

We have quite a few inquiries on just what is SEARACE from the younger generation.
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Old 13-03-2007, 03:35 AM   #2
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It has coverage of the sport of offshore racing from 1904 to 1988. It weighs 6 pounds and took the author, John Crouse 12 years to write.
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Old 13-03-2007, 03:38 AM   #3
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It has 685 pages and over 57,000 references. It has records of offshore races all over the world in each year and each country.

It even has a photo of Goldrush one of the first cats to blowover.
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Old 13-03-2007, 03:40 AM   #4
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More info on the HORBA site www.historicraceboats.com
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Old 22-02-2012, 07:21 PM   #5
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just managed to snatch a copy of this! really excited to get it. Can anyone recommend any similar literature? I am still trying to find a tv film called thunderboat row, anyone heard of it?.
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Old 01-03-2012, 12:54 AM   #6
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i really did not know how much info was in this book.... is amazing. actually its not a book its an alamnac. nic that i have some info on my mates dad Norman Barclay. he did not know much about this side of his life. Amazing guy by all acounts!
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