Boat Crazy: The Collected Woodenboat Stories of Stan Grayson (Hardcover)

Boat Crazy: The Collected Woodenboat Stories of Stan Grayson By Stan Grayson, Matthew P. Murphy (Foreword by) Cover Image

Boat Crazy: The Collected Woodenboat Stories of Stan Grayson (Hardcover)


Not On Our Shelves—Ships in 1-5 Days

This collection of twenty articles from the pages of WoodenBoat magazine represents a wide-ranging and important account of American yachting history. In newly written behind-the-scenes introductions, award-winning author and historian Grayson discusses why he found each topic important and shares interesting research tidbits and reader reactions.

Stan Grayson is an award-winning writer widely known for his books and articles about American yachting, small-craft history, and the American automobile and marine engine industries. After receiving a master's degree in English from Pennsylvania State University, followed by Army service in Vietnam, Stan pursued a career that has included stints as a newspaper reporter, photographer, and automotive industry consultant, but most of all as a writer specializing in yachting history. His work has appeared in Nautical Quarterly, Yankee, WoodenBoat, and Automobile Quarterly, among other publications.His best-known books include Ferrari, the Man, the Machines, Cape Cod Catboats, The Wianno Senior Story: A Century on Nantucket Sound, A Genius at His Trade: C. Raymond Hunt and His Remarkable Boats, and A Man for All Oceans, a John Lyman Book Awards Honorable Mention and about which author Nathaniel Philbrick noted: "Grayson casts a revelatory light not only on Slocum but the times in which he lived and sailed."Grayson is also a recipient of the Golden Cassette Award from the American Television Association and the Edgar B. Caffrey Award from the Salem Antique & Classic Boat Festival. The Caffrey Award recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions to the recognition and preservation of New England's maritime heritage.Grayson lives in Marblehead, Massachusetts.Matthew P. Murphy is editor of WoodenBoat magazine.
Product Details ISBN: 9781493078974
ISBN-10: 1493078976
Publisher: Lyons Press
Publication Date: May 7th, 2024
Pages: 284
Language: English