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Maynard Bray

Marine historian Maynard Bray has authored or co-authored many books on the subject of wooden boats, including the classic Book of Wooden Boats. He lives in Brooklin, Maine.

Books by Maynard Bray

  1. Book CoverThe Book of Wooden Boats


    America's premier photographer of wooden boats presents the best of his work from the past decade.More

  2. Book CoverThe Guide to Wooden Boats: Schooners, Ketches, Cutters, Sloops, Yawls, Cats


    “Being set loose in these pages is like being given the run of a candy store.”—Washington Post Book WorldMore

  3. Book CoverHerreshoff: American Masterpieces


    Elegant by design and spectacular in performance, thirty-six iconic Herreshoff boats are showcased in magnificent photographs and original drawings.More