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Suggested Reading - a Partial List (updated July 8, 2020)  

In addition to the many magazine articles referenced in the website the following books were particularly helpful in the early days of putting together the history of the Dolphin 24 - and they were interesting reading as well. Thanks to Jim Kurt (The Rachael K) for the suggestion that this (partial) list be up on the website..

All This and Sailing Too - Olin Stephen's autobiography

You Are First, by Francis Kinney - a biography of the Stephens brothers. He worked for Sparkman & Stephens for 26 years

Heart of Glass: Fiberglass Boats and the Men Who Built Them - Dan Spurr. This is the definitive source for information about the early days of fiberglass boat building

The Best of the Best - Francis Kinney

This Old Boat - Don Casey

The Sailor's Book of Small Cruising Sailboats - Steve Henkel

Fiberglass Boats, Construction and Maintenance, a Yachting book by Boughton Cobb, Jr, published in 1965.

Best Boats to Build or Buy - Ference Mate

September 30. 2011. Forum readers have been putting together a list of favorite books. You can get to the list, and who's recommending what, by clicking here.

December 9, 2011. The Stories Section, is by default, a reading list



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