2015 THIRD EDITION-Second Printing
Wooden boats and historic vessels lead the way on this colorful and informative excursion along the Sausalto waterfront. Historic footnotes weave tales of historic houseboat communities, World War II shipyards, art studios, wooden boat center, classic sailing and motor yachts, the anchor-out community and downtown Sausalito bringing insight into bygone times and local lore.
This popular guide book will educate and delight Sausalito locals and visitors as they “Stroll the Docks of the Bay.” The mysteries and treasures of the waterfront are revealed through the eyes of Sausalito artist, Victoria Colella, author and guide of the Sausalito Wooden Boat Tour, now celebrating the publication of its third limited edition.
The book includes 94 pages of color photos and illustrative works by the author.
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BOOKS ALSO AVAILABLE AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:
Valhalla Signworks (signed copies)
The Ice House (downtown)
Ship's Store (Sausalito Yacht Harbor boardwalk)
Driver's Market (Caledonia Street)
Bicycle Odyssey (1417 Bridgeway)
Mollie Stones (Harbor Drive)
Heath Ceramics (Gate 5 Road)
The Bait Shop (Gate Six Road)
Mill Valley Book Depot (87 Throckmorton)
Bay Crossings - Paul Dulcos
Modernism and Mod Boat Culture
Victoria Colella, a remarkable artist, cultural guide and author, has just released the third edition of her engaging book, The Sausalito Wooden Boat Tour. Now available in limited edition, it contains nearly 100 pages of color photos and illustrative works done in Colella’s own studio.
While this slender volume serves as a splendid guide to this quirky harbor community, it also contains substantial scholarship and information missing from more sober historical accounts..."
"This book is a much-needed guide to our waterfront treasures. Sausalito has a rich boatbuilding heritage. This guide will enhance any visitor's understanding of that heritage."
- The late Phil Frank, Sausalito Historian
.. Sausalito’s rich maritime history is most definitely alive on its waterfront. In fact, a good part of this historical litany has recently been captured in a new book entitled the Sausalito Wooden Boat Tour, which was written, illustrated and photographed by Victoria Colella. This new book, with its captivating stories and pictures, serves as a great guidebook, a unique gift and memorable keepsake...."
- Sausalito Chamber of Commerce
"As a lifetime sailor on San Francisco Bay, a sixty-two resident of Sausalito, and a lover of wooden boats, I want to congratulate Victoria! You have really produced a book that every visitor and boat lover should buy."
-The late Charlie Merrill, Founder Richardson's Bay Maritime Association
Independant Journal reports in 3 page color spread about Sausalito: A Mecca of Wooden Boats...more...
Marin Scope reports front page article: Phantom Boat Tour spawns guide to waterfront traditions..more...
Latitude 38 "Page Turners '03 reports .."we learned alot and thoroughly enjoyed this delightful little book"