Sailing at the U.S. Naval Academy: An Illustrated History
By Robert W. McNitt, Rear Admiral, USN (Ret.). From the tops of wooden square-riggers to the decks of fiberglass ocean racers, midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, have been learning to sail for a century and a half. This heavily illustrated book chronicles sailing's unique heritage at the academy from 1845 onward.