After Years of research the book is finished.

Mac and his Yellow Jacket Boats

The book is a hardcover, coffee table style book (with a jacket), filled with many stories, Illistrations and photos about Richard A. McDerby (Mac), and his Yellow Jacket Boat Company. Some of the history, photos and stories have never been published before.

119+ pages 154 photos and illistrations

Left to Right: John Miller, Roy Rogers and Mac McDerby

 As seen in the above photo, there will also be photos and Illistrations of Mac’s racing partner and Yellow Jacket Vice President, Roy Rogers. Photos of Yellow Jacket brochures, applied for patents and more will also be included. The 119+ page book will primarily be sold through the Amazon site.


Update 9-13-14

For those of you interested; the book is complete, and a proof is being printed now. I will place an order to print 100 or so copies to start with in late October.

Both the Technical and Copy Editors are finished.


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Please send me an email if you are interested in being notified when this book is printed and please pass the word around.

Marty Franz, Author and Publisher of “Mac and his Yellow Jacket Boats”.


Click here for early notification on book release date. For signing up, your copy after purchase will be autographed.


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