Research – yachts and yachting


Yachting and boating subects


Yachts and yachting:

Allan Nye Scott - a County (and Quinte) boatbuilder
      Nye Yachts - an article from the County Magazine.
Hullmaster 31 - a Ted Brewer design
Atalanta versus Mischief - Canadian challenge for the America's Cup 1881
George Herrick Duggan - a most successful Canadian yacht designer
Harmsworth programme 1961 Prince Edward Yacht Club
The yacht Leda - a Concordia by C. Raymond Hunt
Magedoma - Cangarda - ready to restore
Merriman - 1928 catalog G - early bronze wiches for sailing yachts
Philip R. Marett - yacht designer, 1820-1857, notes
Red Jacket - a design by George Cuthbertson, 1966
Roderick Stephens, 1909-1995

Wooden boats:

Coquina - a Herreshoff, built by Bob Davis
Stormy Weather - a history of her early days, with drawings and some photographs of her later career.
Stormy returns to Antigua - a local press report.
Pickle was not "HMCS" - the story od a well loved sail-training yacht
Distribution of shipworms (Bivalvia: Teredinidae) in the New Zealand region by J. L. McKoy

Signals, flags, burgees and yacht clubs:

Evolution of Signal Flags - contains further pages on various signal codes: single letter, Marryat and international, as well as illustrations.
Commercial Code - Captain Marryat's enduring signal code.

Indexes and extracts from journals and magazines:

Rudder magazine: some articles in .pdf format
Rudder magazine index: a more detailed index of our Rudder collection.
Rudder magazine designs: an index of designs and designers in our Rudder collection.
Sail magazine: description and partial index of our Sail magazine collection.
WoodenBoat magazine: "The Magazine for Wooden Boat Owners, Builders and Designers."
WoodenBoat magazine: an index of articles and boats...
Yachting magazine: some articles in .pdf format
Olin J. Stephens: interview by George Cuthbertson

Power boats:

Power Boat Racing - Gold Cup and Harmsworth
Gold Cup - 1976
Huckins 34' Fairform Flyer, by the PT Boat yard

This is currently (April 2020) a work in progess, to rationalise, facilitate and expand our exiting page at the Naval Marine Archive. Some pages are very recent, some date back twenty years and may or may not have been reviewed and/or edited recently; we appreciate any suggestions for improvements.