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Holmes of the Humber

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Subtitled "His Life and Times with articles and drawings by George Holmes"

Must read for the canoe yawl crowd. This is a `nautical biography' of George Holmes (1861-1940) by Tony Watts, of the Albert Strange Association. Holmes and Strange were sailing companions, who both favored the canoe yawl. The book includes the lion's share of Holmes' published output of drawings, designs and cruising accounts - many of the latter charmingly hand-written, many others entirely re-set for comfortable reading. Cover art: "Daisy on the Zuider Zee" (detail).


  • Table of Contents
  • Early Days
  • The Eel Years
  • Some Local Types
  • The Snippet Years
  • Some Cruising Grounds
  • Holmes the Artist
  • Selected Designs
  • List of Boats & Designs
    ...includes an index

    by Tony Watts, with a foreword by Ian McMillan
    272 pp., softcover
    8 1/2 x 11", illustrated with drawings and half-tones
    Published by Lodestar Books, UK.

  • Sku: 300-765
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