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Author\/photographer Nic Compton, former editor of \u003ci\u003eClassic Boat \u003c\/i\u003e magazine in the UK, is also the author of the Iain Oughtred bio \u003ci\u003eA Life in Wooden Boats\u003c\/i\u003e (see below).\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eTable of Contents:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePARTRIDGE (1885) The 1885 Beavor-Webb cutter that set a new standard for classic yachts after one man's 18-year restoration\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMARIAN (1889) The 1889 Bristol Channel pilot cutter owned by the laziest skipper in the Western Approaches\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBONA FIDE (1899) The original fin-keeler that was 70 years ahead of her time\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSTAVANGER (1901) The last voyage of the most original Colin Archer rescue boat, before being preserved for posterity by the Norwegian national maritime museum\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCORAL OF COWES (1902) The Fred Shepherd yawl restored in South Africa and sailed back to the northern hemisphere for the first time in over 70 years\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRAWENE (1908) Owned by the same family for 90 years, the New Zealand kauri classic is a floating time capsule\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTHE LADY ANNE (1912) The 15-Metre yacht was banned from racing in the Med because of carbon fibre in her topmast. She came back without it and won everything anyway\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eLULWORTH (1920) The largest cutter in the world, built in Southampton in 1920 and recently restored in Italy\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBRILLIANT (1932) Olin Stephen's Atlantic record-breaker, now used by Mystic Seaport for sail training 9,000 youngsters\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSTORMY WEATHER (1934) The legendary S\u0026amp;S Fastnet winner which became Italy's best-loved classic\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBLOODHOUND (1936) Built by the legendary Camper \u0026amp; Nicholson yard in Gosport, Bloodhound was one of the most successful racers of her day. She became a Royal Yacht in the 1960s when she was owned by Prince Philip and hosted the entire royal family\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eVANITY V (1936) The exquisite Fife 12-metre meticulously restored by a pair of used car salesmen who showed the experts how it should done\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSOLWAY MAID (1938) The 'last Fife' has survived remarkably intact, thanks to two periods of 'suspended animation'\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFANEROMENI (1945) The classic yacht revival reaches Greece with the restoration of Aegean schooners such as this 1945 Perama caique\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eINWARD BOUND (1962) A 35ft S\u0026amp;S cutter built in Argentina using salvaged timber from General Belgrano\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBLUE SALUKI (1964) Despite being built to Lloyds 100 A1 by a top boatyard, Blue Saluki was the last of a dying breed and was soundly beaten by modern multihulls in the first round Britain race. Unlike most of them, however, she's still turning heads\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMADOC (1990) A 24ft American clinker yawl built by an Englishman on a beach in Tasmania using local timbers and no power tools\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSAVANNAH (1997) The 'modern classic' which combined the best of Fife with a fin keel, and took the Mediterranean classic boat circuit by storm\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eELEONORA (2000) Exact replica of Herreshoff schooner Westward, on which Captain Barr set an Atlantic record which remained unbroken for 100 years\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eINTEGRITY (2012) A brand new Victorian cutter which holds her own against the 'real' 100-year-old Victorian cutters\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eIndex by Nic Compton\u003cbr\u003eHardcover, 160 pp.\u003cbr\u003e9\"x 12\" format, approx 180 color photos\u003c\/li\u003e","published_at":"2019-04-20T14:08:29-04:00","created_at":"2019-04-20T14:08:30-04:00","vendor":"Mac Millian","type":"1310 Books","tags":[],"price":5000,"price_min":5000,"price_max":5000,"available":false,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":16904388575322,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"300-860","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":false,"name":"Ultimate Classic Yachts *","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":5000,"weight":1361,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_management":"shopify","barcode":""}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0053\/4098\/7482\/products\/UltClassicYachts-400.jpg?v=1555783710"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0053\/4098\/7482\/products\/UltClassicYachts-400.jpg?v=1555783710","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cp\u003eTwenty beautiful classic yachts, all the more appealing as these are not the jillion-dollar variety. Author\/photographer Nic Compton, former editor of \u003ci\u003eClassic Boat \u003c\/i\u003e magazine in the UK, is also the author of the Iain Oughtred bio \u003ci\u003eA Life in Wooden Boats\u003c\/i\u003e (see below).\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eTable of Contents:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePARTRIDGE (1885) The 1885 Beavor-Webb cutter that set a new standard for classic yachts after one man's 18-year restoration\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMARIAN (1889) The 1889 Bristol Channel pilot cutter owned by the laziest skipper in the Western Approaches\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBONA FIDE (1899) The original fin-keeler that was 70 years ahead of her time\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSTAVANGER (1901) The last voyage of the most original Colin Archer rescue boat, before being preserved for posterity by the Norwegian national maritime museum\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCORAL OF COWES (1902) The Fred Shepherd yawl restored in South Africa and sailed back to the northern hemisphere for the first time in over 70 years\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRAWENE (1908) Owned by the same family for 90 years, the New Zealand kauri classic is a floating time capsule\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTHE LADY ANNE (1912) The 15-Metre yacht was banned from racing in the Med because of carbon fibre in her topmast. She came back without it and won everything anyway\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eLULWORTH (1920) The largest cutter in the world, built in Southampton in 1920 and recently restored in Italy\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBRILLIANT (1932) Olin Stephen's Atlantic record-breaker, now used by Mystic Seaport for sail training 9,000 youngsters\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSTORMY WEATHER (1934) The legendary S\u0026amp;S Fastnet winner which became Italy's best-loved classic\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBLOODHOUND (1936) Built by the legendary Camper \u0026amp; Nicholson yard in Gosport, Bloodhound was one of the most successful racers of her day. She became a Royal Yacht in the 1960s when she was owned by Prince Philip and hosted the entire royal family\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eVANITY V (1936) The exquisite Fife 12-metre meticulously restored by a pair of used car salesmen who showed the experts how it should done\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSOLWAY MAID (1938) The 'last Fife' has survived remarkably intact, thanks to two periods of 'suspended animation'\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFANEROMENI (1945) The classic yacht revival reaches Greece with the restoration of Aegean schooners such as this 1945 Perama caique\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eINWARD BOUND (1962) A 35ft S\u0026amp;S cutter built in Argentina using salvaged timber from General Belgrano\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eBLUE SALUKI (1964) Despite being built to Lloyds 100 A1 by a top boatyard, Blue Saluki was the last of a dying breed and was soundly beaten by modern multihulls in the first round Britain race. Unlike most of them, however, she's still turning heads\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMADOC (1990) A 24ft American clinker yawl built by an Englishman on a beach in Tasmania using local timbers and no power tools\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSAVANNAH (1997) The 'modern classic' which combined the best of Fife with a fin keel, and took the Mediterranean classic boat circuit by storm\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eELEONORA (2000) Exact replica of Herreshoff schooner Westward, on which Captain Barr set an Atlantic record which remained unbroken for 100 years\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eINTEGRITY (2012) A brand new Victorian cutter which holds her own against the 'real' 100-year-old Victorian cutters\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eIndex by Nic Compton\u003cbr\u003eHardcover, 160 pp.\u003cbr\u003e9\"x 12\" format, approx 180 color photos\u003c\/li\u003e"}

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Twenty beautiful classic yachts, all the more appealing as these are not the jillion-dollar variety. Author/photographer Nic Compton, former editor of Classic Boat magazine in the UK, is also the author of the Iain Oughtred bio A Life in Wooden Boats (see below).

Table of Contents:

  • PARTRIDGE (1885) The 1885 Beavor-Webb cutter that set a new standard for classic yachts after one man's 18-year restoration
  • MARIAN (1889) The 1889 Bristol Channel pilot cutter owned by the laziest skipper in the Western Approaches
  • BONA FIDE (1899) The original fin-keeler that was 70 years ahead of her time
  • STAVANGER (1901) The last voyage of the most original Colin Archer rescue boat, before being preserved for posterity by the Norwegian national maritime museum
  • CORAL OF COWES (1902) The Fred Shepherd yawl restored in South Africa and sailed back to the northern hemisphere for the first time in over 70 years
  • RAWENE (1908) Owned by the same family for 90 years, the New Zealand kauri classic is a floating time capsule
  • THE LADY ANNE (1912) The 15-Metre yacht was banned from racing in the Med because of carbon fibre in her topmast. She came back without it and won everything anyway
  • LULWORTH (1920) The largest cutter in the world, built in Southampton in 1920 and recently restored in Italy
  • BRILLIANT (1932) Olin Stephen's Atlantic record-breaker, now used by Mystic Seaport for sail training 9,000 youngsters
  • STORMY WEATHER (1934) The legendary S&S Fastnet winner which became Italy's best-loved classic
  • BLOODHOUND (1936) Built by the legendary Camper & Nicholson yard in Gosport, Bloodhound was one of the most successful racers of her day. She became a Royal Yacht in the 1960s when she was owned by Prince Philip and hosted the entire royal family
  • VANITY V (1936) The exquisite Fife 12-metre meticulously restored by a pair of used car salesmen who showed the experts how it should done
  • SOLWAY MAID (1938) The 'last Fife' has survived remarkably intact, thanks to two periods of 'suspended animation'
  • FANEROMENI (1945) The classic yacht revival reaches Greece with the restoration of Aegean schooners such as this 1945 Perama caique
  • INWARD BOUND (1962) A 35ft S&S cutter built in Argentina using salvaged timber from General Belgrano
  • BLUE SALUKI (1964) Despite being built to Lloyds 100 A1 by a top boatyard, Blue Saluki was the last of a dying breed and was soundly beaten by modern multihulls in the first round Britain race. Unlike most of them, however, she's still turning heads
  • MADOC (1990) A 24ft American clinker yawl built by an Englishman on a beach in Tasmania using local timbers and no power tools
  • SAVANNAH (1997) The 'modern classic' which combined the best of Fife with a fin keel, and took the Mediterranean classic boat circuit by storm
  • ELEONORA (2000) Exact replica of Herreshoff schooner Westward, on which Captain Barr set an Atlantic record which remained unbroken for 100 years
  • INTEGRITY (2012) A brand new Victorian cutter which holds her own against the 'real' 100-year-old Victorian cutters
  • Index by Nic Compton
    Hardcover, 160 pp.
    9"x 12" format, approx 180 color photos
  • Sku: 300-860
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