Alfred Mylne: The Leading Yacht Designer: 1896-1920 by Ian Nicolson

By Ian Nicolson

appealing boats final many years, yet gruesome ones die younger. that's one this is because there are such a lot of Alfred Mylne designed yachts nonetheless crusing, even supposing a few of them are good over a hundred years outdated. It used to be in 1896 that Alfred Mylne, on the age of twenty-four, manage his yacht layout workplace in Glasgow and the corporate is now one of many oldest British yacht layout businesses nonetheless in life. Boat layout positive factors that are greatly believed to be really new are present in early Mylne designs and among 1896 and 1920 Mylne designed a number of appealing, race-winning yachts. Alfred Mylne yachts nonetheless flip heads this day, even in San Tropez or Antigua. during this publication, Ian Nicolson makes use of unique plans from the files of Alfred Mylne to illustrate the great thing about the earliest Mylne yacht designs and to inform the tale of Alfred Mylne the man.

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