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IRONDEQUOIT II – two days to windward

IRONDEQUOIT II – two days to windward

In the mid 60s, pre-war ocean racers and fast cruisers still more than held their own in the classic long distance races. This is the Spanjer brothers’ John G Alden-designed 61ft yawl ESBRO VI, slogging it out to her heart’s content during the 1965 Chicago-Mackinac Race: […]

HURRICA V – A Lesson in Design and Simplicity

HURRICA V – A Lesson in Design and Simplicity

I repeat here that I am confident I could, on my own, sail the 1,200 miles from Australia to New Zealand. That said, the Nicholson 60 HURRICA V…

JOHAN ANKER – Master of Yacht Design

JOHAN ANKER – Master of Yacht Design

Authored by Elin Kragset Vold and Ole Engen, this book is a carefully researched and well written biography of the Norwegian yacht designer Johan Anker

LATIFA William Fife’s Finest Yacht

LATIFA William Fife’s Finest Yacht

Aboard today, LATIFA looks every inch the William Fife dream-yacht. When the current owner found her 37 years ago…

Coffee Table Trophies – More Classic Sailing Books

Coffee Table Trophies – More Classic Sailing Books

Staying under cover inside with a warming drink and a good book or two and a comfortable chair next to a warm fire wasn’t an option, it was a necessity.

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