Yacht Racing on the Clyde from 1883 to 1890
reproduced from photographs by W.J. Finlayson
MacLure, MacDonald & Co., Glasgow, .
75 splendid photographic prints depicting Clyde racing yachts through the 1880’s, with introduction and descriptive notes by James Meikle.
a scarce and handsome volume
[in some ways the fore-runner of the ‘Yacht Racing on the Clyde’ series of photographic annuals]
Yacht Racing on The Clyde, Season 1897
Maclure MacDonald & Co., Glasgow, 1897.
one of the volumes from this excellent annual series of yachting photographs illustrating the season’s racing on the Clyde.
60 wonderful full-plate photographs taken by the Glasgow firm of photographers and printers MacLure, MacDonald & Co., that vividly re-create the whole range of the Clyde yacht racing scene at the end of the 19th century, from the Big Class yachts to tiny 19-footers
Yacht Sailor: a treatise on practical seamanship, cruising and racing
with notes and additional chapters by a Clyde Yachtsman
Hunt & Co., 1888.
‘Vanderdecken’ was the pseudonym of the yachting journalist William Cooper, and this popular Victorian manual contains full information for the amateur yachtsman on the practicalities of yachting and yacht racing.
Yachting in America
a bibliography embracing the history, practice, and equipment of American yachting and pleasure boating from earliest beginnings to ca. 1988
by Morris & Howland
Mystic Seaport Museum, 1991.
sold together with the 1996 supplement containing additions and extending the bibliography to 1993
Yachting Monthly and Marine Motor Magazine, January – June 1915
[part volume 18 / 19]
six issues bound in half leather
a wealth of information on yacht cruising, design, racing, etc. from the early years of the 20th century.
illustrated with photos, drawings and plans