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.
Yacht Races for the America’s Cup 1851-1893 – A.J. Kenealy
The Outing Company Ltd., 1894
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]
A Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing. third edition, revised and enlarged
London, Horace Cox, “The Field” Office, 1882
Our Cruise in the Undine
the journal of an English pair-oar expedition through France, Baden, Rhenish Bavaria, Prussia, and Belgium.
by The Captain
London, John W. Parker & Son, 1854.
a delightful, plainly written with lots of practical detail, account of a three man cruise in a pair-oar craft identical to the ‘Water Lily’ that had recently been rowed on the Rhine and Danube.
The voyage started at Paris and finished at Cologne and the route included sections of the Seine, Yonne, Armancon, Doubs, Rhone and Rhine Canal, and Rhine, with the early and latter parts of the journey being completed by train
Small Yachts, their design and construction exemplified by the ruling types of modern practice – C.P.Kunhardt
Woodenboat Publications, 1985