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.
Small Yachts, their design and construction exemplified by the ruling types of modern practice – C.P.Kunhardt
Woodenboat Publications, 1985
Hunt’s Yachting Magazine [January – December 1867]
London, Hunt & Co., 1867
Thousand Miles’ Cruise in the “Silver Cloud”
from Dundee to France and back in a small boat
by William Forwell
Blackie & Son, 1879
an entertaining account of a voyage down the east coast of Scotland and England, and across the Channel to France.
Inspired by John Macgregor’s exploits in ‘Rob Roy’, the Reverend Forwell had himself built a square-sterned yawl of just 19-feet on the water-line and embarked on this epic voyage in May 1877
Hunt’s Yachting Magazine – compilation volume containing accounts of cruises mainly in Scottish and Irish waters.
London, Hunt & Co., 1850’s – 70’s
Yacht Races for the America’s Cup 1851-1893 – A.J. Kenealy
The Outing Company Ltd., 1894
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
A Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing. third edition, revised and enlarged
London, Horace Cox, “The Field” Office, 1882
A Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing. new and enlarged [2nd] edition – Dixon Kemp
London “The Field” Office, 1880
Notes on a Yacht Voyage to Hardanger Fjord, and the adjacent estuaries, by A Yachting Dabbler Charles William Rothery
[Rothery, Charles William]
London & Keswick, 1855