Images for Category Yachts

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1. ID BF01_001_001_001 ISLAND BLOSSOM - prototype for New Blossom, designed by John Leather

1. ISLAND BLOSSOM - prototype for New Blossom, designed by John Leather
Image ID BF01_001_001_001


2. ID BF38_001_018_001 AILSA in Firth of Clyde. Designed by Wm Fife, Junior. Built by A & W Inglis, Pointhouse 1895. Owner J B Jameson Esq.
Photograph used in The Big Class...

2. AILSA in Firth of Clyde. Designed by Wm Fife, Junior. Built by A & W Inglis, Pointhouse 1895. Owner J B Jameson Esq.
Photograph used in The Big Class...
From: Fife Yachts
Image ID BF38_001_018_001


3. ID BF65_001_029_001 MALWEN 1950. 38ft. Solani class sloop designed by Maurice Griffiths, the then editor of Yachting Monthly. The MALWEN was built in Stanley's back garden in...

3. MALWEN 1950. 38ft. Solani class sloop designed by Maurice Griffiths, the then editor of Yachting Monthly. The MALWEN was built in Stanley's back garden in...
From: West Mersea - photos and documents
Image ID BF65_001_029_001


4. ID BF69_001_036_001 Some of Aldous's mudberths - steam yachts laid up for the winter at Brightlingsea. From the Aldous Catalogue c1936
River Colne Shipbuilders dates the...

4. Some of Aldous's mudberths - steam yachts laid up for the winter at Brightlingsea. From the Aldous Catalogue c1936
"River Colne Shipbuilders" dates the...
Date: 1931
Image ID BF69_001_036_001


5. ID BF69_006_007 Steam Yacht STAR OF INDIA sale brochure page 1.
Built 1888 for Sir William Pearce. Then purchased by an American gentleman who kept her for 30 years at...

5. Steam Yacht STAR OF INDIA sale brochure page 1.
Built 1888 for Sir William Pearce. Then purchased by an American gentleman who kept her for 30 years at...
Date: After 1927
Image ID BF69_006_007


6. ID BF69_006_019 The steam yacht MEDEA, sailing under the San Diego - Coronado Bay Bridge, was launched in 1904 as a private luxury yacht. She was used by the French as a...

6. The steam yacht MEDEA, sailing under the San Diego - Coronado Bay Bridge, was launched in 1904 as a private luxury yacht. She was used by the French as a...
Image ID BF69_006_019


7. ID BF69_007_011 Steam Yacht in River Colne. Photo by Miss Ruffell, Brightlingsea.
Thought to be BERYL Official Number 120472, twin triple expansion steam engines, built...

7. Steam Yacht in River Colne. Photo by Miss Ruffell, Brightlingsea.
Thought to be BERYL Official Number 120472, twin triple expansion steam engines, built...
Image ID BF69_007_011


8. ID BF73_001_077_001 Steam Yacht bows, laid up along Sump. Wivenhoe

8. Steam Yacht bows, laid up along Sump. Wivenhoe
From: Wivenhoe shipyards photos and documents
Image ID BF73_001_077_001


9. ID BOX008_003_P095_001 Spritsail barge VIGILANT of Harwich converted to a yacht in 1934 for E.H. Clifford. She was built by W.H. Orvis and Co. at Ipswich in 1904 for owners at Mistley...

9. Spritsail barge VIGILANT of Harwich converted to a yacht in 1934 for E.H. Clifford. She was built by W.H. Orvis and Co. at Ipswich in 1904 for owners at Mistley...
Date: c1934
Image ID BOX008_003_P095_001


10. ID BOXA1_035_001_001 Brightlingsea One-Design SYBIL (No.5), later TILLER GIRL, owned at one time by John Leather, followed by MILDRED (7) (later EDWINA) and EGRET (8) --- inset...

10. Brightlingsea One-Design SYBIL (No.5), later TILLER GIRL, owned at one time by John Leather, followed by MILDRED (7) (later EDWINA) and EGRET (8) --- inset...
Image ID BOXA1_035_001_001


11. ID BOXA4_031_009 In the years before World War 2, Harwich was a regular venue for big yacht racing and the Big Class season would start with Harwich Regatta and work its way...

11. In the years before World War 2, Harwich was a regular venue for big yacht racing and the Big Class season would start with Harwich Regatta and work its way...
Date: June 1934
Image ID BOXA4_031_009


12. ID BOXB2_400_023 AILSA and BRITANNIA at their best. 1895. Captain Tom Jay in AILSA, Captain John Carter in BRITANNIA. Long racing rivals but near neighbours at home in...

12. AILSA and BRITANNIA at their best. 1895. Captain Tom Jay in AILSA, Captain John Carter in BRITANNIA. Long racing rivals but near neighbours at home in...
Date: 1895
Image ID BOXB2_400_023


13. ID BOXB2_400_051 The hulk of the 23 metre racing cutter BRYNHILD, beached in Brightlingsea creek for breaking up, after her dramatic sinking at Harwich in 1910.
Used in The...

13. The hulk of the 23 metre racing cutter BRYNHILD, beached in Brightlingsea creek for breaking up, after her dramatic sinking at Harwich in 1910.
Used in The...
Date: 1910
Image ID BOXB2_400_051


14. ID BOXB2_400_053 METEOR IV, designed and built in Germany 1909.
Used in The Big Class Racing Yachts page 97.

14. METEOR IV, designed and built in Germany 1909.
Used in The Big Class Racing Yachts page 97.
Image ID BOXB2_400_053


15. ID BOXB2_400_057 British large racing schooner MARGHERITA. 1913. Designed and built by Camper and Nicholson. 162ft length overall, 100ft w.l. Captain Alfred Embling of Gosport...

15. British large racing schooner MARGHERITA. 1913. Designed and built by Camper and Nicholson. 162ft length overall, 100ft w.l. Captain Alfred Embling of Gosport...
Image ID BOXB2_400_057


16. ID BOXB2_400_060 Owner and some of the crew of the America's Cup challenger SHAMROCK IV at Gosport in 1914. Sir Thomas Lipton in the centre.
Used in The Big Class Racing...

16. Owner and some of the crew of the America's Cup challenger SHAMROCK IV at Gosport in 1914. Sir Thomas Lipton in the centre.
Used in The Big Class Racing...
Image ID BOXB2_400_060


17. ID BOXB2_400_083 Crew of the SHAMROCK V 1930. Sir T. Lipton's challenger for the America's Cup.
Back row 1. Charlie Dan of Wivenhoe, cook, 2. Tom Cudmore of Tollesbury,...

17. Crew of the SHAMROCK V 1930. Sir T. Lipton's challenger for the America's Cup.
Back row 1. Charlie Dan of Wivenhoe, cook, 2. Tom Cudmore of Tollesbury,...
Date: 1930
Image ID BOXB2_400_083


18. ID BOXB3_038_001_001 Captains Lemon and William Cranfield at the tiller of the Valkyrie II, America's Cup challenger 1893.
Used in Gaff Rig page 152.
Used in The Big Class...

18. Captains Lemon and William Cranfield at the tiller of the Valkyrie II, America's Cup challenger 1893.
Used in Gaff Rig page 152.
Used in The Big Class...
Date: 1893
Image ID BOXB3_038_001_001


19. ID BOXB4_002_010 Postcard - Steam Yacht ANGLIA. She appears to have a radar scanner which suggests a post-war photograph.
Raymond Frost (budge) from Tollesbury was a crew...

19. Postcard - Steam Yacht ANGLIA. She appears to have a radar scanner which suggests a post-war photograph.
Raymond Frost (budge) from Tollesbury was a crew...
Image ID BOXB4_002_010


20. ID BOXB4_003_005 Wivenhoe church tower looking down river. Daniell & Sons Black Boy in foreground. Steam yachts in moorings. 
In The Story of Wivenhoe, Nicholas Butler...

20. Wivenhoe church tower looking down river. Daniell & Sons Black Boy in foreground. Steam yachts in moorings.
In "The Story of Wivenhoe", Nicholas Butler...
Date: Before 1913
Image ID BOXB4_003_005


21. ID BOXB5_013_001 The steel hulled VELSHEDA thundering along off Harwich in 1934. She is preparing to round a mark before squaring away on a run to the finishing line. The...

21. The steel hulled VELSHEDA thundering along off Harwich in 1934. She is preparing to round a mark before squaring away on a run to the finishing line. The...
Date: 1934
Image ID BOXB5_013_001


22. ID BOXB5_013_012 Schooner TAMESIS. The old steamer and sailing ship type of ornamental bow for many years before 1936 seen sailing on the River Colne. [DW].
The 140 ton...

22. Schooner TAMESIS. The old steamer and sailing ship type of ornamental bow for many years before 1936 seen sailing on the River Colne. [DW].
The 140 ton...
Date: 1933
Image ID BOXB5_013_012


23. ID BOXB5_013_049 The blue hulled ENDEAVOUR, K4, and the green hulled ASTRA, K2, prepare for the start at Southend on Sea regatta in 1934. Both have a single reef in the mainsail...

23. The blue hulled ENDEAVOUR, K4, and the green hulled ASTRA, K2, prepare for the start at Southend on Sea regatta in 1934. Both have a single reef in the mainsail...
Date: 1934
Image ID BOXB5_013_049


24. ID BOXB5_015_025 Working smack leading converted smack at West Mersea Regatta about 1937. [DW]
A Mersea smack and a gaff cutter yacht, possibly converted from a smack,...

24. Working smack leading converted smack at West Mersea Regatta about 1937. [DW]
A Mersea smack and a gaff cutter yacht, possibly converted from a smack,...
Date: c1937
Image ID BOXB5_015_025


25. ID BOXD_007_001_001 52 footer SONYA rustles through the Solent under her spinnaker in 1905 with Captain Fred Stokes of Tollesbury at the tiller. She was designed by the American...

25. 52 footer SONYA rustles through the Solent under her spinnaker in 1905 with Captain Fred Stokes of Tollesbury at the tiller. She was designed by the American...
Date: 1905
Image ID BOXD_007_001_001


26. ID BOXF_029_001_001 SUNBEAM under sail. Thought to be the auxiliary schooner SUNBEAM built 1874 for Lord Brassey, Official No. 70573, broken up 1929.

26. SUNBEAM under sail. Thought to be the auxiliary schooner SUNBEAM built 1874 for Lord Brassey, Official No. 70573, broken up 1929.
Image ID BOXF_029_001_001


27. ID BOXF_171_001_001 Peaceful calm on the Chelmer Navigation.
Douglas Went photograph
Used in The Salty Shore, page 156.

27. Peaceful calm on the Chelmer Navigation.
Douglas Went photograph
Used in The Salty Shore, page 156.
Image ID BOXF_171_001_001


28. ID BOXL_011_004 Wooden yacht under construction, believed to be at Burnham on Crouch.

28. Wooden yacht under construction, believed to be at Burnham on Crouch.
Image ID BOXL_011_004


29. ID BOXL_011_011 Wooden yacht ALCESTE, just completed, at Burnham.

29. Wooden yacht ALCESTE, just completed, at Burnham.
Image ID BOXL_011_011


30. ID BOXL_026_004_012 Launch of CREOLE at Camper & Nicholson.
CREOLE Ex VIRA Official No. 149134 built 1927 Camper & Nicholson, Gosport. Twin screw composite 3 masted schooner....

30. Launch of CREOLE at Camper & Nicholson.
CREOLE Ex VIRA Official No. 149134 built 1927 Camper & Nicholson, Gosport. Twin screw composite 3 masted schooner....
Date: 1927
Image ID BOXL_026_004_012


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