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By Ian Nicolson

appealing boats final decades, yet gruesome ones die younger. that's one it's because there are such a lot of Alfred Mylne designed yachts nonetheless crusing, even supposing a few of them are good over a hundred years previous. It was once in 1896 that Alfred Mylne, on the age of twenty-four, organize his yacht layout workplace in Glasgow and the corporate is now one of many oldest British yacht layout corporations nonetheless in lifestyles. Boat layout positive factors that are greatly believed to be fairly new are present in early Mylne designs and among 1896 and 1920 Mylne designed a number of appealing, race-winning yachts. Alfred Mylne yachts nonetheless flip heads this present day, even in San Tropez or Antigua. during this publication, Ian Nicolson makes use of unique plans from the files of Alfred Mylne to illustrate the wonderful thing about the earliest Mylne yacht designs and to inform the tale of Alfred Mylne the man.

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