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By Ian Nicolson

appealing boats final many years, yet grotesque ones die younger. that's one it's because there are such a lot of Alfred Mylne designed yachts nonetheless crusing, although 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 businesses nonetheless in lifestyles. Boat layout good points that are commonly believed to be relatively new are present in early Mylne designs and among 1896 and 1920 Mylne designed numerous attractive, race-winning yachts. Alfred Mylne yachts nonetheless flip heads this day, even in San Tropez or Antigua. during this ebook, Ian Nicolson makes use of unique plans from the data of Alfred Mylne to illustrate the great thing about the earliest Mylne yacht designs and to inform the tale of Alfred Mylne the man.

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