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Journal of the Association of Yachting Historians
The journal is published annually as a printed glossy magazine distributed free to our membership, and contains original articles and research news, reports on our group visits both in the UK and overseas, and details of recent publications by members. It is compiled and edited by Henrietta Smyth, who also keeps a small stock of spare printed copies available to members on request.

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Download a copy of our recent Journals:
2019-2020 Journal
2018-Winter Journal 

Recent Publications by Members
Highland Cowes – A History of Sailing in Scotland through the lens of Hunter's Quay
by Euan Ross. Read more

The Motor Yacht Club of Ireland
by Vincent Delany.

This is a modest booklet but it does describe an interesting period of yachting history from the demise of steam engines to the arrival of relatively reliable internal combustion engines which were often put into yachts which had completed their racing life. The book describes the coming of the outboard engine and the hydroplanes which exploited the potential of outboard engines. In many places in Ireland hydroplanes appeared before electricity.
If any members would like a copy of the book it is available from the author at for £16 including postage.

Honorary Members :
Admiral Sir Jonathon Band, KCB; Rear Admiral Roy Clare, CBE; Clare Francis, MBE; Lt. Cdr. Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, CBE, RD, RNR; John Rousmaniere; Mikkel Thommessen

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