William Fife, master of the classic yacht

William Fife, master of the classic yacht

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by Franco Pace

Wooden Boat & Adlard Coles, 2001.

large format hardback [35x27cm] 166 pages.

fine condition in the dust-jacket and slip-case.


a magnificent pictorial depiction of nineteen of Fife's beautiful yachts, all now fully restored to their former glory.

each yacht is briefly described and illustrated by breath taking coloured photographs - 185 in all, and the book is prefaced with a short history of the Fife family by William Collier.

The yachts featured are: Altair, Belle Aventure, Cintra, Clio, Dione, Flica II, Fulmar, Halloween, Kentra, Mariella, Merry Dancer, Moonbeam, Osborne, Pen Duick, Tonino, Tuiga, Solway Maid, Sumurun, Yvette