Dinghies, raters and canoes in Hope's edition of Dixon Kemp.

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Dinghies, raters and canoes in Hope's edition of Dixon Kemp.

Post by Aquarius » Sat Sep 02, 2017 12:46 am

Dixon Kemp's Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing and Architecture was the Bible of Victorian yacht and boat design. The eleventh edition was edited by Malden Heckstall Smith, who wrote about sailing, and Linton Hope, who wrote about design and drew the plates.

I only have the "plates" volume and it is terminally disintegrating.

But they certainly make you think

(I don't know why they are not right way up - I am new to this photo hosting outfit)


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Re: Dinghies, raters and canoes in Hope's edition of Dixon K

Post by JimC » Sat Sep 02, 2017 1:19 pm

I would *love* to have scans of whatever there is in there about racing Canoes...

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Re: Dinghies, raters and canoes in Hope's edition of Dixon K

Post by Aquarius » Sat Sep 02, 2017 1:39 pm

Coming up!

To start with...

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CVRDA eligible:
1962(?) Firefly F3163 "Aquarius"
1946 International Fourteen K478 "Galatea"
Not CVRDA eligible:
1991(?) Nethercot IC K229, "Ogaf the Unbearable"
Squib. possibly number 251, "Squirt"

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Re: Dinghies, raters and canoes in Hope's edition of Dixon K

Post by Aquarius » Sat Sep 02, 2017 1:45 pm

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CVRDA eligible:
1962(?) Firefly F3163 "Aquarius"
1946 International Fourteen K478 "Galatea"
Not CVRDA eligible:
1991(?) Nethercot IC K229, "Ogaf the Unbearable"
Squib. possibly number 251, "Squirt"

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Re: Dinghies, raters and canoes in Hope's edition of Dixon K

Post by Aquarius » Sat Sep 02, 2017 2:19 pm

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CVRDA eligible:
1962(?) Firefly F3163 "Aquarius"
1946 International Fourteen K478 "Galatea"
Not CVRDA eligible:
1991(?) Nethercot IC K229, "Ogaf the Unbearable"
Squib. possibly number 251, "Squirt"

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Re: Dinghies, raters and canoes in Hope's edition of Dixon K

Post by neil » Sat Sep 02, 2017 3:48 pm

The 9th Edition is available on the Internet Archive - https://archive.org/details/manualofyachtboa00kemp

Several companies sell "reprints" - but I'd imagine they are of this scan, the plates have not all been scanned.

I hope you are going to keep your volume intact, the individual plates do come up for sale on eBay.
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Re: Dinghies, raters and canoes in Hope's edition of Dixon K

Post by JimC » Sat Sep 02, 2017 6:33 pm

neil wrote:I hope you are going to keep your volume intact, the individual plates do come up for sale on eBay.
Mmm, there is no such thing as a terminally disintegrating volume, the experienced restorers can do amazing stuff...

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Re: Dinghies, raters and canoes in Hope's edition of Dixon K

Post by Rupert » Sun Sep 03, 2017 5:41 pm

I only have the 8th edition, revised by John Leather. Are they very different?

Just realised that is the manual of yacht and boat sailing. Has canoe stuff in it.
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Re: Dinghies, raters and canoes in Hope's edition of Dixon K

Post by Aquarius » Sun Sep 03, 2017 9:45 pm

Rupert wrote:I only have the 8th edition, revised by John Leather. Are they very different?

Just realised that is the manual of yacht and boat sailing. Has canoe stuff in it.
They are somewhat different as far as the plates are concerned; Linton Hope unsurprisingly included a good many of his own designs and he was knowledgeable about raters and canoes and such, so included more of them. I had the John Leather reprint but donated it to Flensburg Museumharbour. But it's basically the same book.
CVRDA eligible:
1962(?) Firefly F3163 "Aquarius"
1946 International Fourteen K478 "Galatea"
Not CVRDA eligible:
1991(?) Nethercot IC K229, "Ogaf the Unbearable"
Squib. possibly number 251, "Squirt"

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