In 1896, Alfred Mylne, a visionary and ambitious 24-year-old, embarked on a groundbreaking journey by establishing his own yacht design office in the heart of Glasgow. This meticulously curated book pays homage to Scotland’s greatest yacht designer on his 150th Birthday, delving into Mylne’s prolific life, iconic yachts, and enduring legacy.
Spanning the golden age of yachting from 1872 to 1947, this luxurious narrative unfolds over 510 pages, enriched with over 700 contemporaneous photographs and drawings. The book transports readers through the fascinating world of lavish yachts and intricate designs, revealing the unparalleled craftsmanship and innovation of Alfred Mylne.
Whether you’re a casual reader intrigued by historic luxury yachting or a dedicated enthusiast of maritime design, this lavishly illustrated masterpiece promises an immersive and enlightening experience, celebrating the timeless genius of Alfred Mylne.
The following books have been supported by the Mylne archive and are highly recommended additional reading.