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Royal Yachts Alan P. Major

Royal Yachts

Alan P. Major

Published March 1st 2011
ISBN : 9781445601892
Hardcover
160 pages
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Some yachts had interesting histories- the yacht Nahlin, used by Edward VIII to woo Wallis Simpson, has just finished a long restoration, while King George Vs Britannia, a J-class racing yacht, was scuttled when he died. Queen Victoria was said toMoreSome yachts had interesting histories- the yacht Nahlin, used by Edward VIII to woo Wallis Simpson, has just finished a long restoration, while King George Vs Britannia, a J-class racing yacht, was scuttled when he died. Queen Victoria was said to have disliked the Victoria & Albert intensely, the ship being top heavy and prone to rolling, whereas, Britannia, built for the Queen at Clydebank, was one of the most loved of all royal yachts. Also featured are numerous royal yachts from around the world, including Belgium, Denmark, Egypt, Turkey, Zanzibar and many more.