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Video: The Big Class on Film

As part of the research for "G L Watson - The Art and Science of Yacht Design", we found this amazing film clip from the Golden Age of Yachting at the IFI Irish Film Archive in Dublin. All three competitors in this Clyde "Big Class" race were designed by G.L. Watson.

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“I am jumping up and down for joy having the book, if only you knew how exited I am.”

“It’s been the life work of Martin Black who devoted the past 25-30 years of his life researching and collecting anything on G.L. Watson, to my mind was the greatest naval architect of the 19th Century and early 20th Century.
The result is a really incredibly beautiful book with lots of magic pictures that will keep anyone of us of the streets for a while.

“I am sure you won’t regret a penny spent if you order your copy today, an absolute must have!”