“The Macintosh of yacht design”

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The October 2014 issue of Scottish Field magazine (out now) features Scottish sports journalist Roddy Forsyth’s entertaining take on the G.L. Watson story and Martin Black’s biography G.L. WATSON – THE ART and SCIENCE of YACHT DESIGN, likening Watson’s career to that of the renowned Scottish architect Charles Rennie Macintosh.

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G.L. Watson c1897
(Yachting News)

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Charles Rennie Macintosh c1895
(Anne McTaggart MSP)

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496pg biography of Scottish yacht designer, George Lennox Watson (1851-1904). Significant book on the history of yacht design & the development of modern yachting. Beautifully illustrated. Many photographs previously unpublished.
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One Response to “The Macintosh of yacht design”

  1. Doug Patience says:

    It might be that Watson and CRM led parallel careers but i suspect that aesthetically speaking, the real kindred spirits were CRM, Margaret MacDonald (Mrs CRM) and Wm Fife 3. I wonder is there any possibility that they might have met?

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