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Future archive

Meticulously researched and referenced books, like Martin Black’s G.L. Watson – The Art and Science of Yacht Design, depend on the availability of accessible archived records. This in turn depends on a culture of creating and preserving them for posterity. … Continue reading

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The weekend… pad

Not a Watson in sight here. But the story of G.L. Watson’s rise to fame as a designer of superb yachts of all types is very much part of the 19th Century development of the Firth of Clyde as a … Continue reading

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