Category Archives: Ernest Harston

1940s-50s?: Amokura moored up and at anchor

1939: Sea trials

1939: Family and friends on board after the launch

1946: “We Should Have Had The Poisson” by Ernest Harston

This piece was written by E. S. Harston, Amokura's first owner, and published in The Yachting Year 1946-47 I don't think this story is altogether true, so that if any of the deleterious types who formed part of Amokura's crew happen to read it, they shouldn't be misled.  It deals with some of the yacht's wanderings during 1946, and to be logical should no doubt begin with a description of the yacht herself. She was built in 1939 after a lot of thought.  After all if we were going to have Read more [...]