Category Archives: Publications

Yachting World (October 2019)

1939: Amokura features in The Yachting Monthly article “New designs”

1939: Report in The Motor Boat and Yachting

1954: Amokura visits the Mediterranean — George Millar’s journal entry for the Royal Cruising Club

AMOKURA VISITS THE MEDITERRANEAN By George Millar This article was originally published in the Royal Cruising Club 1954 journal, which notes that the RCC’s Romola Challenge Cup was awarded for this cruise.  With thanks to the RCC for granting permission for the article to be included here. Introduction Coastal passage to Falmouth Offshore from Falmouth (2nd June) Arrive Ria de Vivero, Spain To Cascais, Portugal Cascais officialdom, 18th June And on to Seville 28th June, Guadalquivir Read more [...]

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 [...]