Sunday, April 18, 2021

Beken of Cowes

S/Y Suzanne
An elegant and majestic photograph of perhaps the most beautiful sailing yacht ever designed by William Fife.
This photograph by Frank Beken of Cowes, Isle of Wight England in 1911 shows the sailing boat Suzanne with every sail set giving chase.

S/Y Westward 
Nathanael Herreshoff “The Wizard of Bristol” designed sailing boat Westward, built in 1910 for Alexander S Cochran.
She is shown here spinnaker aloft racing of Cowes Isle of Wight in 1930. 

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