This book is a vintage handbook on British Motor yachts, including information on types of engines, construction of motor yachts, management, repairing, converting, and much more. With many helpful photographs and a wealth of useful information, this timeless book is highly recommended for those with an interest in vintage motor yachts, and would make for a fantastic addition to related collections. Contents include: “The Development and Comparison of Motor Yachts”, “Large Motor Yachts”, “Conversions to Large Motor Yachts”, “Medium Size Motor Yachts”, “Conversions to Medium Size Motor Yachts”, “Small Motor Yachts”, “Motor Sailing Yachts”, “Constructional and Engine Features”, “Comparison of Hard Chine and Round Bilge Hulls”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of boating.