Over the years there have been a number of books featuring Fairey Atalantas. The aim is to provide an index of those books here. The idea is work in progress at the moment – below are the books so far catalogued.
If you have knowledge of any other books featuring Fairey Marine yachts please do let us know using comment form at the foot of this page.
|ArchID||Publication||Document Subject (Category)||Link||Type||Class||Page||Title||Sail No||Boat Name||Author||APages||Comments||APrice||ASort|
|56||ATS-Hoyt||o. General||Link||Book||26, T,F,31||Addicted to Sail, Norris D Hoyt [ ISBN 0-393-003316-3 Jan 1987]||F.O.B.||Norris D Hoyt||0||Last chapter deals with Saiing with F.O.B in the USA and Canada. Hoyt was a very experienced ocean and coastal racer who bought F.O.B. for family sailing and covered many miles on the trailer and the water around North America.||0||0|
|57||D-Coile||o. General||Link||Book||26, T,F,31||Disasterman: A Biographical Memoir [ISBN: 9781440191367 December 2009]||A101||Patience IV||Russell C. Coile||0||Russell Coile was a key player in the American branch of the AOA. A US Army officer, glider pilot and sailor, Russell had an interesting career. He bought Patience and dry-sailed her form the Fairey Marine Boat Park on the Hamble. He then took her back to the USA and did a similar thing there. The Atalanta references are small but interesting. The whole book can be read at http://russellcoile.com/DisasterMan.pdf||0||0|
|58||IWMH-Perkes||o. General||Link||Book||26, T,F,31||In the Wake of my Heroes [Private, via email@example.com Jan 2007]||A146||Sherpa||Bill King||0||Bill King sailed from The Solent. Chapters 3&4 are dedicated to his exploits in A146 Sherpa. There was a lot of family sailing and much more short-handed long distance cruising and then the Round Britain Race in 1973. His idea of a weekend's sailing was to sail to North Brittany on the Saturday, turn around and sail back on the Sunday. The book describes all of these adventures with a lot of detail on the Round Britain race and how he made his own self-steering gear.||0||0|
|59||OOA-ONeill||o. General||Link||Book||26, T,F,31||Out of Arklow: A Life of Change. By Dayy O'Neill. [ISBN 978-1-4918-9599-3 2014]||A78||Marianda||Danny O'Neill||0||Danny O'Neill owned A78 Marianda for 18 years in the 1980s and 1990s. He wrote about his cruising and work on Marianda in the 1990 and 1996 Bulletins. In the book Danny recounts his life working on boats, as a fisherman and later as an officer or master on ships. He served on eighty different boats and ships and was master of 37 of them. Fisihing boats, coasters, tramps, cattle boats, passenger ships, heavy-lift vessels, nuclear fuel carriers, tankers, VLCCs, OBOs, container ships, dredgers, survey ships, yachts and patrol boats. The book includes two chapters on sailing of Marianda; first an abortive attempt to transit the Grand Union Canal through Dublin; second a trip around Ireland spending nights drying out on beaches and in harbours.||0||0|
|60||ORTN-Upton||o. General||Link||Book||26, T,F,31||On the road to Normandy and a little beyond [Private, via www.bernardupton.co.uk 2017]||A89||Colchide||Bernard Upton||0||Bernards account of hs time in the RNVR during the war, and then later with a prestigious printing firm before retiring to Switzerland and Paris. The part of the story that is of particular interest to AOA supporters is his building of A89 Colchide in Wisbech and his subsequent sailing in her over fifty plus years.||0||0|
|61||U2F-Coile||o. General||Link||Book||26, T,F,31||Under Two Flags: A Memoir "Years before, she out Martha'd Martha Stewart". [ISBN-13: 978-1532007927 Aug 2017]||A101||Patience IV||Ellen Miller Coile||0||A chapter is dedicated to the family's Atalanta. Under Two Flags describes the highlights of Ellen Miller Coiles eight decades. This traces her story from her birth in 1930 in England as the youngest in a family of six children. She was evacuated during the entire length of World War II to Ipswich, Wales and Marlow. As a teenager she pursued work opportunities available to a working class girl from London suburbs, including secretary at Peat Marwick and Mitchell, until marrying Russell Cleven Coile, an American, in 1951. Embarking on a sixty year love affair with Russell, she followed him around the world to France, Japan, Italy, and Brazil, then settled in northern California thirty years ago. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Organizational Behavior from the University of San Francisco. Under Two Flags chronicles not just her achievements in volunteer service to numerous organizations but how she expressed her values of social justice and combating discrimination. Her key priorities include family and friendships, extending beyond her three successful children.||0||0|