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|
|962||Hoyt||o. General||Book||26||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|
|963||Perkes||o. General||Book||26||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.||15||0|
|964||Upton||o. General||Book||26||On the road to Normandy and a little beyond [Private, via www.bernardupton.co.uk 2017]||A89||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|