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Material relating to George Garrard and his yacht SAYONARA

Date: 1893 - 1925
Medium: Paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Paula Stafford
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: Archive series
Object No: ANMS0328

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    Description
    This archives series numbered [001] - [038] consists of material relating to Victorian yahctsman George Garrard and his deep-keeled, first class racing yacht SAYONARA. It includes 16 photographs, an album of yachting snapshots (depicting ALEXA, THISTLE and RIP), an album of newspaper cuttings, a book, magazine, 15 yacht plans drawn by Garrard and three design drawings of Sayonara, and fitting and fixtures - from William Fife and Sons of Fairlie.
    SignificanceThis collection documents the life of George Garrard and his yacht SAYONARA. It provides an insight into colonial yachting by acknowledging its sailors, owners, builders and related competitions in the first class yachting milieu.
    HistoryGeorge Garrard was a yachtsman from Carlton, South Yarra, Melbourne. He was the owner of SAYONARA when he joined Brighton Yacht Club. Garrard also owned the yacht AWANUI. He was an active member of the Royal Yacht club of Victoria.

    SAYONARA was designed in Scotland by William Fife III, and built by Alick MacFarlane. The Sayonara Cup was established to build on the intercolonial matches of the 1880s in Australia. The races were arranged by the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria and pitted the states of New South Wales and Victoria against one other.
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    Primary title: RELATING TO GEORGE GARRARD AND HIS YACHT "SAYONARA", INCLUDES PHOTOGRAPH AND NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS ALBUMS, PLANS AND PHOTOGRAPHS

    Web title: Material relating to George Garrard and his yacht SAYONARA

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