YACHT – Fibreglass – (Diver Guide, Weymouth & Portland: Ed 5 p17 Wk No. 9) NIL


Times: Tuesday, August 13, 1872, Issue 27454 – Wreck of a Yacht: We are informed that the vessel observed by our correspondent as being on the rocks at Weymouth is the Windward, the property of Mr. Otway, the member for Chatham. The owner was not on board at the time of the accident. The vessel … Read Article


Yacht – (LARN, VLI.) – Sank 6.3 miles E Anvil Point. Ref. MOD(N) Hyd. Wk. No. 013508271.


HMS WARRIOR II. Requisitioned Luxury 1000 ton Yacht [54M] – (Excellent detail in Dive Dorset: 194 p146 – 50 21.56N; 02 12.23W) – Bombed and sunk by German Aircraft in WW2 having survived WW1. There is a single gun mounted on the bow. 13 miles SE of Portland Bill she lies in 60 metres. Other … Read Article


Times: Saturday, September 12, 1885, Issue 31530 – The Vendetta, yacht, owned by Mr. W. F. Wigston, Pomery Lodge, Strand, Isle of Wight, which left Torquay on Thursday, bound to Weymouth, drove ashore at Portland. Hopes are entertained for her safety as she is not leaking.” Ship Incident


Liverpool Journal of Commerce – Monday 25 April 1887 Times: Saturday, April 23, 1887, Issue 32054 – The Thalia, Italian yawl yacht, from Brightlingsea for Genoa, has gone ashore in Weymouth Bay; is laying badly. Lloyd’s Agent has gone aboard with assistance. NMI. . Ship Incident


Yacht – Swanage Note: Swanage Lifeboat, CHARLOTTE MARY, saved crew of five. Farr: p93. Ref. in LARN.


DISASTER TO SHAMROCK III. The Challenger’s Mast goes by the Board. The Steward Drowned. The sailing trials between the Cup Challenger and SHAMROCK I, were brought to an abrupt termination off Weymouth on Friday by the dismasting of the new vessel just at the commencement of a trial race. Unhappily the accident was attended with … Read Article


Pleasure Yacht – (LARN) – 19.5 miles ESE of Portland Bill. “The yacht SELKIE, damaged by a gas explosion in Brixham harbour a few weeks ago, while being towed to Southampton for repairs, sank a few miles S.W. of the Shambles lightship. No lives were lost.” Ref. MOD(N) Hyd. Wk. No. 013401592.


Motor Yacht – Weymouth Cutting Book Vol. 20 & (LARN) – Worbarrow Tout near St Alban’s Head. Daily Telegraph: 25/ 09/1978.