Was born at Edinburgh in 1850, and educated at Edinburgh Academy and the University. It was in 1871 with a 19-foot mainsail-and-jib-rigged boat that he started his career as a yachtsman. His present yacht, the Llygra, was bought in 1900, and he has raced her consistently on the Clyde, and at Oban and Tobermory Regattas.
Clubs: Royal Northern, Royal Clyde, Royal Highland, Clyde Corinthian.
Address: Clydebank House-, Greenock, N.B.