Yachting, MotorBoating and The Rudder were among the most prominent magazines writing about boats and yachting in the twentieth and late nineteenth centuries. Article citations below refer to month, year and then page number. To search in a single magazine, enter its name in the search box at the bottom of the “Magazine” column. To search a single year, enter the 2-digit year followed by a colon in the search box below the “Citation” column, for example, for 1942, enter “42:”.
The Rudder, 1891-1950
Rudder magazine was first published in 1891 and soon became one of the most important yachting and boating magazines available. This index, compiled by Library staff member and retired Navy Commander Norman Clarke (1937-1996), concentrates on articles that appeared in the magazine through 1950.
Yachting & MotorBoating
These indexes focus on articles about particular vessels–they are not complete article indices. Yachting entries cover the years 1923-1958, with additional entries from 1907 and 1908. MotorBoating entries cover the years 1931-1975.