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Floating palaces in Oban Bay

The 1,740-ton steam yacht Nahma.
Photograph courtesy of G L Watson.

THIS summer many wonderful yachts have been seen passing through the Sound of Mull and at anchor around our coastline. I don’t know which has been the most attractive but Eos, a three-masted Bermuda-rigged schooner and one of the largest private sailing yachts in the world, was definitely in a class of its own. I doubt, however, if she could match the Nahma, which spent several days in Oban Bay in the summer of 1900.

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