Peter Milne

1934 - 2008


One of Britain's best known designers and sailing journalists. Of his numerous designs, the most celebrated is the FIREBALL, the 17' scow type, hard-chined dinghy, originally intended for the home builder. He was also the designer of a number of other small boats mostly seen in Great Britain. These include the MARAUDER and the JAVELIN. Milne's numerous articles appeared in a number of publications such as 'Yachts and Yachting' (editor for a number of years) and 'Yachting World'.

Sailboats Designed By Peter Milne

Model LOA First Built
BULLET (MILNE) 13.78 ft / 4.20 m 1975
CRESTWIND 13.94 ft / 4.25 m 1971
EAGLE 525 17.00 ft / 5.18 m 1992
FIREBALL 16.17 ft / 4.93 m 1962
HIT (MILNE) 14.40 ft / 4.39 m 1978
JAVELIN (MILNE) 17.58 ft / 5.36 m 1968
MARAUDER (MILNE) 14.50 ft / 4.42 m 1970
MARINER 17 (MILNE) 17.00 ft / 5.18 m 1970
MIRROR 14 (MILNE) 14.50 ft / 4.42 m 1970
NICHOLSON 27 27.25 ft / 8.31 m 1978
OUTLAW 23 (MILNE) 22.31 ft / 6.80 m 1962
SALTY DOG 27 26.58 ft / 8.10 m 1978
SALTY PUP 23 23.00 ft / 7.01 m 1978
SKIPPER 12 12.01 ft / 3.66 m 1968
SKIPPER 14 13.92 ft / 4.24 m 1967
SKIPPER 17 (MILNE) 17.00 ft / 5.18 m 1969
STAG 28 28.00 ft / 8.53 m 1976
TANGO 14.67 ft / 4.47 m 1972
VULCAN 17 17.00 ft / 5.18 m 1970


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