Arthur Robb

1908 - 1969


Arthur Cecil Robb was a British yacht designer working in London, England, after World War II. Born in New Zealand, by 1930 he was employed as yard manager at the boat building firm of Morris & Lorimers, Argyll, Scotland. During World War II he was a Reserve Officer in the British Royal Navy attaining the rank of lieutenant commander. It was at this time that he worked on the design of the airborne lifeboat.

Additional Information: Arthur C. Robb Collection, Ships Plans Division, Mystic Seaport Museum.

Sailboats Designed By Arthur Robb

Model LOA First Built
DARING 32.50 ft / 9.91 m 1960
LION CLASS (ROBB) 35.50 ft / 10.82 m 1951
PRINCESS 37 (ROBB) 37.00 ft / 11.28 m 1958
RADIANT 48 (ROBB) 47.67 ft / 14.53 m 1966
ROBB 35 35.50 ft / 10.82 m 1961
SEAVIEW MERMAID 24.50 ft / 7.47 m 1921


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