May Fife McCallum

Author

May Fife McCallum, a descendant of the founder of William Fife and Son Yachtbuilders, had privileged access to private papers, business records and photographs in order to write her book, Fast and Bonnie. Over many years she researched this archival material and also recorded the reminiscences of family friends and of local people personally associated with the yard and its workforce. She was thus uniquely suited to write the definitive work on one of the businesses of which Scotland can be most proud.

May Fife McCallum, a descendant of the founder of William Fife and Son Yachtbuilders, had privileged access to private papers, business records and photographs in order to write her book, Fast and Bonnie. Over many years she researched this archival material and also recorded the reminiscences of family friends and of local people personally associated with the yard and its workforce. She was thus uniquely suited to write the definitive work on one of the businesses of which Scotland can be most proud.

Books

  • Paperback | Pub: 04 Jun 2020
    £20.00

    William Fife and Son was one of the premier yacht building yards in Britain and one of the most famous in the world. Some of the most beautiful yachts ever built were designed by three notable members of the Fife family. William Fife I, originally a...