Compendium of information about the various sailing cruisers built by Bristol Yachts, including owner list.
The successor to Bristol Yachts, the defunct builder of Bristol cruising boats, continues to do repair and service work on Bristol models.
Horner reviews the thinking behind this design, its construction methods, and its history, including pricing history. He identifies design or construction problems that have been found in older boats. Comments include: "It's conservative in design, a little on the heavy side, offers smooth steady performance though not at break-neck speeds, and when you close a door you're left with a comfortable feeling of a solid well built product."