The period of Rocquette’s construction, her challengers and her descendants :

About the Camper&Nicholsons shipyard
The history of the Gosport based company  near Southampton (pdf)
« A short History of Camper and Nicholsons 1782 – 2005 »
An further link about the shipyard’s history
« Endeavour Quay History »

A drawing of the first Camper &Nicholsons « Nicholson 36 » series in resin (GRP). Janessa was the first glass fibre boat built by Camper & Nicholsons, just before the « Nicholson 36 »

Wikipedia‘s page about C&N, Gipsy Moth IV and Rocquette


About the races in  64 /65
A short film on the heats for the Admiral’s Cup
« ‘Admiral’s Cup’ Heats (1964) »

Two short films of the Admiral’s Cup 1965, the first year with Australians and Irish competitors.
A few seconds with Blue Jacket III, number 2126 and clear blue hull (3,56) and Quiver IV (4,26 – 6,47 – 9,09) – Channel Race
Quiver IV (1,33 et 8,48) and the other of the winning team, Noryema IV and Firebrand with the varnished hull ! Fastnet Race

And the catalogue of the results of the different years can be found on

1965 – Blue Jacket III finishes 10th in classe II, Clarion of Wight 12th
1967 – Blue Jacket III finishes 11th in classe II, Clarion of Wight 17th
1969 – Blue Jacket III finishes 32th in classe II, Clarion of Wight 31th

Noryema IV , Firebrand and Clarion of Wight (other pictures on Sandeman)

Updated : 2018-02-19