At the last count the plans numbered over 140 designs. Sadly many of his earlier designs were lost in WW II ‘due to enemy action’. However, speaking to Maurice he stated he was not too concerned about most of them, as they were not his best!
He is best remembered for his work in the field of shoal draft boats, bilge keelers and centre boarders. He studied the boats of the shoal waters of Americas East coast and spent a lifetime trying to perfect them.