Linton Hope

Nationality: UK
Years: 18 April 1863 – 20 December 1920

 

Hope designed a variety of yachts, as well as the Fairy One Design for the North of Ireland Yacht Club, International canoes and Thames Raters. He was appointed naval architect to the King of the Belgians. In 1915 Hope designed the AD Flying Boat for the British Admiralty’s Air Department and his hull designs were used by a number of British flying boats in the 1920s including the Fairey Titania, largest flying boat in the world at the time. Both Olympic races were won using the yacht Scotia designed by Hope.

Linton Hope won in the 0.5 – 1 Ton Class in the 1900 Olympic Games.

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