‘Blue Bird – Seven Decades at Sea‘ a new book by Tom Cunliffe & Kos.

The book tells the story of speed ace Sir Malcolm Campbell’s 100-ft motor yacht Blue Bird which he commissioned in 1938 for a treasure hunting voyage. For Blue Bird’s design, Campbell turned to James Rennie Barnett of G.L. Watson & Co.

In 1940 she earned an enduring place in history for her role in the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk, before going onto be owned by Jean-Louis Renault. Blue Bird was acquired by Tara Getty in 2004 and was restored under the supervision of G.L. Watson & Co. Ltd.