Brigantine Yacht Transport

Featured Image: ‘The Wanderer’; Benjamin Boyd’s Brigantine Yacht

Chromolithograph by Sir Oswald Brierley

Dixon Galleries, State Library of New South Wales

Reprinted in ‘Horsemen of the First Frontier (1788 – 1900) and The Serpents Legacy’ by Keith R Binney. Publisher: Volcanic Productions

By the mid-19th century the speed if not the comfort of transport had markedly improved for both livestock (horses) and human cargo. The ‘Brigantine Yachts’ were built for speed across the Oceans of the World.