Ian Mclaughlan is a retired British Army officer with a keen and active enthusiasm for small-boat sailing. From this passion developed a profound interest in the rigs, design and operations of the Navy's smallest combatants. A decade of study has resulted in his book The Sloop of War:1650-1763.
AOS Naval Non Fiction
|The Sloop of War: 1650-1763||An in depth study of the Royal Navy's vital, but largely ignored small craft|