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1782

Yard founded in Gosport, England

1809

WilliamCamper joins as an apprentice

1821

The yard launches first sailing yacht:

9m (30’)

Commerce

1839

Camper builds the largest project of his

career, the 327-ton

Anonyma

1842

Ben Nicholson joins as an apprentice

1863

The yard, now named Camper &Nicholson

(C&N), doubles in size and scale

1872

Nicholson builds his first power vessel,

the 33-ton

Favourite

1892

Nicholson builds the 30-ton

Marigold

1912

Charles Nicholson designs the 15m

Istria

-

the first yacht in the world with a lightweight,

laminated wood construction

1914

C&N builds the world’s first large, diesel

powered yacht,

Pioneer

1927

C&N delivers the 63m

Creole

1930

C&N delivers the first J-Class yacht

Shamrock V

1933

C&N delivers the J-Class yacht

Velsheda

1934

C&N delivers the J-Class yacht

Endeavour

The history

of Camper &

Nicholsons

is

the history of

yachting

CAMPER & NICHOLSONS INTERNATIONAL

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