- And just, because you or I would not be able to resist an invitation to go yachting with Eldon Parr, a man might be imagined who had that amount of moral courage." - "The Inside of the Cup, Volume 5", Winston Churchill.
- And surely there can be no better cure for sleeplessness than the rough work of the yachting; and you know Keith will take his share, in despite of Hamish; and if he goes away to the South, they will have watches, and he will take his watch with the others, and his turn at the helm. - "Macleod of Dare", William Black.
- I am sick of Europe, and am half- thinking of arranging a yachting trip to the Farther East. - "The Red Rat's Daughter", Guy Boothby.