This map of Hong Kong is dated c1900,
and comes from the 10th edition of Encyclopedia Britannica.
Ah King's boatyard, where Evadne was built, was in Causeway Bay.
Evadne's custodian of 1910, the Architect of RHKYC clubhouse
Evadne was one of four boats built in Hong Kong to Harrison Butler's Hong Kong design of 1909. Although is unlikely that any of these boats have survived the passage of time, the HBA is striving to find out more about them and their stories. In the absence of a photograph of Evadne, I've added this super image of the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club. It was designed by architects GG Wood and JE Potter, the former having been Evadne's first custodian in 1910. It is thought likely that Evadne was renamed Isis sometime between 1918 and 1923.
The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club clubhouse in Causeway Bay
Originally built on Kellet Island, through land reclamation it's now on the shore
Built : 1909 by A King in Hong Kong
LOA : 23' 0"
LWL : 20' 0"
Beam : 6' 9"
Draught : 3' 8"
Displacement : 3.8 tons TM
Evadne's Custodians & Home Ports
GG Wood (1909-1918-?) Hong Kong
Page last updated : October 2016