Was born at Blyth in 1844, and educated at Blyth and Newcastle-on-Tyne. He commenced sailing as far back as 1876 with the Smiling Morn, and he now owns the Stanley.
Miss Dent is owner of the Gadwell, 3 tons, which has twice won the Duke of Northumberland's Cup, in the years 1905 and 1906, at the Blyth Regatta.
Club: Northumberland Yacht Club.
Vessels: Smiling Morn; Stanley