Skip to main content

Greenshields, J. J.

A well-known all-round yachtsman, and owner of the cutter Sybil, and part owner with Captain Schank in the 3-ton sloop Julia. This latter boat was designed by Mr. William Fife, jun., and built at Teign­mouth in 1897. The Sybil was designed and built by W. A. Black and Co., and came out under the new Yacht Racing Association rule of 1887.

Mr. Greenshields has taken a leading part in racing round the coast for many years.

Clubs: Royal Cinque Ports, Royal Clyde, Clyde Corinthian, Royal Cor­inthian, Gourock, Royal London, Royal Northern, Royal Southern, Island Sailing, Medway, Portsmouth Corinthian.
Residence: Kerse, Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire.

Vessels: Julia, Sybil