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    Default Launching of 1933 classic New Zealand motor boat - 50+ photos & video

    Launching of Eileen Patrica - 1933 classic New Zealand motor boat

    Sunday in Auckland NZ, saw another magnificent woody being launched after a 4 year restoration.
    Check out the link below to view 50+ photos and video.

    https://waitematawoodys.com/2019/05/...oat-50-photos/


    "Old boats are like teenage girlfriends: there is a certain urgency to their needs & one neglects them at one's peril"


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    That’s pretty sweet!
    -Jim

    Sucker for a pretty face.
    1934 27' Blanchard Cuiser ~ Amazon, Ex. Emalu
    19'6" Caledonia Yawl ~ Sparrow

    Getting into trouble one board at a time.

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    Thats pretty special!
    Thanks for improving my Monday morning

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    Default Re: Launching of 1933 classic New Zealand motor boat - 50+ photos & video

    Nice! That Peter is a bit of a character all right.

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    Default Re: Launching of 1933 classic New Zealand motor boat - 50+ photos & video

    Check out the incredible photo essay of the restoration here. https://www.mcnshipwrights.com/eileen-patricia.html
    "Old boats are like teenage girlfriends: there is a certain urgency to their needs & one neglects them at one's peril"


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