Bruce Tantrum – artisan model boatbuilder

Bruce Tantrum - artisan model boatbuilder

Boats have been a passion of Bruce Tantrum for more than 6 decades, and building model boats has been part of that passion.

In addition to models he has twice built keel boats for family sailing, for racing and cruising offshore.

In recent times, he has built complete fully rigged models from scratch using the original lines and construction plans. These models include work and leisure, power and sail boats, and include designers George Steers, Charles Nicholson, William Fife, Olin Stephens, Robert Logan Snr, Arch Logan, Percy Vos, Arthur Collings, Bailey and Lowe, Bruce Farr, and Laurie Davidson.

Bruce has also built 5 models for Team NZ of race yachts for the America’s Cup, the TP 52 class and the Volvo Round the World race.

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