Tainui

Screen Shot 2013-04-23 at 2.09.27 PM Screen Shot 2013-04-23 at 10.39.03 AM Tainui Jan 09

TAINUI
Designed by Eldredge-McInnis in the USA (original design / lines above), built in NZ c.1960 with kauri planking on oak rib. Originally powered by a Chrysler Crown engine. First owner possibly the Montgomery family in Nelson. Previous owners include CYA member Mark McLaughlin, Michael Cooper & before him CYA members Sue & Mark Edmonds.
 
Info supplied by Mark Edmonds

 

 

3 thoughts on “Tainui

  1. Fascinating to read as Allen Westrupp was my uncle and as a child we used to visit his workshop.

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  2. Pingback: Tainui | waitematawoodys.com #1 for classic wooden boat stories, info, advice & news – updated daily

  3. Now based at Thames and owned by John and Irene Austen.

    Was launched on 14 September 1958, at Nelson.

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