Lake Rotoiti Classic and Wooden Boat Parade – 2016 – 150+ photos


Lake Rotoiti Classic and Wooden Boat Parade Weekend – 2016150+ photos

Get comfortable this ones a biggie, 150+ photos from the 2016 Lake Rotoiti Classic and Wooden Boat Parade weekend.

The inclement conditions (lots of H2O) on Saturday resulted in the parade being moved to Sunday, to most this was a positive as it gave everyone more time to socialize. We took the opportunity to mooch around the lake & visit a few lake-side properties. The transport for the day was rather special – 2 of the regular parade attendees, Cathy & Shawn Vennell and Pam & Tim Aurisch had bought their classic cars – a 1960 Dodge & 1956 Chev Bel Air, very impressive tow cars & a cool mode of transport.

So today’s post is a mix of classics – motorboats, day boats, speedboats, steamboats, yachts & cars – Its a visual attempt to give to you a taste of the weekend & showcase the vessels that make up the parade.
Special thanks to the LRC&WBP committee, especially Commodore Grant Cossey, past Commodore Fraser Wilson and the lass that makes it all happen Rachel Jamieson.

Due to another engagement we could not attend the post parade picnic.

Each boat carries a number, to find out more details on any vessel e.g. name, year, owner – refer to this link to a master listing. 2016ParadeEntrantDetails

Enjoy 🙂

Click photos to enlarge 😉


8 thoughts on “Lake Rotoiti Classic and Wooden Boat Parade – 2016 – 150+ photos

  1. Pingback: Lake Rotoiti (Nth Is.)Classic & Wooden Boat Parade – Invitation + Calendar Release | #1 for classic wooden boat stories, info, advice & news

  2. Hey cheers Guys, great coverage once again and a pleasure to spend some time having lots of laughs waiting for the rain to stop, Tom Petty had a song that suggested the waiting was the hardest part, I disagree, if one is patient then finally you get the chance to fire the V8/shovel the coal or set the sail the buzz is better!
    A fabulous weekend, thanks to all involved.


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