Leonardo started life in 1960 as a fishing trawler, last of Island Bay Italian fishing fleet. She has fished Cook Straight, Nelson, D’urville island and Marlborough Sounds. Has been moored in Purau for the last 20 years. Measuring 21′, carvel planked kauri and powered by a 20hp Ford diesel, Leonardo is a very pretty little ship that has had major work done on her & now is looking for an enthusiastic new owner.
Situated currently in Christchurch, at 21′ you could easily truck her anywhere in NZ. (Asking price is $6k)
Do we know any more about her? the work boat group must be able to chip in.
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But if she worked out of Island Bay she’s gotta be more than a toy!
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Very cute little toy fishing boat. Love it!!
Fishing boat? Certainly.Trawler? At 21′? Hardly. She would have been a line or cray boat surely?