Madison Rose + SOS

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Madison Rose is a 32’ carvel planked woody with a 10’6” beam, her trade listing makes no mention of the designer / builder, but states she was built in 1910.
She has had a rolling refit over the last few years that has seen new planking & wheelhouse.
The zoom zoom comes from a Ford D series 80hp diesel, that pushes her along at 7>8 knots.
Those davits look a little OTT but I’m sure they are not too permanent.
Current home is Motueka in the South Island – can anyone tell us more about her?


I have been contacted by Murray White with the advice that the yacht Gem is due to broken up in the next day or so , she was salvaged from Omokoroa and only the mast was visible.

Murray knows nothing re condition ,but , she has bronze etc worthy of saving .
It was salvaged on behalf of the Harbou Master , but the person salvaging didn’t cover costs so may be an option to salvage something.
Photos are of her at the Bridge Marina , she is about 28 ft .
Will be gone by the weekend – if anyone is interested in saving her or after ‘parts’ – in the first instance contact on 021 227 6242

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