Manaia – A Peek Down Below

MANAIA – A Peek Down Below


Manaia has made several appearance on WW, link below the backgrounds her early days . She was designed by Alex Collings and built in 1965 by Percy Vos. Now thanks to a nudge from Alan Sexton and tme – we get to see the results of some of the recent work on her. She is looking very smart for an ex Harbour Board Pilot boat 🙂

Currently offered for sale but you’ll need a 25m marina. Contact waitematawoodys@gmail.com

Previous WW story link below
https://waitematawoodys.com/2018/01/26/manaia/

3 thoughts on “Manaia – A Peek Down Below

  1. Im looking intently at her chine aft and am wondering if Alex Collings copied that from Athol Burns who was designing a smaller fast workboat for WHB that had a noticeable downturn aft.
    There was a designer’s model that Athol did (he did that sometimes) available on TradeMe years back and I missed out on it sadly. It had a very similar shape aft to seriously discourage squatting. Maybe Christine Webster (Athol’s niece) might pick up on this for us.

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