ORANUI – What Became Of Her
The above photo ex Sea Spray magazine, via K Ricketts, shows the yacht Oranui ashore at Eastbourne, Wellington. She was washed ashore during a big storm. We know that Oranui was built in 1960 and owned by a Mr. Tomkies when she had the mishap It was reported that Oranui was not seriously damaged.
Do know what became of Oranui and where she is these days?
FYI – the 35’ motor sailer – Hinemoana III also came ashore in the same storm – WW story on her here https://waitematawoodys.com/2021/05/30/hinemoana-iii/