Pot of Gold


Uncovered today a treasure trove of b/w photos of Waitemata classic woodys. Happy as a dog with two tails (I do learn Murray D) .They will take a while to ID, less than 1/3 are tagged.

Today’s photo is of Royal Falcon the 1934 Cox & Fimer built launch. These days owned by Collette & Steve Pople and just relaunch after an extensive refit – see below links for details.The back of the photo has the RF name, a 4sale price of £3150, and her specs – 38’ x 10’6” x 3′
Lots of history and photos here https://waitematawoodys.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=33345&action=edit&calypsoify=1
Almost ready for relaunch https://waitematawoodys.com/2021/05/31/royal-falcon-restoration-2021-update/

for sale £3150
July 2021
READ MORE https://waitematawoodys.com/2021/08/04/why-you-should-hold-off-paying-your-classic-yacht-association-subscription/

6 thoughts on “Pot of Gold

  1. Puruwai, B-98 was a provisional entry in the 1969 Auckland-Suva race owned by B.M. Hall of Matamata. After that mention she disappears from record and does not appear to have registered with NZYF.


  2. The only Puruwai I have a record of was a 38-footer motor-sailer built by Oliver & Gilpin in Tauranga around 1965 registered as B-98 in 1969.
    Is this the boat you are looking for?


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