Back in April 2021 Dean Wright sent me the above photo of Anne-Marie, somehow it slipped into the ‘bottom draw’ of the WW hard drive, so today she gets her day in the sun. The photograph was taken at Tutukaka Marina.
Can anyone tell us more about this ex work boat and when she was converted to pleasure use?
21-03-2022 Input from Phil Vining – In the comments section Simon
Manning commented that he thought Anna Marie was the old “Lady Fisher” that was one
of the original Outward Bound work boats before being upgraded to a pleasure
launch. That is my memory as well. There was a question as to who built her.
I visited the Vinings Office and they had a old listing in their files, refer below.
VERY QUIET ON THE HERITAGE BASIN NEWS FRONT…………
……………. First Tuesday of the Month today = another Classic Yacht Association committee meeting, no doubt the Heritage Basin marina bigots will table another mock report on the efforts to negotiate with the Auckland Council controlled Panuku Developments to ensure all CYA vessel owners get access to the new >40 berth marina, at approx. $100 a month berth rental, for a minimum term of 3 years.