Pelorus Jack


On one of my road trips up north I spotted the launch – Pelorus Jack berthed at the Kerikeri Cruising Club marina. Aside from the s/s jungle gym she appears to be a smart looking woody.

Nice big cabin with tasteful window design and size. I suspect the tanks are empty as she is noticeably pointing downhill. 

Any northern woodys able to tell us more about Pelorus Jack?

Something for all the smaller classic woody boats – or crew that snore – a floating tent 😉

2 thoughts on “Pelorus Jack

  1. Well I
    don’t know much about the boat , but as a Pommie woody boatbuilder who has worked in Havelock, I think I remember Pelorus Jack was a Dolphin that spent much time in the harbour and around Pelorus Sound. But then was found dead under mysterious circumstances.??


  2. Pelorus Jack appears to be a long way from home! As a dolphin he stayed strictly to his own Marlborough Sounds territory.


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