Little Toot

LITTLE TOOT

The 24’ kauri clinker launch – Little Toot was built by Stark Brothers and started life as a work boat at the Chatham Islands as a crayfish boat. She was wrecked and rebuilt in 1979 for pleasure use. 

Powered by a Volvo 65hp I would imagine she has a good turn of speed.Little Toot has been based in Waikawa for several years and is an excellent sea boat having sailed down the coast, seven years ago, to Banks Peninsular.
Thanks to Ian McDonald for the tme heads up 

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Little Toot

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LITTLE TOOT

The above photo popped up on Lew Redwood’s fb page over the weekend and shows the launch known as ‘Little Toot’. The photo was taken c1969 by Janice Dunn a shows her father driving his boat with her sister and her family aboard on Wairau Creek, Milford.

It generated a lot of chat around life back then for those that lived new the creek / beach.
Anyone able to tell us if Little Toot was the boats real name and what became of her?
12v SPOTLIGHT – FREE TO A GOOD HOME
The 6″ spotlight below was passed onto to me by Jason Prew with instructions to find a good home for it.
It is built like a brick out house, has the following wording on it – Unity MFG. Co. CHGO USA – Model S6
If you have a need for one of these, email me at the address below. Genuine enquires only, it must go to someone that will use it, not just sit in a shed because they like the look of it 🙂
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IF YOU HAVE A BOAT IN THE WATER IN AUCKLAND – MAKE SURE ITS SECURE – IT’S FORECAST TO GET UGLY LATER TODAY
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