Three men building an X-Class yacht in a shed belonging to the Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club

Three men building an X-Class yacht in a shed belonging to the Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club
Date
19 Apr 1960
Ref
EP/1960/1385-F
Description

Shows from left to right "Chook" Fowler, Jack Cox, and Hal Wagstaff setting up battens on moulds for an X-Class yacht at the Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club. The vessel was built using the cold-moulded method, planked up, sheathed in fibreglass, and fitted out by Gary Wagstaff and Jim Bolland of the Evans Bay Yacht and Motor Boat Club. When launched the boat was named Kittywinks (Sail number X36). Photograph taken for the Evening Post newspaper of Wellington by an unidentified staff photographer.

Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).

Physical Description: Cellulosic film negative, 6.5 x 6.5 cm

Processing information: Record title updated with information from Library reader (27 October 2017).

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Dominion Post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers / Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper
Format
1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Cellulosic film negative, 6.5 x 6.5 cm
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Three men building an X-Class yacht in a shed belonging to the Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club. Dominion Post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers. Ref: EP/1960/1385-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/30658202

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