Story: Brooke, John Balmain

A 1970 photograph of Jack Brooke racing a Sunburst dinghy

A 1970 photograph of Jack Brooke racing a Sunburst dinghy

John Balmain (Jack) Brooke was renowned for his innovative yacht designs, which included the Sunburst training dinghy, designed in 1964.

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Jason Corkin. 'Brooke, John Balmain', first published in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, vol. 5, 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/5b42/brooke-john-balmain (accessed 22 October 2017)