Story: Sailing and windsurfing

Lyttelton yachts

Lyttelton yachts

Yachting surged in popularity from the 1940s to the 1960s. This busy scene is outside the Canterbury Yacht and Motor Boat Club’s shed at Lyttelton, during a regatta in December 1964.

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Reference: PhotoCD 11, IMG0026 Z Arch 72/61; Christchurch Star 7 December 1964, p. 10

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Harold Kidd, 'Sailing and windsurfing - Yachting after 1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 February 2024)

Story by Harold Kidd, published 12 Jun 2006, updated 1 Jun 2016