Kōrero: Conifers

Kauri yacht

Kauri yacht

Kauri was a popular wood with boat builders. This kauri gaff cutter, Waitangi, was the last major yacht built by Robert Logan. Launched in 1894, she was built of diagonal and horizontally planked kauri over kauri frames. She won the Wellington Anniversary Regatta the following year, and for a number of years was successfully raced in New Zealand waters.

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Private collection
Photograph by Evert Van Reenen

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Conifers - Woody cone bearers: kauri and cypress', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12646/kauri-yacht (accessed 21 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007