Openboat cruising in the Hauraki Gulf
New Zealand

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Kawau Bay

Barquentine Spirit of New Zealand Bon Accord harbour behind Looking toward Kawau Island Sailing to Kawau,
Kylie in deckchair


Kawau Island

Pohutukawa Bay

 
Mansion house bay,
Spirit of New Zealand at the wharf

Anchored for the night,
Spray & Undine in background


Kawau Bay, bound for Sandspit


Mahurangi, regatta day

Undine

Chart of Mahurangi & Kawau

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Anchored for the night at Scott's Landing, Mahurangi



Auckland's upper Waitemata harbour, bound for the Forrester's Arms Tavern at Riverhead






The small sailboat is a "Houdini" designed by John Welsford. A Houdini normally has a single standing lugsail, but I fancied a yawl, so that's what this one became.
Lindsay Fenwick.

For more information on John's designs go to: www.woodenboat.net.nz