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Vessel Name:OFA
Vessel ID: 510990030
Vessel Type: Yacht (24-footer)
Built: 1899-90

Source: Boating New Zealand 1999   Pages 62 - 63 ( Reference ID 10099001 )
Article Title:Vintage viewpoint : Auckland mullet boat origins
Article Abstract:History of the development of the mullet boat from the 1870s as a fishing boat and racing and cruising yacht. MANOLA (1885) dominated the racing of mullet boats until the end of the century inspite of many attempts to beat her. By 1900 apparent that mullet boats had limited future as fishing boats but became increasingly popular as a pleasure boat


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