Mason Bay

The rebirth and conversion of a New Zealand fishing boat-and maybe her further adventures. Other boats and observations will happen from time to time.....

Saturday, May 21, 2016

BACK FROM THE BIG TRIP

Returned to Whangarei on !5th April having circumnavigated New Zealand. 3040 nautical miles.My eldest daughter anhusband were crew. They are commercial fisherfolk from North Queensland.
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Missy, the Schipperke cross is also a veteran.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

READY

We leave tomorrow the 2nd of December for our trip south to Stewart Island ans return. Down the East coast and up the West coast.We plan on stopping and playing tourist and exploring Captain Cook,s route. We have a full load of diesel on of 1850 litres.
Will post the odd foto here, but  daily on Facebook-Gary J. Underwood join me there....

Sunday, November 8, 2015

JOLI BOAT

picked this up from BOAT BITS web site the other day and it caught my eye as a very clever use of space. Four berth 20ft canal cruiser, tho would be a bit crowded with four on a wet day. Maybe a couple wiyh overnite guests.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

MEOLA FOR SALE

Pretty sure I posted a foto of Meola befor . But now for sale. View more details on WWW,waitematawoodies.com

Friday, September 11, 2015

WANGANUI

At Whangaparpara, Great barrier Is. Been on the beach here for at least 12 years. The tide goes in and out now, so I guess she will stay!

FIRST CAR

I know not much to do with Mason Bay. But trying a new upload! Bear with me please.
It is/was a 1929 Ford Model A Tudoor. Bought for 20 pounds with my mate in 1967 I think.We drove to Auckland from here in Wellington in Jan for the NZ Grande Prix. 400 m each way.

Saturday, July 18, 2015

EMMA GOLDMAN

Emma Galdman was one of the two Alice Alakwes built on Marthas Vineyard. Emma had a stayed H28  rig. Here she is in the Carribean in happier times. Lost in mid Atlantis some years ago. Sad.