Boating NZ


This book details the intriguing journey of two British pensioners who designed and built from scratch a 30-foot wooden motorboat.

With a combined age of more than 120 years, Tom and in March 2015. follows their journey from inception and planning to building and on to launch in December 2016, documenting their celebrations and milestones as well as their mistakes and mishaps.

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