Do you know ‘Royal’?
posted Aug 26, 2021, 7:44 PM by Posts Editor [ updated Aug 28, 2021, 6:18 PM]
|Colin Grazules writes:
‘The story that has been passed down with the boat is that ROYAL was built by Peter Locke sometime in the late 20’s. Named in honour of a Royal visit for a South Australian cray fisherman by the name of Prengal. Built of 3/4 inch NZ Kauri ROYAL is 28 LOD 10 Foot Beam. 3 foot draft. 6 feet with plate down. ROYAL was said to launched without a motor. About 10 years ago ROYAL was discovered under a tarp on the Tasmanian fishing village of Dover and taken to Cygnet where a group including the boat builder Lindsay Wood carried out complete rebuild of the boat over 7 year’s…. A number of Couta Boats were launched as ROYAL.’ I look forward to any comments or help! ‘
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