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Vessel Name:Mahina
Builder:Charles Bailey Sr
Place built:Auckland
Year built:1890/91
Beam:6, 6
Displacement:5 tons
Owners:Leslie J. Ibbotson (Wellington, 1929-1933-??); A. J. Ibbotson & sons (Wellington, 1919-1929); William and Penwill Moore (Wellington, 1909-ca. 1919); Dr Fell (Wellington, ca.1896-1909) ; Messrs Richmond (Wellington, 1892-??); J. R. Gibbons, Herbert G. Smith, William McCallum, Charles Archibald (Wellington, 1891 - ca.1896)

Built for a Wellington syndicate. Dr Fell painted her dark green or black. Auxilliary installed 1911. Renamed Romp 1919. Painted white and skylight added 1910. Moored at Te Aro until 1919, when she was moved to Evans Bay.

"Half a century on the Bay" and "Evans Bay Yachtsman" give dimensions: LOA 29, Beam 6,8 Draft 6 Tonnage 6.5

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Photo source:RPNYC archive