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Vessel Name:Ruihi
Year built:ca. 1906
Owners:Hardham (Wellington, 1915); E. A. Jory (Wellington, 1910-19??); Norman and Miller (Wellington, 1910-??);  Jamieson and Wilson (Wellington, 1906-1910)
Notes:Built as a 3hp auxilliary yacht, converted to 5-6hp almost immediately. The owners presented a trophy for competititon among the "mosquito" centreboarders in 1906. Extra skin added by Ted Bailey 1909. Hull colour changed from green to white 1909. At first competed in racing for motor vessels, by 1914 in the sailing fleet. In Wellington in 1920. In the Marlborough Sounds 1922. Wrecked at Castlepoint en-route to Auckland 1946.

Photo source:Marilyn Kelly