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P-class yacht

The P-Class is a type of small single sail dinghy, popular as a training boat for young people in New Zealand. [1]

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Bermuda rig

A Bermuda rig, Bermudian rig, or Marconi rig is a configuration of mast and rigging for a type of sailboat and is the typical configuration for most modern sailboats.

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Civil engineer

A civil engineer is a person who practices civil engineering – the application of planning, designing, constructing, maintaining, and operating infrastructures while protecting the public and environmental health, as well as improving existing infrastructures that have been neglected.

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Dinghy

A dinghy (or dingey) is a type of small boat, often carried or towed for use as a ship's boat by a larger vessel.

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Fiberglass

Fiberglass (or fibreglass) is a type of fiber reinforced plastic where the reinforcement fiber is specifically glass fiber.

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Gunter

In sailing, a gunter is used for two main configurations of rig.

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Harry Highet

Henry Ashton Highet, commonly known as Harry Highet, (27 January 1892 - 2 February 1989) was a New Zealand civil engineer famous for his 'P-class' yacht design.

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Monohull

right A monohull is a type of boat having only one hull, unlike multihulled boats which can have two or more individual hulls connected to one another.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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Onerahi

Onerahi is a seaside suburb of Whangarei, New Zealand's northern most city.

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Peter Blake (sailor)

Sir Peter James Blake, KBE (1 October 1948 – 5 December 2001) was a New Zealand yachtsman who won the 1989–90 Whitbread Round the World Race, held the Jules Verne Trophy from 1994 to 1997 by setting the fastest time around the world as co-skipper of ENZA New Zealand, and led his country to successive victories in the ''America'''s Cup.

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Plywood

Plywood is a sheet material manufactured from thin layers or "plies" of wood veneer that are glued together with adjacent layers having their wood grain rotated up to 90 degrees to one another.

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Russell Coutts

Sir Russell Coutts (born 1 March 1962) is a New Zealand competitive sailor.

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Tanner Cup

The Tanner Cup is a New Zealand sailing competition sailed annually.

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Tauranga

Tauranga is the most populous city in the Bay of Plenty region of the North Island of New Zealand.

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Tauranga Cup

The Tauranga Cup is an annual New Zealand sailing competition for P Class dinghies which began in 1940.

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Whangarei

Whangarei (alt.) is the northernmost city in New Zealand and the regional capital of Northland Region.

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Wood

Wood is a porous and fibrous structural tissue found in the stems and roots of trees and other woody plants.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P-class_yacht

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