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P-class yacht

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

17 relations: Bermuda rig, Civil engineer, Dinghy, Fiberglass, George Tanner, Gunter, Harry Highet, Monohull, Onerahi, Peter Blake (sailor), Plywood, Russell Coutts, Tanner Cup, Tauranga, Tauranga Cup, Whangarei, Wood.

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

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Fiberglass (US) or fibreglass (UK) is a common type of fiber-reinforced plastic using glass fiber.

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George Tanner

George Tanner (9 August 1914 – 16 February 1982) was an Australian rules footballer who played with St Kilda in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

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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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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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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 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 World Champion New Zealand yachtsman.

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Tanner Cup

The Tanner Cup is a New Zealand youth inter-provincial sailing competition.

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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 national open sailing competition for under 17 year-olds, sailing P Class dinghies.

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

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

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

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