Monday, 20 September 2010


Awatea is born in 12 September 2010 after John Spedding found her in Turkey Marmaris with the assistance of Woei Haw. 2 more mates for the boat will be joining in sequence, Mark in January 2011 and Derek Pell in March 2011. Woei Haw schedules to return in March 2011.

Brief description of Awatea
Awatea is a German made yacht that have a length of 16.1 meter, (53 ft) that going to register in New Zealand, it is named after John's last Company in Australia (It was also the name of the very fine Union Steamship Company, ship was lost in World War II). The logo was designed by Woei Haw.

The boat has 3 cabins with individual heads and showers.

Awatea particulars
Judel/Vrolijk & Co.
Overall lenght
16.15 m
Max. Beam
4.91 m
18,7 t approx
2.43 m
Main sail: 86.00 m² + 58.00 m²
Fuel capacity
400 lt.
Fresh water capacity
750 lt.
Engine 74,6 Kw / 100HP