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NEW BRIGHTON POWER BOAT CLUB INC
P O Box 4321
Christchurch 8140
Delwyn Ryan
Ph (03) 385 5868
Mobile 0272 814 659
Email: mddmryan@xtra.co.nz or delwyn@movelogistics.co.nz

New Brighton Power Boat Club
Lake Forsyth

CLUB DAYS
October 8th  Lake Forsyth
      


Regatta

February  10th & 11th

Featured Events:

  



History:
8th July 2014 - More Scans from the New Brighton Clubrooms

1987 AWA 3 LITRE HYDRO SERIES, Gary O'Kane, Gary Parker, Reg Winter, Trevor Wilson, Kevin Parker & Dave Rosewarne.
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1988 "CRC LATIMER LODGE", Peter Knight Jnr, 2nd World GP Championship, Canada.

"AGITATOR", Terry Musson.

"AVANTI", Mike Ryan, Fiat turbo, 1986.

"CASEY", Jill Barrington.

Dave Roswarne

"MANDALA", Steve Nugent.

"MISS AEROFAST", Dave Rosewarne.

"ROBBIE BURNS", Greg Orange.

"STREAKER" & "BRIGHTLINGS EXPRESS", Maurice & Sharon Daniels, Marion & Mike Ryan.



29th June 2014 - More Scans from the New Brighton Clubrooms

"MAINLAND MISS". Jack Ryan. 176.8 mph 1981-1986 Australasian Record.
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"THE BOSS", Peter Knight.


"THE GODFATHER". 350 cu in Chev. 141 mph 1980-1981.

"RUFUS". Graeme Millar,

"TRADUCE". Dave Fisher.

"WYNNS" & "HOW BOUT DAT". Peter Knight Jnr & Keith Blair.

"MISS GLASSCRAFT". Gavin Cooke. S.I.'s 1st tunnel.

"MISS RYAN CRAFT". John & Carl Ryan.

"PLAYERS MATE". Dave Bridge.

"CASINO". Doug Hancock. 1650 cc (restricted) Ford.

"GLASSCRAFT AGAIN". Gavin Cooke.

"GLASSCRAFT CHYRSLER TUNNEL". Peter Jamieson.

"GLASSCRAFT FLIKAWAY". Aub Jamieson.

"GLASSCRAFT STINGER". Gavin Cooke.

"JUSTINE". Murray Bain.

"GONE HEAVY". 460 cu in supercharged Chev. 178 mph 1986-1987 World Record.

"GONE HEAVY". Peter Knight. 496 cu in injected Chev. 157 mph.

"MAINLAND MISS". Jack Ryan. 427 cu in supercharged Chev.


23rd June 2014 - More Scans from the New Brighton Clubrooms

Sabre
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'BRIGHTLINGS EXPRESS", Marion & Michael Ryan.

"CLASSIC", Leon Brown. Ford V8.

"CRISIS", John Ryan.

EASTER REGATTA, Lake Kanerie.

"ELATION", Jack & John Ryan.

"GOLDEN ARROW", Ken Stokes.

"JAVELIN", Ray Savage, Martin 200 engine, 1954.

"MALIBU", Carl Ryan.

"MARMADUKE", Trevor Pearce.

"MAVERICK", Dave Thomson.

"METEOR II", being built by Morrie Briggs at Owles Tce garage.

"METEOR II", Morrie Briggs, 1954 S.I. 225 cu in Hydro Champion.

"MISS CATHIE", Jack Ryan.

"MISS RYAN CRAFT", John Ryan.

OPENING DAY CLUB RACE, 1955.

"MISS MARLENE", John (Dutchie) Steenhart, early 50s

"MISS MARLENE", 'good for 90mph.'

"MISS MARLENE", Chrysler 6 engine.


16th June 2014 - More Scans from the New Brighton Clubrooms

Post WW2 Schooner "ANNIE HILL" being towed over bar by "PACIFIC" & "NAUTILAS" (Harry Hawker).
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1930s Cruiser "VICTORY", P. Nelson, 3 hp ERD engine. 1930.

1930s Cruiser.

1940s Cruiser Allan Trewaway Todd.

1940s Cruiser ACTIVE.

1940s Cruiser Allan Trewaway Todd.

1940s Cruiser "PACIFIC".

1940s Cruiser "RAWHITI", H. Worral, 2cyl 10 hp Humber engine.

1940s Cruiser, "ACTIVE".

1940s Cruiser.

"BEL AIR II", Peter Knight, 1500cc Fiat Crusader engine.

"HUSTLER" & "CASPAR" Fred Williams & Keith Driver 50hp & 40hp Mercs..

"HUSTLER", Fred Williams, Kilo Run, 70 mph, 1970.

"HUSTLER", Fred Williams, late 50's or early '60's.

"MERCURY", Gary White, 30hp Merc.

"MISS CATHIE", Jack Ryan.

"MISS CATHIE", Jack Ryan.

"MISS CATHIE", "MISS COVENTRY", "ALLEGRO" & "LOOUPY LOU", Estuary.

"MISS ISLINGTON", Brian Sullivan, 265 Chev engine.

"MISS PRINT III", Doug Cameron, 96 mph, 396 Chev engine.

"OUTLAW", george Duggan, Ford Zephyr 6.

Post WW2, 1945 On the River. Rass Rass Mussen, Rides for Public at Carnival.

Post WW2, 1945 On the River. "Rass Rass Mussen", Rides for Public at Carnival.

Post WW2, 1945 On the River. "Rass Rass Mussen", Rides for Public at Carnival.

Post WW2, "PAWLER" & "MERCURY".

"THE BOMB", Tudd Ross, 350cc Konig.

"TAHIA MA", Bill Stokes, 1500cc Cortina.

"SABRINA", Ian Nugent & Stan Ambler. Chev V8.

"THUNDERBIRD", Neil McVicar. Flathead Ford V8.

"THUNDERBIRD", Neil McVicar.

"TING A LING", John Keig (left), Jack Keig (centre) & Ray Prattley (right).

"VEDETTE II", Graham O'Donoghue, 1300cc Cortina.


"VULCAN", Gary White, 350cc Konig.


10th June 2014 - More Scans from the New Brighton Clubrooms

LYTTELTON REGATTA, 1912.
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"ACE HI". Brian Downey, Arthur Idiens & Gerry Calder.

"AMIGO", Derek Briggs, Ford V8 engine.

"ANITA", Peter Calvert.

1st MASPORT CUP, Auckland, 1915.

75th ANNIVERSARY SOCIAL EVENING. From left Hon. J. Matheson M.P., E. Coombes, S. Besley, H. Savage, H. Harrington, P. Nelson, H. Hemmings, W. Brown & L. Curtis.

"BEL AIR II", Peter Knight, "VOODOO II", Bill Stokes & "MISS CATHIE", Jack Ryan. 86, 83 & 79 mph respectively. 1964 season.

"BRER FOX" & "MR ED", Peter Stokes & Peter Norris, 1300 Ford & 1650cc Ford.

"COST-A-LOTT IV", Bob & Frank Denson.

"DISTURBER",Tod Curtis, stepped bottom added 1916.

"DISTURBER"

"DISTURBER".

"DISTURBER" & "VIRA EX Q ME", 1912.

"ELATION", John Ryan, 2500cc Daimler V8.

ESTUARY CLUB DAY.

"JUELLA II", John Stokes, 1650cc Ford.

"Miss Cathie", Jack Ryan, 2500cc Daimler V8.

"MISS PACIFIC", Dave Woods, 283 cu in Chev Corvette.

"MISS PRINT II", Doug Cameron & "ATOM XI", Arnold Johnson. Forsyth.

"MOONRAKER", Wayne Richardson, 1200cc Coventry Climax, 1968.

ROTHMANS REGATTA, Estuary, 1969.

"THE GODFATHER", Peter Knight.

"TRU-JEN", Rotoiti.

"VEDETTE III", Graham O'Donoghue, 1300cc Ford.

"VOODOO III", Bill Stokes.

"VOODOO IV"(Miss Aero), Bill Stokes, attempting to break lap record, Oreiti, Southland, April 1973.


"VOODOO IV", Bill Stokes, 1972.

2nd June 2014 - More Scans from the New Brighton Clubrooms
"JAVELIN" (centre) & from left "PATRICIA", "MAXIE", "BEL AIR I" & "BIMBO". S.I. 91 cu in Championship, Alexandra.
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"ACE HI". Brian Downey, Arthur Idiens & Gerry Calder.

"AMIGO", Derek Briggs, Ford V8 engine.

"ANITA", Peter Calvert.

"ATLANTA". Clapham Bros, U.S. Lindberg design, Ford v8, 1952.

"ATLANTA".

"ATLANTA".

"ATOM VII", Arnold Johnson, Club experiment with J.A.P. 500 V Twin engine.

"CAROL", A.T. Brehaut, Ford 10 engine.

CLUB BOATS at the Jetty.

"COMMANDO", Ian Burns.

GLASSKRAFT "STINGER", Gavin Cooke.

Dave Watts, Ford 10.

"DUO", Noel Etwell & "IMPETUS", Bert Sparrow.

EARLY 1900's. "DISTURBER", Tod Curtis.

EARLY 1900's. 1st Club House.

EARLY 1900's. 1st Club House.

EARLY 1900's. 1906.

EARLY 1900's. Club Activities 1910.

EARLY 1900's. Club Activities 1910.

EARLY 1900's. Club Activities 1910.

EARLY 1900's. River Carnival 1913.

EXCEL, Keith Long,

"JAVELIN JNR", Brian Savage, Borgward Luxa Engine.

"JAVELIN", Brian Savage, Lock Laird, 1967.

"JAVELIN", RAY SAVAGE, Ford Consul engine.

"JUELLA", John Stokes.

"MAESTRO", John Younger snr & jnr, Rolls Royce Kestral 750hp, 1952.

"MAESTRO".

"MERCEDES". S. Johnathan & D. McGregor, 750 hp Rolls Kestrel, 1952.

"PIP", Hec Green.

'SUSIE TOO", Ray Calvert,

"SUZY WONG", Tom Torrens, S.I.'s 1st Marathon, Lyttleton Harbour, 1st May 1965.

"TEMPO", Hudson 8.


"WHIZ-N-BY", Noel Etwell.


"IDAHO" (NB30), Ray & Brian Savage, & "SLIPSTREAM" (NB 26), Gordon Perkins. Timaru, 1953.


May 24th 2014 - More Scans from the New Brighton Clubrooms

Commodore Stan Harrington, Secretary Percy Nelson & Patron Sir James at the Laying of the Foundation Stone on October 4 1952.
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1950's CLUB HOUSE PHOTOS. Commodore Stan Harrington.

1950's CLUB HOUSE PHOTOS. Last Days of the Old Club House 1897 -1952.

1950's CLUB HOUSE PHOTOS. Last Days of the Old Club House 1897-1952.

1950's CLUB HOUSE PHOTOS. Last Days of the Old Club House, 1897-1952.

1950's CLUB HOUSE PHOTOS. New Club House, 1952.

1950's CLUB HOUSE PHOTOS. Patron Jock Mathieson M.P. & Syd Besley, 1954.

1950's CLUB HOUSE PHOTOS. Stan Harrington & John Younger.

1950's CLUB HOUSE PHOTOS. Stan Harrington.

"BLACK RAT", Karl Ryan "YOU-ME 3ZB", John Rodgers.

GLASSKRAFT "SPYDER", Cooke Bros.

GLASSKRAFT "STINGER", Gavin Cooke.

Post WW2 40's. "ATOM II", A.B. Johnson, Ford V8.

Post WW2 40's. "CLIPPER", "ATOM IV" & "PACIFIC STAR", Lakeside (1950).

Post WW2 40's. Club boats before trailers.

Post WW2 40's. Club Members, 1946.

Post WW2 40's. Club Members, 1946.

Post WW2 40's. "COMET" & "PACIFIC STAR" (1946).

Post WW2 40's. "COMET", W.Phillips, Rugby engine.

Post WW2 40's. "HAVOC", Pacific design, Jeep 4 cyl.

Post WW2 40's. "HAWK", Jim Caukwell (ex Syd Besley).

Post WW2 40's. "HURRICANE", Ray Cook, Pacific design, Jeep 4cyl.

Post WW2 40's. "JUNETTE", Horry Savage, Ansaldo engine.

Post WW2 40's. "RAWHITI", "NANCY McINTOSH", "SPITFIRE", "SHOOTING STAR".

Post WW2 40's. "JUNETTE".

Post WW2 40's. "TYPHOON", Alan Dalton, Pacific design, Jeep 4cyl.

"PURPLE PEOPLE EATER", John Ryan.

"ROYALE", Graeme Miller.

"SALAMANDER", Graham Quinn.


May 16th 2014 - More Scans from the New Brighton Clubrooms

"Kittihawke", "Phantom", "Unknown", "Zombie", "Blue Blazes", "Meteor", Avon River, probably 1952..
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"AERO", Bill Stokes, 350 cu in Chev."

"COMMANDO", Robbie Burns, 4cyl Chev & V6 Evinrude..

"CORVETTE", Neil Stuart, 301 cu in Corvette.

ESTUARY RACE, 1948.

"GLASSKRAFT"' Gavin Cooke, another Cooke capsize!

"HURRICANE", Ron Smith & Ray Cook, & ATOM ii..

"HYWAY", Paul Freer, Chev 6.

"JAVELIN", Ray Savage & "PAPOOSE", Oreti.

LAKE BENMORE, Loch Laird.

LAKE KANERIE, Early 70's.

LAKE KARAPIRO, 1st Nationals, 1968.

MERCURY, Stan Smith & Wife.

Miss Print iv, 427 cu in Chev, 1972.

MISS PRINT V, Doug Cameron, 427 cu in Chev.

"PALOMINE", Colin Perham.

"PEDRO", Brian Dakin.

Pleasant Point, 1947.

ROAD RUNNER & AIR NEW ZEALAND, Masport Cup,1972.

"ROAD RUNNER", Peter Knight, 6000cc Gurney Weslake Ford.

"SHOOTING STAR", Horry Savage, Rugby engine.

"SOOTING STAR", Les Nelson "SKIPPY", Bob Russell & "METEOR", Ern Marsh Estuary, 1947.

"TIGER", "MISS COVENTRY", "ELATION", "AQUANAUT" & "A JAY II" Nationals, Rotoiti, 1973.


"V4", Greg Dakin John Diamante..


May 13th 2014 - More Scans from the New Brighton Clubrooms


1947 Masport Cup, "PELOROUS JACK", "ATOM II" & "MISS WELLINGTON".
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"1947 Masport Cup Runner - up, "ATOM II"

1947 Masport Cup start.

1947 Masport Cup Winner, "PELOROUS JACK"

1947 Masport Cup Winner, "PELOROUS JACK"

1947 Masport Cup Winner, "PELOROUS JACK"

1947 Masport Cup, "ATOM II" "MISS WELLINGTON".

1947 Masport Cup, "MISS WELLINGTON", Len Southward, Allison V12.

1947 Masport Cup, "MISS WELLINGTON", "SUSAN LEIGH", "ATOM II" & "PELOROUS JACK".

1948 Masport Cup, "BARRACUDA", 750 hp, Rolls Kestrel V12.

1948 Masport Cup, "MISS WAIRARAPA".

"ALLEGRO III", Ivan Pizzini.

"BEE JAY", Bernie Walsh, Ford V8.

1948 Masport Cup winner, Picton, "REDHEAD"


1948 Masport Cup winner, Picton, "REDHEAD"


May 6th 2014 - Scans from the New Brighton Clubrooms


"Atom III" first 3 point Hydroplane in New Zealand
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"Atom III"

"Atom III"

"Atom III" A. Johnson & R. Connor, Horry Savage builder.

"Atom IX" Dodge 6

"Atom V"

"Bimbo" Tom White, Ford 10.

"BLONDIE", Fred Turner, Chrysler 6.

"BLUE BLAZES", J. Burtenshaw, Chrysler 6.

"COASTER", Ford 10, Grey Nurse, mid '50's.

"DASH", Brian Downey, Ford 10.

"FIREBALL" (Sid Besley), "CLIPPER" & "SEABIRD" (C. Holstein) Estuary, 1952-1954.

"FIREBALL", Sid Besley.

JAN & Dave Watts Forsyth.

"METEOR"

"PACIFIC IMP", D.V. Syme, Studebaker Champion 85hp, Timaru Harbour.

"PACIFIC IMP"

"PACIFIC SPOT", Jowett Jupiter engine.

"PACIFIC SPOT".

"Pacific Spot"", S.I. 91 cu in vee bottom Ch'ship, Estuary, Feb '55. "Pacific Spot" (winner), "Javelin", "Wiz n By", "Miss Sybil".

"PACIFIC STAR", Doug Syme, 61 hp Willys Jeep, 31 mph, Bouganville.

"PACIFIC STAR".

"SCOOT", Lester Orange, Dodge 6.

"SLIP STREAM", Gordon Perkins.

South Island Hydroplane Championship

"THE WASP", Owner Graham Rogers, Drivers David Toyer & Shane Reilly, Griffiths Cup, 1991.

"TOP FLITE", Chrysler 6.

"(unknown)" , D.B. Gregan.


 


Programme:

Accommodation:

Meridian Rowing Centre.
Has single, double and multi rooms for hire in the complex we use at lake side.
The person to contact for these is:
Trevor Wilson ph 0211341073

Camping at the Lake

Entry's:

 

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