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REDWING

Our model is hand-crafted from hard wood with planks on frame construction and then painted as the real boat. This model is not a kit and ready for display.

Item Code

Specifications

Packing Volume

CM0062P

87L x 28W x 23H (cm)

34.25L  x 11.02W x 9.05H (inch)

0.107 m = 3.77 ft

Model Boat Redwing ready for display

Display wooden boat model

Redwing front cockpit

Redwing Aft Cockpit

Redwing Stern View

Wooden Model Boat Redwing

Wooden Boat Redwing

Model with reddish hull

The boat was made buy J newcombe in goowa, head of the murry river   the story  goes  that  a friend of his bought a lewis, boat in  1960,  having not much interest in boats was taken buy the  shape ad asked if he could mesure  it up, he did and  then went in too his shed and 4 weeks later  pushed out  this  hull shape friends and  folk were taken buy the shape  handling and power she had  a 318 chriseler pushing  300hp  so people  commissioned  4 of  this hull shape of which langodon bonnythom commissioned  one, he had difficulty  too think of a name for her, on the way home he herd a country western song redwing, was taken buy the name and decided  too call her redwing, J necombe made  15 boats, red wing held the Australian record  for towing  5  girls in a pyramid, and the famous tottam pole  single skier  with two people siting  on shoulder  on shoulder  she could tow 7 girls on double ski,s, and 4 on single ski,s  the boat was used at  keepit lake and  then later was bought  buy billy mlystom, he and his wife  started  the  coffs harbour ski club they had  15  ski  boats , red  wing  was the first  for the club, the club was based a mylstom, N,S,W  the concrete pad of the  club house still exists  many days were spent  on the water and  they toured  the west coast doing demonstrations  backwards skiing, drunken skiing, jumping, eventually  the  boat  was   sold and was reenamed goana,  apparently  she went in too disuse  and  then started too rot away, and was  fond buy  roger horn, who restored the decks l, and it was sold, again, Charles Llamb fond her later in a shed in the blue  mountains and  took her  home and  fully restored her, and uses  her   nearly every weekend at the mylsotom river, N,S,W, Australia.

 
 

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