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Name: Elliott, Robin
Role: Author (of NZMI article)
Abstract: Author of article published 2000

Source: Boating New Zealand August 2000 Number 168   Pages 65 - 67
Title:Vintage viewpoint : Wilkie the Original Mr Yachting part 3 - Speedwell Akarana and Tamaki Yacht club
Article Abstract:In mid 1919 Wilkinson became shipping correspondent for the Auckland Star quickly expanding this to cover yachting under byline'Speedwell.' He promoted the 14 footer X Class leading to Sanders Cup competition. The North Shore Yacht Club moved to city side of harbour and changed its name to Akarana. Wilkinson also involved in setting up of Tamaki Yacht Club and in controversial membership of both.

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