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Name: Elliott, Robin
Role: Author (of NZMI article)
Abstract: Author of article published 2001

Source: Boating New Zealand December 2001 Number 184   Pages 123 - 126
Title:Vintage Viewpoint. The Logans part 111. KOMUTU and TARUA and the J J Giltinan Trophy
Article Abstract:Controversial developments of the V Class 18-footers was highlighted by success of Jack Logan's KOMUTU, a "skimmer" which in 1948-49 season dominated racing. Also disputes between 18ft Flying Squadron and Auckland Yacht and Motor Boat Association and Australian equivalents which led to lifting of restrictions on V Class yachts. Races for Giltinan Trophy demonstrated changing fortunes of developing designs.

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