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The wooden Four on the ARC trailer in this photo was recently “found” at McMullen & Wing ship builders yard in Mt. Wellington.
The Four was built in Seattle by George Pocock an original Boeing aircraft model maker and is thought to be the first and possibly only Pocock boat imported to New Zealand.
The boat was used ARC members Alistair Dryden,D
They won the Boss Rooster at the 1963 New Zealand Rowing Championships beating the Oamaru Four who had just won the gold medal at 1962 Commonwealth Games in Perth.arien Boswell,Peter Masfen and Murray Macdonald coached by Jack Stevenson.
The boat is presently stored in Jack Stevenson’s garage waiting to be restored to its old glory.