A blog following the restoration and transformation of a 42ft Halvorsen and Gowland huon pine steam launch into a fully appointed modern motor boat.
i've been wondering what happened with Golliwog. As a kid i enjoyed being on it several times going around Newport(Sydney); which answers your question on whether it was used in Australian waters. It was moored at the Royal Motor Yatcht Club but i think they banned it as cinders kept burning holes in sails of other boats!Glad to see it still survives; a pity the raised wheelhouse was added. I'll try and dig up some photos of it. BTW you incorrectly state that OKV1 won Le Mans, it came second. Jumbo's modifications to OKV1 was the inspiration for the factory to convert D-Types to the XKSS.
Hi there, can I ask who this is? Do you have any further information regarding Gollywog or Jumbo? Cheers, Elliott (firstname.lastname@example.org)