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Shallow backwater fun in Whangateau New Zealand

by Paul Gilbert on 3 Mar 2012
Navy Whalers ,cutters and unique and older class boats crowd the foreshore. - Whangateau Traditional Boatyard Regatta. NZ Paul Gilbert-AquaPx http://www.aquapx.com

Small gatherings such as the recent Whangateau Traditional Boatyard Regatta in north island of New Zealand are of as much interest to marine photographer, Paul Gilbert, as the imminent arrival of the Volvo Ocean Race back into Auckland.

New Zealand's boating community has deep roots and offers an opportunity for all to enjoy the wonderful marine playground that defines the country.

Whangateau Harbour is about an hour's drive north of Auckland, New Zealand, close to the fishing town of Leigh. It is home to the Whangteau Traditional Boatyard.

For the full slideshow of some great images http://tinyurl.com/6v2735c!click_here




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