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Banks Peninsula Cruising Club



  • Existence: 1932 - 2001


The Banks Peninsula Cruising Club was formed in 1932. The club was created to promote cruising and racing, encourage safe sailing, teach marine navigation skills and seamanship. Disestablished in 2001 when it, along with the Canterbury yacht and Motor Boat Club (est 1921) were both amalgamated with the Naval Point Club Lyttelton Incorporated (NPCL)

Naval Point Club Lyttelton incorporated (NPCL) (2023, January 1). History, Naval Point Club Lyttelton.
Treleaven, I. (1973). The Banks Peninsula Cruising Club 1932-1972. Pegasus Press.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Banks Peninsula Cruising Club records

Identifier: Arch 0070
Scope and Contents The records of the Banks Peninsula Cruising Club include minutes; ledgers; correspondence; press clippings; photographs (including negatives) and reports.Key records within the collection include two copies of "For those who sailed", verses by Elsie Locke inspired by the loss of two yachts in a storm during the Wellington-Lyttelton Centennial Yacht Race, 1951 and photocopies of police telegrams concerning, and photographs of, Count Felix von Luckner, German prisoner of war on...
Dates: 1932-1994