Our first race to Fiji

First Fiji Race – MAY 1956 - Aboard "Ngaroma" as Escort Vessel “Ngaroma” was an ex-navy fairmile owned by Jim Lawler, at the time the Commodore of the RAYC. “Ngaroma” at Kingfish Lodge, Whangaroa, C.1953 – Jim Lawler, Skipper. Ex ML Q 402 Commissioned 1943-1945 Displacement: 85 tons Length: 112 ft (34 m) Beam: 18 ft 3 in [...]