Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Yeah! Little Toot wins…

…..this years 13th Annual NZ Antique & Classic Boat Show for 2012, the Nelson Mail reports.

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Held at the Nelson Lakes National Park, Lake Rotoiti annually each March, the “little ship” (“that could”) punched well above her weight.

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Marine Engineer Clint Skeltons creation rightly won the supreme award for 2012. It seems while Clint toiled and stressed himself working on millionaires and billionaires superyachts….he still seemed to long for times where he was “being busy in his spare time.”

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As the Nelson Mail reports, after 3200hrs of his “spare time” this is what Clint has produced, & lovingly created, and what has obviously in 2012, been recognised…as an absolute “labour of love.”

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I talked about Little Toot, here about a month ago, and after seeing “him” on a trailer passing thru Main Rd, Stoke at the lights last Thus / Fri….I thought that he was going onto “greater things” simply on account of how painstakingly accurate the detail I observed down at the marina, a month ago was carried out.