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18-footer BEVERLY TOO on Sydney Harbour

18-footer BEVERLY TOO on Sydney Harbour

New Zealand yacht BEVERLY TOO was designed and built by owner Jim Lidgard. Lidgard sailed BEVERLY TOO in the 1951 World's 18-footers Championship in Sydney. The title was won by MYRA TOO, an Australian yacht designed, built and skippered by William Barnett of Berrys Bay, Sydney.

With thanks to John 'Steamer' Stanley for assistance with historical details.

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Object number: 00013464

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Photo taken on 16 August 2011 (© Australian National Maritime Museum on The Commons / Flickr)

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