V 117 Kotimu

We are very keen to hear any information about Kotimu.  We think she was almost certainly built in New Zealand and sailed from there to Australia and on to New Guinea, probably in the 1960’s or ’70’s.



Any information about this boat will be gratefully received.


  • Laurent Giles design No: 460
  • Builder: Probably D F Robb? New Zealand?
  • Launch Date: 1964?
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  • Rig: Probably gaff cutter rigged
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  • Other comments: We know very little about Kotimu.