Da Kine II


Kine II

Your article DaKine with the pink Hood 23 about old spinnakers shows
the employment history of some boating legends. The spinnaker was built
by Miller and Whitworth at 104 Old Pittwater Rd Brookvale in Sydney.
The Miller was the 18’skiff world champ and part time boat designer
Ben Lexan and Whitworth started Whitworth’s Nautical World, Australia’s
largest ships chandlery chain! I have had a few sails with the M&W
sheild on them myself over the years and spent some time building boats
inn the factory that was their old sail loft until about 1979. It’s
now a car park. – Gus