Far North boat-building milestone reached at Opua Marine Hub

A local boat-building milestone was reached in Opua today with the launch of what is believed to be the largest vessel built in the Far North in recent times, a 60-tonne commercial fishing boat commissioned by Nat and Adam Davey of Russell-based Medea Fishing Company. The 22.25m commercial bottom-lining vessel called ‘Manakai’, meaning ‘spirit [...]