Classic Australian Wooden Power Boats


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Kerrie Ann





Kerrie Ann was obtained as a project several years ago, but was never started due to the owner's ill health



Michael Puglesi took up the challenge and spent 6 months refurbishing the hull, which included refastening the bottom, replacing the transom, a rewire and a repaint.


The 100 HP Mercury needed some parts from the USA to get it running properly again and now runs very sweetly


Back on the water and Mick is very happy with the boats performance and handling.

Kerrie Ann is believed to be a Yellow Jacket Capri. It was purchased new in about 1960 from Sports Craft in Ryde in Sydney. It had a sister boat called Skylark, which was destroyed years ago