Story: Sailing and windsurfing

Xarifa

Xarifa

The Xarifa, approaching the wharf at Nelson in 1892, is a good example of a classic 19th-century yacht. It is a decked craft with large sails and probably some accommodation below.

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How to cite this page:

Harold Kidd, 'Sailing and windsurfing - The early years', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7113/xarifa (accessed 4 December 2021)

Story by Harold Kidd, published 12 Jun 2006, updated 1 Jun 2016