John Balmain (Jack) Brooke, commodore of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron from 1969 to 1971
John Balmain (Jack) Brooke, one of New Zealand's most innovative yacht designers
From left: John Balmain (Jack) Brooke, his daughter-in-law Elaine and son Don, and granddaughter Jennifer on board Spirit of Adventure, 1983
A 1970 photograph of Jack Brooke racing a Sunburst dinghy
A 1996 photograph of the Spirit of Adventure, designed by John Balmain (Jack) Brooke
Spirit of Adventure, 1996. Designed by John Brooke.