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The Voyage of the Golden Lotus Four Ordinary Young Men From Kaitaia, The Northernmost Town In New Zealand, Sailed A Chinese Junk 8,500 Miles From Hong Kong To New Zealand Two Of Them, Max Matthews And Ray McKinnon, Were Farmers Who Had Sailed Only In Small Boats In Sheltered Waters The Third, Graham Clifford, Had Sailed Foreign As An Able Seaman And The Fourth, His Brother Brian, Skipper Of The Golden Lotus, Was The Only One On Board With Extensive Seagoing Experience He Is A Merchant Marine Deck Officer, But He Too, Had No Experience In Small Boat Cruising Eldest Of The Crew Was Max, Who Was 25 All Were Related To Pioneer Families Of Kaitaia, So It Was Very Much A District Venture.Brian Clifford S Ambition To Sail A Long Sea Voyage In A Small Craft Developed Into The Determination To So So In An Unusual Vessel He Commissioned The Building Of A Junk In Hong Kong And Returned To New Zealand To Collect His Crew Back In China They Supervised The Completion Of Their Ship, Fitting Her Out And Provisioning Her And Set Sail For For Singapore A Vicious Storm In The China Sea Taught Them To Sail The Junk Or Sink.Navigating With A Second Hand Sextant, And A Wrist Watch, Which Is All They Could Afford, They Sailed The Golden Lotus To Christmas Island, In The Indian Ocean, Then Through Indonesian Waters To Rindja Island, To Portugese Timor, Across The Arafura Sea To Thursday Island To Sydney, Then The Final Leg To Their Home Port Of Mangonui In The Far North Of New Zealand.


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