Hotpantz 2330 – A blast from the past

 

Hotpantz
Sail number 2330

Owned by Nigel Hendy Father of Jason Hendy who is the current owner of ZAP (formally Thermatech)

Nigel owned the boat from 1978-1981,
It was built from Plywood Construction with a petrol single cylinder inboard motor
She was the sister ship to Fantizpantz
Work done while owned by Nigel was a  full interior and exterior sand fare and re paint with spray gun done in his mums back yard in Milford, along with a full rig rebuild and all new running gear

The lovely lady on the bow was painted from the cover of a playboy magazine and done by free hand
Claim to fame for cruising missions is 8 people on board to Great Barrier 4 couples and sadly after mutiny a return trip of 2 on board
This boat was well used and loved and cruised extensively in the Hauraki gulf.

When Nigel sold Hotpantz she went on a truck to Wellington and has sadly never seen again

Was later sold to use as a deposit on the house that the Hendy family still live in today.

 

Posted in Association News, Class History

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