R.I.P. Neil Ernest Clarkson Coleman
Life Member and past Commodore of Wakatere Boating Club
Member of Devonport Yacht Club
Member of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron
Passed away peacefully aged 88 on the 7th December 2015.
Growing up in Devonport next door to the Woollacott boat building family set Neil up for a long life of sailing adventures. His family have been active Wakatere members for three generations and we send our condolences to them all.
Neil’s farewell service will be held at Wakatere Boating Club on Friday 11th December at 1pm, followed by a Wake at Devonport Yacht Club. Club members are welcome at Friday's service.
Photo: Neil and young Dean sailing their Frostbite 'Secret' at Wakatere in the 1960s.