Spectrum 499 and Spectrum 500. Meeting deferred

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Tono kōrero mai

A two-part Spectrum documentary.
In April 1978, Bill Belcher competed in the New Plymouth to Mooloolaba solo yacht race. He never made it. Seven days out from New Plymouth, he was shipwrecked on Middleton Reef. His meeting with his wife was delayed until the 20th May. Between those two dates, he spent 28 days in an inflatable lifeboat.

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Year 1985

Reference number 18351

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Credits RNZ Collection
Belcher, Bill, 1912-

Duration 01:11:19

Date 1985

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