Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Dumped Yacht an Eye Catcher at Tin Can Tip

Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Dumped Yacht an Eye Catcher at Tin Can Tip

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Byline: Craig Warhurst

SELF-described tip chick Jessica Milne has seen a lot of things dumped at her Tin Can Bay refuse station, but a 14-metre yacht is a new one for the rubbish recycler.

The timber yacht, the Southwind, has been catching the eye of many Tin Can Bay residents as they drive into the dump to drop off their rubbish.

Bay resident Kev Collins said the way the vessel was placed near the top of the dump, it was if someone was expecting 40 days and 40 nights of rain.

"Anyone visiting the tip, which is very well maintained, may think that they are at the top of the mountain as Noah," Mr Collins said.

"Someone has placed what was, in its day, a beautiful old yacht on top of the tip."

He and a lot of other residents would like to know the origin of the Southwind NYRC.

"It must have real history attached to it," he said. …

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