From the Classic Yacht Association of New Zealand website is this information on the present state, name and ownership of the yacht:
I Ford 1950
Jackson started her life as the sloop Aqualass and was built in the Ellerslie
yard of Mr Ford in 1951. She raced several times to Fiji.
the 1980s she was purchased and stripped and Alan Mummery was employed to
Roger Moore, the current owner, purchased her in 1995.
had survived a fire, deliberately set by an irate wife who was sick of the hull
sitting in the back yard (luckily the fire brigade were passing by after
attending to a fire
down the road and were able to save the hull), a ten year
abandonment in a car wrecker’s shed, an attempt to redesign and stretch the hull
at the Onetangi Pub on
Waiheke Island and doubtless other incidents as
The Moores had the hull and woodwork professionally completed, and the
yacht re-rigged and changed her name to Jackson. They claim "she is the slowest
boat we have had, but the most enjoyable".