Welcome to Stewart Island & Sails Ashore +64 3 219 1151 tait@sailsashore.co.nz

Stewart Island Place Names …… 

Stewart Island / Rakiura

Wainaua (Wainawa) …..   Scarred by Water

Doughboy Bay  …… A descriptive name, probably named by Eber Bunker master of the Sealer Pegasus, 1808 after the large Dumpling  (Doughboys) like rocks at the north entrance of the bay. Bunker was an American, and Doughboys is an American term

Doughboy Bay, Sails Tours Stewart Island

Doughboy Bay, Sails Tours Stewart Island



Sails Ashore and Kowhai Lane are Solar Powered

Sails Ashore now produces 100 % of our electrical needs, and have cut our non renewable heating fuel usage to around 20% of pre solar.
Kowhai Lane is "Grid Tied" and exports excess electricity to the local grid.
Both have significantly reduced our carbon footprint



Sails Ashore, Kowhai Lane & Sails Tours

11 View Street,
Stewart Island, 9846

+64 3 219 1151
Email: tait@sailsashore.co.nz
Web: www.sailsashore.co.nz


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