The solar-powered Silent 55 catamaran is successfully pioneering renewable power in a quality and seaworthy design.
Luxury lobster style boats like this accomplished Palm Beach GT50 are the catch-of-the-day when it comes to performance and elegance.
It used to be that cruising in a yacht – compared to a launch – meant making compromises in terms of space. But the Bavaria C50 luxury cruiser turns that idea on its head, with more room down below than a small apartment.
Game On was a special project for Jake, the DNA 570 XHT’s Taupo-based owner, replacing a smaller DNA 4.5m centre-console. The new boat had to fulfill a broader, more family-oriented role, fishing and boating on Lake Taupo and around East Cape, where Jake spends time with his family.
Today’s outboard engines incorporate some of the most advanced engineering on the planet. But the process of building them is even more high-tech, as Boating New Zealand discovers on an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of Mercury Marine’s state-of-the-art engine plant.
The Bledisloe Cup wasn’t forgotten at the recent Hamilton Island Race Week, where a flotilla of rugby union fans floated amid the sea of diehard sailors – the night before the big game.
Completed by Auckland’s Yachting Developments Ltd (YDL) last year, the 39.5m Lanakai is the world’s largest all-carbon sportsfisher. She combines impressive performance credentials, an extensive inventory of fishing equipment and a relaxed yet elegant interior.
For me, spring means early morning fishing expeditions, schooling snapper and the promise of another fishing year.
The Lowrance Ghost Trolling Motor won Gold at The Best Design Awards. The Best Design Awards is an annual showcase...