Ten-metre cruiser/racers been a staple of many major production boatbuilders for over four decades now. No surprise because this class ticks lots of boxes for the average family; small enough for easy two-handing, big enough for cruising and offering competitive club racing for those so inclined.
Boats with wheels are extremely popular for owners with a bach at the beach, or anywhere without a convenient launching ramp. Smuggler’s new amphibious RIB extends the appeal.
If you plan to spend your fishing hours in the turbulent waters of the deep South, you’d better make sure your vessel is up to the task.
The pride and joy of an Auckland couple whose last boat was a Prestige 500, the Prestige 630S Serenità (Spanish for serenity) is the largest Prestige S-line model imported to New Zealand so far.
What started off as a leisurely river cruise through the Australian bush turned into a race for survival for a Taupo couple when a bush fire appeared out of nowhere.
With massive salt deposits and active mining operations deep below their bottoms, the Great Lakes may just be one of the strangest boating locations on earth.
An 18m 110-year old yawl lying in Wellington’s Mana Marina is a rare, surviving example of the work of her American designer – Charles Drown Mower. Her age and life story make her a definite candidate for restoration, but she needs plenty of help.
The tide is one of those miracles that occur every day. It is one of the largest daily movements by mass on the planet, yet it is perhaps the frequent nature of the tide that seems to reduce this miracle to mere commonplace.
Towards the end of the boreal summer, North America’s Northwest Pacific Region is inundated with classic boat enthusiasts. Of all the events scheduled in that corner of the world, the most celebrated is the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival, this year in its 43rd edition.
Spinlock inflatable lifejackets now have Maritime NZ approval for commercial and recreational use in New Zealand. Spinlock’s recreational and non-Solas...
MARINA MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE company Pacsoft International has been acquired by multinational Jonas Software. The well-known PacsoftNG software makes it simple...
THE NEW EXCESS Catamaran has been nominated for a string of prestigious international awards after its debut release at the...
The London-born Freyberg boys grew up in the hills of Wellington as thorough Kiwi lads, dare-devils with imposing physical stature and skills.