Multihulls offer a heady blend of cruising and chilling. To taste this happy mix you should explore Fountaine Pajot’s new Lucia 40, the latest addition to Auckland’s Ownaship fleet.
Perhaps it’s the seaworthiness, the economy – or perhaps the indoor-outdoor flow of the accommodation that suits our climate? Whatever – there is something about a displacement power cat that suits New Zealand conditions.
Jeanneau’s feature-packed NC 33 delivers versatility, functionality and performance in a stylish package that’s remarkably affordable, even with the New Zealand dollar’s current weakness against the Euro.
Dipudo Patrol has already left these shores for the northern Philippines, where she’ll join a small fleet of sport fishing boats running out of Stephen Jarvis’ boutique resort on the private island of Dipudo.
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Russian ocean paddler, Fedor Konyukhov, is well on his way from Port Chalmers, Dunedin to Cape Horn.
Since taking over the reins of what was previously known as Island Cruising Association in December 2017, the new owners have been working hard to improve the experiences of Kiwi cruisers heading offshore.
This mantra of sustainable business is well-illustrated by a fleet of sturdy little Davidson M20 trailer-sailers – looking good after a refurbishment and still in bareboat charter after nearly 45 years.
Nearly two years after her arrival at Yachting Developments in May 2017, Lion New Zealand is back in the water following a million-dollar refit at the yard.
'Bandit,' the first boat built by Sir Peter Blake more than 50 years ago, has been restored to its former glory and is now on display at the New Zealand Maritime Museum.
We are told fine art can only be found within the hallowed walls of an art gallery. But on rare occasions art escapes this vault and when we stumble upon it outside a gallery it can have a dazzling effect.
You’re a seafood lover with a zest for adventure? Step aboard Katabatic. On this Marlborough Sounds charter boat guests help to catch lunch/dinner and then watch the skipper, a professional chef, prepare it. Of course, it’s all washed down with some of the region’s finest wines.
You can tell a lot about a city by the river that runs through it. You can tell even more about it by getting in a boat and floating down that river.
Ultraflex®’s new ZTF Tiller systems make it easier and more comfortable to drive tiller-steered boats powered by large, modern four-stroke...
Mercury Marine’s all-new 400hp Verado outboard, built on Mercury’s proven L6SC (inline six-cylinder supercharged) Verado platform, is suitable for a...
In last month’s issue I explored the ‘disease’ that afflicts diesel-powered boats – the dreaded diesel bug. Owners of petrol-powered vessels have no such problems. But they DO have their own unique problem – stale petrol.
Other articles from the Magazine
A keen sailor, acquiring Manitou was one of the first things Kennedy did when elected as the 35th President of the United States in 1961, having fallen in love with the 27-tonne, mahogany-hulled yacht. He first saw Manitou at Annapolis while still a senator, earmarking her as a more stylish alternative to the existing presidential yacht – the 28m launch Honey Fitz. Built in 1931, that vessel was used by President Eisenhower as a shuttle to the Newport Golf Club and was colloquially known as the ‘Floating Locker Room’. Kennedy, though a golfer, had sailing in his blood and received his first...
The amazingly intact wreck of the 54m steel steamer, Manasoo, lost in a storm on September 15, 1928, has been located in deep water by an international team of searchers/divers. She’s resting at an unusual angle in Georgian Bay near Owen Sound, Ontario. Built in Glasgow, Scotland in 1888, the Manasoo spent the first 39 of her 40 years named the Macassa, carrying tourists and cargoes between Toronto and Hamilton on Lake Ontario. In 1928 the ship was purchased by the relatively-new Owen Sound Transportation Company (today it operates the famous Chi-cheemaun ferry between Tobermory and Manitoulin Island, and the...