When the J111 Django left Fiji for Auckland in early July with skipper Ben Costello and crew Bex Hielkema and Andrew Cooke, the forecast was clear, but just a few hundred miles from home, the light winds became fresh, then frightening.
When a Northland sailor was reunited with letters she’d written to her father some 40 years ago, it rekindled the horror of losing her yacht – and nearly her life – on the African coast.
Jetski fishing and exploring with Kawasaki on the Kaipara Harbour.
Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf is rightly considered one of the best reasons to live in and around the country’s most populated region. But some argue it’s a festering sore.
BRP has just released a new generation of Evinrude E-TEC G2 models ranging from 150 to 200hp. Boating NZ attended the launch in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Featuring almost three times as much Southern Ocean sailing as the previous edition, the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race will be contested over the longest distance in race history at around 45,000 nautical miles (nm), crossing four oceans and taking in 11 cities on five continents.
NAVICO, A LEADING provider of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad, B&G and GoFree brands, has announced that Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and Altor Fund IV will acquire Navico from the Altor 2003 Fund.
Many in the boating industry were saddened to hear of the death of Max Carter, the highly regarded boat builder, manager, designer and consultant.
This year's Auckland On Water Boat Show is the place to go if you’re in the market for watercraft.
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