Solaris 37

The Italian Solaris 47 is intended to meet both sides of the performance-cruiser equation – and reward the discerning sailor.

Dickey Semifly 36

Dickey Boats’ new Semifly 36 is an expanded version of the Napier builder’s popular 32-foot model. And in this case the extra few feet add up to a lot more than you might expect.

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Westhaven’s new marine village

Westhaven’s new marine village

Panuku Development Auckland is creating a new opportunity for marine businesses to be located side-by-side within the popular Westhaven Marina.

Waikawa gets green light

Waikawa gets green light

Plans for an extension to Waikawa Marina have progressed with the Port Marlborough Board giving approval for the project to proceed.

Cape Horn the hard way

Cape Horn the hard way

Russian ocean paddler, Fedor Konyukhov, is well on his way from Port Chalmers, Dunedin to Cape Horn.

Reduce, reuse, recycle

Reduce, reuse, recycle

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.

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