Category: Boat Brief

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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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Island cruising

Island cruising

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.

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Millennium Cup queen

Millennium Cup queen

The 28m ketch Tawera lifted her skirts and romped home to take the title at this year’s edition of the Millennium Cup – the world’s most southerly superyacht regatta – held in the Bay of Islands. It was the 11th edition of the event.

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Magnetic poles on the move

Magnetic poles on the move

Scientists are baffled by a sudden, dramatic acceleration in the shift of the earth’s magnetic poles. They’re fearful not only of its impact on global navigation systems, but also for the entire planet’s well-being.

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