Scanstrut Flip Pro USB and Accessory Sockets

In the first of an occasional series reviewing products “I have found useful” Boating NZ DIY columnist and boat reviewer Norman Holtzhausen…

2024 Seagull Regatta: For those who can endure

The Seagull Regatta, which has been held annually since 1980, took place this year over Easter Weekend. It saw boats exploring the Waikato…

Castlepoint billfish

Average sea surface temperature in this area fluctuates from year to year, and scientists are not able to explain all of the fluctuation.

Zipwake uptake

Swedish boat-trim specialist Zipwake has underscored its growing international popularity with a stellar 2023 performance – its best year…

Labour of Love

The project with Marra Marine took two years and was completed in the summer of 2024, just in time for the Lake Rotoiti Annual Classic…

Topcoat maintenance tips from Akzonobel

A summer topcoat maintenance programme will ensure that your boat remains pristine all the way through the season and beyond.

Salt spray: a visual language

Nelson-based Sean Garwood is a prominent and accomplished marine artist, who has literally lived his expression – on paper, canvas and in…

What Cat 1 inspectors want

We have a Cat 1 Safety Certificate requirement for New Zealand-flagged vessels departing on an international voyage.

SOUTHAMPTON BOAT SHOW; Britain’s biggest boating festival

In September 2023, Andrew Howard enjoyed his second boat show of the northern summer.

Marina construction challenges

Marina expansions, while exciting for berth holders, often come with challenges.

Welcome Aboard

Boating & Outdoors Group held its annual two-day conference in Rotorua on July 28-29. Boating NZ was invited to attend.

Cannes Boat Festival 2023

Across many exhibits, there were numerous options available that reduce environmental impact.