Beat them if you can

Emirates Team New Zealand launched its new AC75 at Wynyard Point a couple of days before this issue went to press.

The best of old and new

Festivals, yacht regattas, fishing tournaments and boat shows – March had them all, along with the sort of settled weather we so missed…

March meets marine

Welcome to the March issue of Boating New Zealand!

Our boating legacy

It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the death of boating legend John Street, MNZM, who passed away on December 21.

Exciting summer ahead

Fans of high-octane yacht racing will have been disappointed to learn that the SailGP event scheduled for Auckland in March is no longer…

Boating NZ on TV

Welcome to the December edition of Boating New Zealand magazine.

Don’t look back

As I write it is a matter of days before New Zealand goes to the polls.

Warming up for summer

After yet another magazine cycle of weather-deferred boat reviews following months of similar challenges thanks to a depressingly wet and…

Win or lose?

It is with mixed feelings that I contemplate recently announced plans to introduce 19 new marine protection areas inside the Hauraki Gulf…

Seize every moment!

Occasional contributor George Empson’s photo somewhere on this page reminded me that boating takes many forms – and that Kiwis enjoy it all…

Winter sun, finally!

After what feels like months (because it has been months!) of grey skies, rain and wind, the sun has shown itself.

In hot water?

A colleague drew my attention to a story in the Guardian. The subject was marine heatwaves in New Zealand. (The QR code on this page…