Category: Racing

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Kennedy’s Sea Desk

Kennedy’s Sea Desk

A keen sailor, acquiring Manitou was one of the first things Kennedy did when elected as the 35th President of the United States in 1961, having fallen in love with the 27-tonne, mahogany-hulled yacht. He first saw Manitou at Annapolis while still a senator, earmarking her as a more stylish alternative to the existing presidential yacht...

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Rum racing on the Waitemata

Rum racing on the Waitemata

For Mark Roberts, rum racing isn’t just an occasional hobby – it’s a way of life. You might know Roberts by his almost universal nickname of Moulët, a tribute to his distinctive mullet hairstyle. Roberts has been sailing all his life, rum racing for more than 30 years, and is now out there every week,...