Work in all weathers

Tamaki Marine Park has the space and facilities for undercover work regardless of the season.

One man and his boats: Harold George; Victory and the Norfolk Island adventure

By December 1928 the brothers Harold and Geoff George had the reputation of being game sailors, with a good sea-boat in Victory. They…

One Family’s Boating Journey: New fridge, new anchor

After our first overnight trip away on S.V. Sauvage in 2020, we knew we had to replace the original fridge and freezer.

Can it!

Canning or bottling perishable foodstuffs like fish is a useful skill for cruising sailors.

Fitting a shower cubicle

One of the benefits of stripping a boat back to the bare hull is that you can redesign the layout to correct any annoying shortcomings in…

Keep Australia on your left

A blustery southerly blew us north from Sydney, so there was no turning back, even as the tired rigging on our ancient quarter-tonner…

Find those fish (Part 3) Closer to home

Where to fish, when and why: reading the clues the inshore environment provides.

A blinking good job…

Faith and Kevin Wilson, even in their 80s, have lighthouse keeping habits imprinted in them.

Sydney Stunner

The Sydney International Boat Show (SCIBS) takes place annually within the iconic surrounds of Darling Harbour. The 53rd Edition of the…

Okains Bay: Old Boats Heaven

This is an Up the Creek adventure that can be approached in both directions: either by car, downstream from a skyline of magnificent views,…

Skipperi doubles Auckland fleet

Boat sharing service ‘Skipperi’ is adding a further 20 boats to its greater Auckland fleet, as well as another base at Half Moon Bay.

Here’s to normal

It felt rather strange to step aboard an international flight a couple of weeks ago – it’s been over three years since my last… The…