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Maritimo at Fort Lauderdale

Maritimo at Fort Lauderdale

The upcoming Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will see the Americas’ premiere of the latest revolutionary sport coupe and two remodeled enclosed flybridge motor yachts released from Australia’s leading luxury motor yacht manufacturer Maritimo. The three premiere releases will be on display at the Maritimo on water brand experience in Fort Lauderdale October 30 –...

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AUCKLAND DROPS PROPOSED ANCHOR FEE

AUCKLAND DROPS PROPOSED ANCHOR FEE

Auckland Council has dropped a proposed daily anchoring fee which would have seen superyachts and other foreign-flagged vessels of over 40m billed each time they anchored within Auckland’s navigable waters. “Working with Auckland Council, the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron and Emirates Team New Zealand, we were able to help Council appreciate just how much...

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FOODSTUFFS TRAPS PLASTIC

FOODSTUFFS TRAPS PLASTIC

Foodstuffs North Island has launched a new pilot programme to stop waste flowing to the sea. Launched on World Oceans Day (8 June), the programme is a significant investment in rubbish traps for store-based stormwater drains. Eleven New World and PAK’nSAVE stores are installing 125 LittaTrap™ catchers from New Zealand company Stormwater360 – a move...

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LIFE MEMBERSHIP FOR BROOKE

LIFE MEMBERSHIP FOR BROOKE

Classic boat icon Robert Brooke has been awarded Life Membership of the Classic Yacht Association. Brooke – a qualified boatbuilder – served his apprenticeship with Percy Vos. He has restored and built numerous traditional wooden boats and is known as a Logan restoration specialist. He has also played a major role in education, pioneering the...

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VISIT & WIN

VISIT & WIN

Thanks for visiting our newly re-launched website, you can now go in the draw to win this fantastic Simrad NSS7 evo3 console prize! Prize valued at 2498 RRP. This 7-inch touchscreen is perfect for most boats. You’ll enjoy the same built-in GPS, echosounder, and wireless functionality found across the NSS evo3 series, along with the...

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ETNZ: Faster with 5G

ETNZ: Faster with 5G

To win the next Cup, says Dan Bernasconi, Emirates Team New Zealand’s (ETNZ) Head of Design, we first need to win the innovation race. “The America’s Cup is as much a technology race as it is a yacht race. We know the scope for 5G technology to help make the boat go faster is significant.”...

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007s new toy

007s new toy

Making its world debut at the Dubai International Boat Show earlier this year, the 9.6m Foiler’s equipped with retractable carbon-fibre hydrofoils. When deployed, the boat flies 1.5m above the water. Enata says using the boat is easy – it’s just like a sports car. You press a button to deploy the foils, push the throttles...

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NZ Antique and Classic Boat Show

NZ Antique and Classic Boat Show

The event – held at Lake Rotoiti in the Nelson Lakes National Park in early March – drew 110 entries and several hundred spectators. Beattieful is named after the original builder and is owned by Porirua’s Graeme Dutch who says it was used in the Pelorus Sound from 1961-2002, in Kaiapoi from 2002-07, and is...

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