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HARBOUR CLASSIC 40 IN JAMES BOND GREY

HARBOUR CLASSIC 40 IN JAMES BOND GREY

SYDNEY-BASED WHITEHAVEN Motor Yachts has revealed the concept for the 2022 Harbour Classic 40 model. Powered by a single Volvo D6 480hp, this Harbour Classic 40 will be finished in Jaguar E-Type Racing Grey, reminiscent of James Bond, in a ‘vintage gentlemen’s cruiser’ look. The boat now has major changes to its interior layout. The...

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TRISTRAM MARINE WELCOMES & FAREWELLS

TRISTRAM MARINE WELCOMES & FAREWELLS

TRISTRAM MARINE PROMOTIONS: Kris Williamson becomes the new service manager and Mathew Barlow the technical manager. Combined, Kris and Mathew have close to 35 years of experience as team members in Tristram Marine’s Service Centre. The company welcomes Kris and Mathew to their new roles. Tristram Marine is also celebrating 26 years of exceptional service...

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ABSOLUTE YACHTS: CHARISMA

ABSOLUTE YACHTS: CHARISMA

COMBINING ENGINEERTING INNOVATION, Italian design flair and a passion for details,  the latest project by Piacenza-based Absoliute Yachts is the 56 FLY – The Absolute Charisma. The 56 FLY offers a mix of comfort and fine design, but also innovation, functionality and on-board convenience. Charisma defines Absolute’s new 56 FLY, which brings together and builds on the most successful features of previous boats. A relaxing bow area has sun loungers and sofa, while aft areas are free of fixed elements, so they can be furnished as you like.  Absolute provides modular, versatile décor solutions for the entire range. The visual boundaries between the boat and the sea vanish thanks to a transparent parapet in the cockpit, the open gunwales and the large windows with electric winder in the lounge area. Below-deck there’s a full-beam owner’s cabin at the bow with...

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SMART CAREER OPTION: WATCHING PAINT DRY

SMART CAREER OPTION: WATCHING PAINT DRY

FOR GARETH THOMAS, watching paint dry is the opposite of tedium. As a technical support team manager at AkzoNobel he has devoted much time to doing just that. The results speak for themselves.Over a 13-year-career Gareth has been involved in the development of a number of breakthrough products – including the ultra-high gloss topside paint...

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AZIMUT NEW MODELS, NEW IDEAS

AZIMUT NEW MODELS, NEW IDEAS

AT THE CANNES YACHTING FESTIVAL in September Azimut previewed a number of new models.  2022 will see the Italian yard introduce two new models from the Grande Collection, their  flagship range, and two from the Magellano Collection, the crossover line for those wanting to navigate without limits. Azimut Yachts is preparing the Sea Deck concept, an extension of the group’s...

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Electric solution  for Kiwi tenders

Electric solution for Kiwi tenders

WITH ITS SWITCHABLE THRUST MODE, Haswing’s new Ultima Generation 1.5 electric outboard is actually two engines in one. The Ultima Generation 1.5’s switchable thrust allows this small electric outboard to be run at either full or half power. When higher thrust is needed the Ultima delivers the equivalent of a 3hp petrol outboard. At half power,...

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Auckland’s Newest Marine Precinct

Auckland’s Newest Marine Precinct

Located in Gabador Place, Mt Wellington, just five minutes off the motorway and conveniently close to Sylvia Park Mall, Tamaki Marine Park will be Auckland’s newest and most modern marine precinct once construction is completed later this year. The area already has an established marine presence, with boat builders McMullen and Wing and Chris McMullen...

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SEEYA, SALT!

A RINSE AND A FLUSH with Salt Guard all-purpose engine flush and  salt removal wash  is all you need to remove salt build up and prevent rust. Salt Guard is suitable for boats, inboard and outboard engines, jet skis, trailers and fishing equipment. Brand new, concentrated formulation is made in New Zealand www.saltybay.co.nz

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MERCURY’S NEW GLOBAL LEADERSHIP TEAM

MERCURY’S NEW GLOBAL LEADERSHIP TEAM

MERCURY MARINE has announced promotions within its global leadership team.  Will Sangster is promoted to president, Mercury for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Sangster has been general manager of Australia, New Zealand and Pacific since 2014 and added responsibility for the Asia region in 2019. Under his leadership, Mercury Asia-Pacific  (APAC) has continued to grow...

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NEW MARINE TRAINING ACADEMY

NEW MARINE TRAINING ACADEMY

MAST ACADEMY is the new name for New Zealand marine training organisation NZMAC ITO.  The award-winning Marine and Composites Transitional Industry Training Organisation (NZMAC TITO) will  be transformed in response to government reforms of vocational education (RoVE) in 2021. In a move 20 months in the making, the team behind the organisation has been recognised as...

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