Paul and Helen Powney have taken on the distribution of the Takacat inflatable catamaran range for New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. 

Founded by Greg Sowden in 2007, Takacat has become a global success with well over 10,000 boats sold around the world through a global distribution network.

Paul’s has been involved with the marine industry for well over 25 years, starting in the RNZN as a weapons electrical mechanic then working for diesel engine distributor TransDiesel in various sales and management roles before joining The NZ Sailing Trust as their CEO.

Helen and Paul enjoy spending time on the water. They are excited about building on the success of the Takacat brand.

Takacat NZ has opened a new showroom on Auckland’s North Shore at Unit 8, 3 Oracle Drive Albany.