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BOATING NZ AUGUST 2020

Printed Magazine, Postage added at Checkout, NZ Only

Boating New Zealand is NZ’s number one selling and largest boating magazine. Boating New Zealand inspires more boating enthusiasts than any other boating title in New Zealand. Founded in 1986, it is part of the fabric of the boating scene. The magazine brings to its readers reviews of new boats, coverage of technical innovations, boat maintenance advice and cruising adventure stories. Its expert columnists enjoy dedicated followers every month. Our readers represent this country’s boating public from owners and crew of small yachts and powerboats, mid-size cruisers and racers, to owners of luxury yachts and motoryachts.

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REVIEWS

018 Beneteau Swift Trawler 47
Part of Beneteau’s popular Swift line of trawler-style motor yachts, Brett and Sue Chatfield’s new semi-displacement cruiser is the first Swift 47 to be imported into New Zealand. She’s a supremely comfortable vessel that offers stylish cruising.
BY JOHN EICHELSHEIM

068 Nimbus 405 Coupé
We like to think of ourselves as a nation of boaties, but for a large part of the year the weather is either marginal or downright hostile. Wouldn’t it be nice to find a practical boating solution even when the weather isn’t so good?
BY SARAH ELL

FEATURES

026 Caught in Covid chaos
Delivering a new More 55 from Europe home to New Zealand began as a fantastic adventure for the crew of Rum Bucket. But with Covid-craziness it all came to a stressful halt at the Panama Canal.
BY ZOE HAWKINS

034 Centenary celebration
An Auckland-to-Tauranga yacht race is being planned to celebrate the centenary of the Tauranga Yacht and Power Boat Club.
BY LAWRENCE SCHÄFFLER

038 The Bear’s choice
Amphibious boat manufacturer Sealegs just completed its 1,500th boat since the company’s formation 15 years ago. This latest vessel – a heavily-customised 7.7m RIB – was built for Bear Grylls.
BY LAWRENCE SCHÄFFLER

042 Anatomy of a rescue
Few sailors experience their boat sinking beneath them in a howling gale, but Waihi’s Bruce Goodwin is one of them.
BY BRUCE GOODWIN

050 Yamaha’s Helm Master EX
A revolutionary development from Yamaha, this technology takes boat control to a different dimension.
BY JOHN EICHELSHEIM

058 The Hermit of Suvarov
An Island to Oneself was written by an obscure and eccentric 51-year-old New Zealander and world-famous hermit, Tom Neale.
BY MATT VANCE

076 Musical makeover
A daunting project to save one of the country’s iconic work boats.
BY LINDSAY WRIGHT

102 Nordic passion
The restoration of the 26-foot Nordic is nearing completion at Whangaparaoa’s Weiti Boat Club.
BY LAWRENCE SCHÄFFLER

114 Tasmanian salvation
Te Rapunga restoration by Tasmanian wooden boat specialists.
BY LAWRENCE SCHÄFFLER

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