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BOATING NZ JUNE 2019

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

020 Nimbus 305 Coupé
Her compact dimensions, single-engine configuration, comprehensive equipment levels and premium buildquality will resonate with New Zealand boaters. An elegant vessel tailored to easy cruising.
BY JOHN EICHELSHEIM

038 Dynamic Composites RIB
This prototype’s flat panel building system fits together like origami and it all translates into a solid RIB with a dry, sea-kindly ride.
BY MATT VANCE

052 Beneteau Swift Trawler 47
The latest addition to Beneteau’s growing Trawler lineup – the Swift 47 – might just be the best one yet with its splendid balance of space, comfort, performance and fuel economy.
BY CRAIG RITCHIE

072 Innovision 515 Active
The company’s smallest model is a surprising package: a small boat that feels much bigger inside, with big boat ride and handling characteristics to match.
BY JOHN EICHELSHEIM

FEATURES

030 Meeting of minds
The evolution of New Zealand’s yacht design pedigree is best illustrated by comparing two designers at either end of a 50-year spectrum.
BY MARK SEABROOK

044 Nissan tow test
The new, upgraded Nissan Navara ST-X 4×4 is a sharp improvement on her ancestor – becoming a perfect playmate for towing your pride and joy.
BY GRANT DIXON

048 Roaring eighties
Contrary to expectations, solo circumnavigator Robin Knox-Johnston has no intentions of slowing down, despite having just turned 80.
BY BRUNO CIANCI

060 Racing to the start
Brian Petersen and his Ran Tan II crew sail 6000nm just to make the start line for July’s 2225nm Transpac Race in Los Angeles.
BY REBECCA HAYTER

084 Cable ties
The performance of the world wide web depends almost entirely on the integrity of hundreds of submarine fibreoptic cables interconnecting the continents.
BY LAWRENCE SCHÄFFLER

094 Jack’s new tack
After a relationship lasting nearly 40 years, a classic cruiser and her seasoned master are finally parting ways – but the memories will always remain.
BY LINDSAY WRIGHT

114 Running rubbish
An apprenticeship in boat handling – and life skills – delivered on the decks of the scow Success. Some lessons are unforgettable.
BY LINDSAY WRIGHT

124 Rainbow shines again
One of New Zealand’s most inspirational yachts is back in the water after a marathon restoration – saved from an obscure death in the nick of time.
BY LAWRENCE SCHÄFFLER

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