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BOATING NZ MARCH 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

022 Riviera 505 SUV
Australia’s Riviera Marine prides itself on manufacturing boaters’ boats – capable, stylish, well-built motor yachts it can sell to the world.
BY JOHN EICHELSHEIM

030 King Watercraft 5.5m RIB
RIBs used to be the preserve of serious sailing coaches and Optimist mums but their comfort, safety and sparkling performance have got them noticed by a whole new market of boaties.
BY MATT VANCE

044 Leopard 43 powercat
When you have a large, extended family of boaties, the best way to celebrate special occasions is on a comfy, spacious platform that accommodates everyone’s needs.
BY LAWRENCE SCHÄFFLER

080 Saffier Sc800
A smart piece of design, this classy little day-sailer boasts a decent-sized cockpit and easy controls – ideal for the single-hander who enjoys superior performance. She’s also beautifully finished.
BY MATT VANCE

FEATURES

036 Bon voyage
Sailing the French Mediterranean coast is to experience one of the world’s greatest and oldest cruising grounds.
BY KEVIN GREEN

052 Carbon credits
Take about 7,500kg of carbon fibre and stainless steel, add 15 crew and thrash it round the Bay of Islands for a few days – that’s basically the recipe for racing a TP52.
BY LINDSAY WRIGHT

058 Spice to life
Des and Barbara’s Pelin Liberty PepperJack is a testament to determination and hard work. She’s also a credit to their boatbuilding skills.
BY JOHN EICHELSHEIM

070 Celebrating sail & power
Three regattas within a few days of one another demonstrate the vibrance of New Zealand’s marine tradition. All great fun.
BY LAWRENCE SCHÄFFLER

074 Power play
New lithium-ion battery systems are changing the face of boating with new capabilities and incredible benefits.
BY CRAIG RITCHIE

088 Landlubbers
Taking friends for a sail is one of the great pleasures of owning a boat – it’s one of the few instances in life where you can select good people over all the other types you have to tolerate on land.
BY MATT VANCE

104 Return to Dunkirk
After an extensive, five-year restoration, a lifeboat from one of the ships involved in the 1940 Dunkirk evacuation returns to the beaches – this time under her own steam.
BY LAWRENCE SCHÄFFLER

120 Lion lady
A launch built for Lake Wakatipu 108 years ago is in the final stages of a full restoration, a project that’s demanded intricate boatbuilding skills from a bygone era.
BY LAWRENCE SCHÄFFLER

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