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BOATING NZ NOV 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

022 DNA 570 XHT
A custom DNA 570 XHT fills the role of a family-oriented boat, perfect for fishing and cruising on Lake Taupo and around East Cape.
BY JOHN EICHELSHEIM

046 Silent 55
Solar-powered, the Silent 55 catamaran is successfully pioneering renewable energy in a high-quality and seaworthy design.
BY KEVIN GREEN

064 Bavaria C50
With a switch to a new designer, Bavaria has launched a range of yachts that celebrate functionality and space. The new C50 is a superb example.
BY SARAH ELL

096 Palm Beach GT50
Luxury lobster-style boats like this accomplished Palm Beach GT50 are the catch-of-the-day when it comes to performance and elegance.
BY KEVIN GREEN

FEATURES

032 From sea to space
Where most sailors of his vintage would be considering retirement, ex-America’s Cup boatbuilder Murray McDonnell has just started a new, space-age career – building rockets.
BY LAWRENCE SCHÄFFLER

040 Marine life on show
A picture of a forlorn sea lion in California’s Monterey Bay has won the Grand Prize in the prestigious Nature Conservancy’s 2019 Photo Contest.
BY LAWRENCE SCHÄFFLER

056 In the Vikings’ wake
Perhaps undeservedly, Vikings are typically associated with rape, pillage and murder. But they were also master boatbuilders.
BY JOHN EICHELSHEIM

080 The Bach boat
A home-built power cat is a happy blend of boat and the quintessential Kiwi bach – and boasts quite a few innovations to boot.
BY KIA KORROP

090 When cat’s paws grow claws
Sometimes waves are gentle. But they can become monsters, turning a pleasant cruise into a roiling hell.
BY MATT VANCE

104 Working the angles
The mysteries of the sextant, and the argument for learning the old skills of celestial navigation.
BY LINDSAY WRIGHT

114 One pot to rule them all
The humble pressure-cooker can transform your cooking duties – especially in a boisterous sea.
BY MATT VANCE

126 Gliding past gridlock
Cities built around rivers and the sea could soon be using the SeaBubble, to alleviate gridlock traffic.
BY LAWRENCE SCHÄFFLER

138 ARCing across the Atlantic
The ARC is a series of rallies along the world’s safest routes. It’s highly social and lots of fun.
BY REBECCA HAYTER

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