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BOATING NZ OCTOBER 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 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 490
One of the advantages of reaching a certain age is that you know what you want. Having owned a slightly smaller Jeanneau for more than 20 years, the owner knew he’d come back for more when it came time to upgrade.
BY SARAH ELL

030 Fountaine Pajot MY 40
The latest addition to Ownaship’s Auckland-based fractional ownership fleet is a French-built Fountaine Pajot MY 40 powercat.
BY JOHN EICHELSHEIM

072 Smuggler Strata 700
Amphibious RIB
Amphibious boats have been steadily gaining traction with a wider audience of boat owners. Smuggler’s latest Strata 700 – with its centre console configuration – will add further impetus.
BY NORMAN HOLTZHAUSEN

090 Offshore 650 HT
After reviewing the Offshore 650 Pro Dive in May, we explore her new hardtop sister – and she doesn’t disappoint.
BY JOHN EICHELSHEIM

FEATURES

040 Historic re-boot
The AntiKythera Mechanism is an intriguing artefact recovered from a Roman shipwreck in 1901. It’s actually a sophisticated celestial computer that predates GPS by more than 2,000 years.
BY ROB WEATHERBURN

046 A first for Hylas
The first of Hylas Yachts’ new M49 cruisers – designed by New Zealand’s Dean Salthouse – has arrived in Auckland.
BY MATT VANCE

050 Full speed ahead
Yamaha’s 2021 Waverunner line-up – its largest ever – is headlined by the all-new GP Series race-inspired models.
BY LAWRENCE SCHÄFFLER

062 Goose reborn
A Newick-designed Val trimaran, Kuihi, has emerged from an offshore whale vs trimaran mishap in better shape than ever.
BY LINDSAY WRIGHT

084 Sea watchers
There is something curiously contradictory about gazing out over a seascape in silence – you might learn a little about the sea but you’ll probably learn more about yourself.
BY MATT VANCE

110 The unicorn of the sea
In November last year a Polish chef on London Bridge overpowered a knife-wielding terrorist. As extraordinary as the hero’s bravery was his weapon – a 1.5m narwhal tusk.
BY LAWRENCE SCHÄFFLER

108 An Irish return
A restored sail-powered cargo vessel launched in Ireland nearly a century ago is again delivering freight around the Emerald Isle.
BY LAWRENCE SCHÄFFLER

128 In the name of the Father
A visit to Italy’s Museo della Barca Lariana museum, founded in 1982.
BY BRUNO CIANCI

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