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BOATING NZ SEP 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

024 Hanse 548
Handsome, spacious and surprising agile, the 548 is the consumate cruiser – and with her electric furling headsails, electric winches and self-tacking jib is a treat to sail short-handed.
BY ROGER MILLS

040 Beneteau GT50
Sleek, fast and exceedingly stylish, the GT50 will get you places with a distinctly 007ish feel about your arrival – definitely not shaken. One of Beneteau’s finest yet – expect a few more in our waters.
BY SARAH ELL

070 Merry Fisher 895 Marlin
Stewart Island saw the international debut of the newest Merry Fisher with the Fish of the Day crew on board.
BY JOHN EICHELSHEIM

088 Riviera 545 SUV
Another bit of magic from the Aussie builder.
BY KEVIN GREEN

108 Smuggler 780/750
Two RIBS from Smuggler Boats with identical hulls but quite different characters.
BY JOHN EICHELSHEIM

FEATURES

032 Tasmania cruising
Isolated and desolate but magnificently scenic, sailing around Tasmania offers plenty of treats.
BY KEVIN GREEN

048 Surf’s up!
A growing segment of recreational boating scene, with the right boat you can become a surfing pro.
BY CRAIG RITCHIE

058 The Southern Ocean
The planet’s most hostile oceans, this body of water nevertheless plays an extraordinary role in its health.
BY MATT VANCE

080 Gas basics
The legislation relating to gas use on board changed nearly a decade ago, but boaties are still confused.
BY ROBIN TREVALLION

098 Mayday
A routine voyage from Opua to Tonga turned into a battle for survival for four yachties when the rig failed.
BY LAWRENCE SCHÄFFLER

104 AOWBS preview
A snapshot of the boats, accessories and services on display at October’s Auckland On Water Boat Show.
BY JOHN EICHELSHEIM

120 Hijacking an iceberg
Many parts of the world are in serious trouble with the growing scarcity of freshwater. Could icebergs help?
BY LAURA GEGGEL AND LAWRENCE SCHÄFFLER

138 Masts from the past
A boyhood visit to the Chilean Navy’s spectacular tall ship resulted in a life-long fascination with sailing.
BY LINDSAY WRIGHT

144 Vintage outboards
Old outboards never die – they simply live on in the custody of an eclectic collection of – well, collectors.
BY LINDSAY WRIGHT

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152 Painter of a lost art
Nelson artist Sean Garwood plies his trade in a distinctive manner. The results are always captivating.
BY REBECCA HAYTER

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