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Zhik Partners Akzonobel Ocean Racing
ZHIK IS BACK as AkzoNobel Ocean Racing’s Technical Clothing Partner for The Ocean Race Europe 2021, the prelude to The Ocean Race 2022-23. The team, headed by ocean racing veteran Chris Nicholson, will be wearing Zhik’s new OFS800 offshore garments a
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Soul Sisters
Jeff is a seasoned collector of ‘retro’ – he’s been at it since he was 10 years old and he’s now 65. And as it became increasingly difficult to store and display the fruits of his passion around the home (his wife finally put her foot down), he opted
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Step onboard Boating New Zealand to share thrilling maritime adventures, improve your knowledge of powerboats and yachts, feel the challenge of offshore voyages and be inspired by DIY projects in garages throughout the country. Plus, see the latest n
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Bracing For Winter
THECATCH In 2021, like last year, the transition took longer than usual, with an Indian summer of warm, mostly fine weather lingering into May. It meant that late summerautumn fishing patterns also lingered, with predators hounding anchovies and othe
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Grand Banks 85
DURING THE PRELIMINARY TEST of the Grand Banks 85, hull No. 1 ran flat and pushed very little water, demonstrating the efficiency of its V-shaped, warped-hull design. Grand Banks set out to deliver the world’s most fuel-efficient, high-speed, long-ra
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Marina Will Monitor Penguins
The developers of Waiheke’s Kennedy Point Marina have welcomed a penguin expert’s recommendations following an independent review of the project’s approved plans. A seabird ecologist, Dr Leigh Bull is an authority on the penguins and has significant
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Maloney Wins Finn Gold
Elusive to New Zealand sailors for many years, the prestigious Finn Gold Cup has been claimed by Kiwi Andy Maloney – the second Kiwi in 18 months to get his hands on the trophy. Maloney went into the final day in Porto (Portugal) with a narrow five-p
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It’s Easy Being Green
If there’s one thing that boaties value all over the world, it’s clean water and healthy aquatic ecosystems. Our love of the water and everything in it comes naturally, as can be expected for people who spend as much time as possible floating around
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Multiple Extremes
Whakatane’s Extreme Boats took out the coveted Boat of the Show Supreme Award with its 645 Centre Console at this year’s Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show. The company was also awarded top spot in the Specialist Fishing Boat up to 7m category, while i
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Maritimo Reveals New Offshore Motor Yacht
THE NEW M600 OFFSHORE is the first in the series of new Maritimo Offshore models, available in flybridge and sedan versions. The M600 will have broad appeal, both as a state-of-the-art fishing platform with its specialty open water fishing attributes
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Superyacht In Your Backyard?
Initially identified only as Project 817 (she will be called Viva), the vessel was built by Dutch shipyard Feadship – the yard is inland, at its Kaag Island facility. To get to the North Sea – only a few kilometres away – Feadship’s creations have to
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Shady Sails
Named after a fictional Scottish village in the 1947 Broadway musical Brigadoon by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, the shapely steel yacht was drawn by the Dutch designer, Enricus Van de Stadt. The story goes that a larger version of the design
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The Marina
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Enl Expands Global Sales Capability
ON THE STRENGTH of several new products and encouraging growth in its international markets, Electronic Navigation Ltd has welcomed back Dave James to help further develop WASSP Multibeam in the Asia-Pacific region. ENL plans to build on its success
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Speed, Handling, Efficiency
THE BRABUS SHADOW 900 XC is the latest incarnation of Axopar’s Red Dot Award-winning range of 37ft super-boats. Combining performance, multifunctional spaces and pristine luxury, the BRABUS Shadow 900 includes a carbon fibre dashboard with twin 12-in
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A Walk On The Wild Side
Erected in 1910, the 14m lighthouse is perched 155m above sea level at the end of the Cape Brett peninsula – a reassuring beacon that guided mariners arriving at/leaving the Bay of Islands for nearly 70 years. Though the original tower remains (compl
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Boating NZ Editor Lawrence Schäffler Lead journalist John Eichelsheim Regular contributors Roger Mills, Sarah Ell, Norman Holtzhausen, Harold Kidd, John Macfarlane, Matt Vance, Lindsay Wright Art director Debra Tunnicl
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The Bees knees
REFLECTIONS The Scobie family hails from South Auckland where dad Jack grew anemone flower bulbs at Pukekohe Hill. Born in 1940, Scobie started mucking around in boats at the family bach at Orua Bay, and as a teenager built three Carl Augustin runabo
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Caring For Your Anchor Rode
DIY BOATING Arecent trip out on my buddy’s boat we anchored in deeper water than usual, and it transpired his anchor line was slipping on the chainwheel. Instead of the winch’s teeth gripping the rode's sides, the hard, stiff line simply slipped over
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New Requirements For Going Offshore
Yachting New Zealand (YNZ) has been working with Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) to clarify the process skippers must undertake to best prepare their vessels before heading overseas. Under Section 21 of the Maritime Transport Act, New Zealand-registered v
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Volvo Penta Stage V Marine Engines
VOLVO PENTA HAS received Stage V certifications for marine use for its D8 and D13 engine packages. The MBS Zuiderdiep is the first vessel to be equipped with Volvo Penta’s D13 Stage V marine engines – the first of their type to enter the European mar
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The Beauty Of Junk
The latter will enable you to cook like your grandma, while the former will leave you sailing a well-founded boat that fits like glove without the need to be enslaved to the almighty dollar. I rate Voyaging on a Small Income as one of the more danger
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Stabicraft Earns second Red Dot Award
STABICRAFT’S 2250 ULTRACAB WT (Walk-Thru) with its unprecedented forward-raking pilothouse has been awarded a prestigious ‘Best of the Best’ Red Dot award for global product design in 2021. Designed for the American Pacific Northwest, this vessel is
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1. Throw overboard into sea (8) 6. Harbour where ship can load and unload (4) 8. Luna _____ – Italian racing syndicate that has competed in America’s Cup (5) 9. This describes your nearest sailing club (5) 10. Angled piece of wood or metal giving sup
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Jetter’s Playground
Rather than provide another product that’s common at this smaller (length) end of the market, managing director and owner Andy Lamont has instead taken the approach of tailoring every vessel. Every commission is built to suit buyers who wants a compa
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Yesterday’s charm
Tony Mason was undoubtedly the former and paved the way to our current reputation for designing and building the best boats in the world. His clipper designs were about as regal as a trailerable powerboat could get. They were a status symbol for thei
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B&G HAS WORKED CLOSELY with SailGP to integrate the B&G Zeus3S Glass Helm multifunctional display directly into the F50 catamaran’s wingsail. The eight-event SailGP Season 2, which spans 2021-2022, kicked off with eight national teams recently compet
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Sustainable Packaging
NAVICO, PARENT COMPANY to the Lowrance, Simrad Yachting, B&G and C-MAP brands, has embarked on becoming a more sustainable company. The first step was a transition to 100% recyclable and sustainable packaging in new product offerings, along with the
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Boat Bling
ZHIK’S 2021 edition Z-Skin Top is one of the thinnest-ever skinfitting neoprene tops. The perfect performance top for wakeboarding, paddling, body boarding or surfing, it can be teamed with a wetsuit, leggings or board shorts. The ergonomically cut Z
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Software Update Delivers Clearer Viewing
B&G’S LATEST 20.2 SOFTWARE update offers a host of Radar and AIS improvements, as well as IP Camera Support for Zeus, Zeus Glass Helm and Vulcan products in Version 20.2. One key highlight is the improved radar screen with contrasting numbers on the
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