Boating

Volvo Ocean Race

The skippers under scrutiny.

Leading the Charge

When the Volvo Ocean Race leaves Alicante, Spain to race around the world. The boats will be identical; the skippers and crews won't.

Foiling Cats

Multihull sailing takes a new direction - vertical

Learning to Fly

The SL33 hi-tech catamaran, developed by Emirates Team New Zealand, showed the world how to foil and not crap out in the death zone.

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September 2014 Issue

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Southern 896

Well balanced, and a good compromise between cockpit and hardtop.

Silver Bullet

Bigger isn’t always better, but the biggest Southern so far is the most accomplished and best finished yet from this South Island aluminium boat builder.

VIDEO - SL33 Hydrofoiling Catamaran

VIDEO - SL33 Hydrofoiling Catamaran

Boating NZ goes for a ride on an ex-Team NZ flying machine.

McLay Cross Overs

McLay Cross Overs

Combining potnoon boat safety with the striking looks of a conventional style boat - topped of with a seriously cool paint job.

Tristram 690 Cabriolet

Tristram 690 Cabriolet

Here's the video from the review of the Tristram 690 Cabriloet from the March 2013 issue of Boating NZ.

Dufour 445

Dufour 445

From the March pages of Boating, here's a tour of the Dufour 445.

German Flyer

German Flyer A German sailor’s new yacht comes from his homeland and is named for one of its most famous flying heroes.

Flagship of the fleet

Bavaria’s new Cruiser 56 is a sleek, handsome vessel guaranteed to turn heads. Despite her dimensions, she’s light and easy-to-sail with impressive agility and speed. The only modesty is her price.

The Way of the Warrior

She's a Humdinger

Deep Impact

Django  

Righting Rules

It’s a formula as old as the America’s Cup: rule makers publish their work and designers start looking for loop holes.

This is not a drill

Olympians shine at Sail Auckland regatta

Leading the Charge

On 11 October 2014, the VOR will leave Alicante, Spain to race around the world. The boats are identical; the skippers and crews are not.

App of the Month - Raymarine

Raymarine Check out Boating's favourite app this month.

App of the Month - Marine Mate

Check out Boating's favourite app this month.

Alvah Simon - Island of the Damned

Alvah Simon - Prepare To Welcome Boarders

Working the Dream

His friends and even his wife told Ron Olds he was mad when he bought Zora, but where they saw a tired, former fishing boat, he saw an ocean-going cruiser.

Driveline diagnostics

Engine vibrations ruining your boating? Help is at hand.

Beat the Pong - marine toilets 101

Nothing ruins a pleasant cruise quicker than a smelly head. And the solution could be as simple as the humble hose pipe.

Fresh Air - air conditioning tips for your boat

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