Silver Linings

There are worse places to be exiled to thank Fiji

Alvah Simon - Island of the Damned

Today Fiji is a holiday destination although previously people were sent there for a more permanent vacation

Hermandad de la Costa

Brotherhood of the Coast

Alvah Simon - Prepare To Welcome Boarders

NZ's brotherhood to aid overseas mariners hails from ancient explorers.

Pardey Time

Alvah gets down with an eclectic gang of yachties

Alvah Simon's Blog:

Let The Good Times Pitch, Rock, and Roll.

Pacific Cruising

The joys of landing in Samoa

Alvah Simon - The Samoan Way

The pleasures of arriving in paradise after a long stint at sea.

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.

Prowler 10.4m powercat

Prowler 10.4m powercat

Formula Boats latest Prowler 10.4m powercat is headed for Australia but shapes an an ideal Kiwi cruiser.

Weekend Warriors - Phillipa Durkin

Weekend Warriors - Phillipa Durkin

Classic sailor Phillipa Durkin.

New designs with new technology

Pioneer 39 Kiwi designers are making the most of technological advancements to aid with the progression of their designs.

Satu goes splash

The 27m luxury sport fisher, Satu, has been rolled out of the Yachting Developments shed and launched in Auckland this week.

Super sailing cat launched in Auckland

Maritimo's new M58 wows

This is not a drill

Outrageous Fortune Outrageous Fortune's lesson in how quickly situations can get out of control.

Bay of Islands Race Week bonus

The full story from BOI Week for those who wanted to hear more from Jason Saunders and the other competitors.

Olympians shine at Sail Auckland regatta

Offshore powerboats descend on Tauranga

Closing in on the Coastal

Discussion about who is going to win the divisions in this years Coastal Classic is heating up, with a number of new and modified boats coming out to challenge the existing favourites.

Alvah Simon - Those Clever Kiwis

alvah simon Alvah highlights some touches of Kiwi brilliance that have contributed to our safety at sea.

Alvah Simon - The Amazing Astrolabe

Alvah Simon explores Fiji's amazing Astrolabe Reef.

Alvah Simon - A blast from the past

Alvah Simon: Tending Towards Disorder

App of the Month - Navigation

Island Cruising Association directors John and Lyn Martin run the rule over navigation apps for smartphones and tablets.

Beat the Pong - marine toilets 101

Beat the Pong 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

Here's three quick checks to ensure your boat's air-conditioning system works when you need it most.

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