Cats always land on their feet so it makes poetic sense that the range of Kingfisher Minicat aluminium trailerboats will be extremely stable craft.
In 1915 New Zealand had the opportunity to put its products and skills on display to the world stage at the fabulous Panama Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) in San Francisco.
It might not seem like it, but spring is already underway.
Warmer weather will soon lure trailerboats out of their driveways to take their place at busy boat ramps – a little etiquette will ensure all boats play nicely.
Kiwi sailor tells a story of a pirate-attack-that-wasn't.
Electrically-powered boats will inevitably have a greater presence on the water.
Some people celebrate retirement with a nice cup of tea and a rug over their knees. Instead, Alan and Gloria Day commissioned a luxury motoryacht to celebrate ‘the glory of being old’.
Fifteen years ago, the crew of a 45ft yacht cruising the Pacific narrowly avoided tragedy when an engine fire took hold. The skipper shares the story, following the loss of the yacht Sunny Deck in Boating New Zealand, August 2015.
Every winter, yachts leave New Zealand to cruise the South Pacific Islands. This year Victoria Cruickshank made her first offshore cruise with partner Stephen Prinselaar in the 38ft catamaran Parallel Life: the journey became the destination.
After owning a series of keelboats, Picton sailor Ian Allan thought a small boat would give him just as much pleasure – and began by building it.
Strong on cockpit space with an off-set wheelhouse and powered by a shaft-drive diesel, the walk-around Arvor 280 is ideal for coastal fishing.
Driving the Southern XP996 is an experience of smooth steering, perfect trim and plenty of speed. Oh, and it makes all the right noises.
Three men were caught in a storm for seven hours at sea off Palliser Bay.
For the last two years Viki Moore and Andrew Herriott sailed Wildwood, Viki’s Young 88, from Lyttelton to the Marlborough Sounds for the summer holidays.
He had a dream: to cruise the Pacific in his own yacht. His dream came true – until his boat became a blazing inferno.
Over more than 40 years, the boat took shape in the shed. Finally, the 52ft sloop is in the water.
Jetsprint SuperBoats are lighter and more powerful than F1 race cars.
REVIEW: Image Boats in Invercargill is the boat building equivalent of the Great Southern Man.
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REVIEW: The Jeanneau Sun Fast 3600, designed by Daniel Andrieu, is primarily a racer.
Thirty years after the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior, a crew member reflects on its legacy for Greenpeace, New Zealand and the Pacific Ocean
The road to refurbishment is paved with good decisions.
Meet the younger sister of the Elite 13m Odysseia.
The road to refurbishment is paved with good decisions – what to keep, what to spend and where to start. Having decided, action them in the right order.
Tides influence where fish feed, when they feed and how enthusiastically they feed – so understanding them is important in knowing when and where to fish.
The science of high performance yachting is changing fast.
Yachts will race from Auckland to Tonga in 2017.
The Hutchwilco NZ Boat Show Awards are the Fashion Week of the marine industry.
Why are we seeing increasing numbers of twin installations in small boats?
As boat owners blow the dust of winter storage from the decks and prepare for sea, some will discover their boats have a sticky helm. Before applying brute force, consider a simple fix-it.
BEP Marine invented a product that replaced its products.
The Auckland Star, 21 July 1969, had two major stories: “One Small Step for Man” and “Rainbow Wins Battle of Jutland”. Kiwis were over the moon.
Our Australian friends on an Amel 54 snapped their anchor chain on coral in a storm and were blown onto a reef, putting a cruel end to their Pacific cruising.
Tristram Marine has released its new model Vanquish 701 soft top, inspired by the Tristram 741.