It can reach emergency call outs to remote parts of the outer Sounds in less than an hour.
He was backing his boat into the water when his truck slipped out of gear.
A mussel farmer is renovating a military landing craft after an ocean adventure
Gary Beswick will be remembered as a man who lived to be on the water.
Salvage work has started on the historic Auckland ferry Kestrel, which sank on Monday night.
Andrew McKenzie is proving to be one of New Zealand's most talented, up-and-coming sailors.
The safety of boats and ships around the world’s coastlines is aided by navigation lights winking their warning to sailors. Many of these beacons are manufactured in New Zealand.
It takes a devious, cunning mind to win the battle against our avian friends, where a lack of respect and irresponsibility reign supreme.
Of the at-sea emergencies most feared by cruising couples, man overboard is probably top of the list. Does tethering offer any security?
Midnight Express is the most recent addition to the Wave Dancer fleet of charter vessels operating in and around the Hauraki Gulf.
The owners of a Beneteau ST 42 loved their vessel but yearned for a cosier flybridge. A few glasses of wine spawned a solution.
Another instalment from the Boating New Zealand believe-it-or-not dossier...
Is National aiming for a healthy and sustainable inshore fishery with its proposal for two recreational fishing parks, or just fishing for votes in an election year?
A man whose boat caught fire was rescued by a member of the public after being forced to dive into the water.
Sailors rejoice. Line 7's marine clothing is to be relaunched.
Boaties taking to Wellington Harbour over summer have been pretty well behaved, according to the head of Wellington's police maritime unit.
Summer fishing is what most of us dream about through the rest of the year: warm, balmy days, calm seas and fish on the bite.
With their massive spread of sail mullet boats are one of the most recognisable yachts on Auckland Harbour. They also carry a rich tradition.
Cruising cats are typically spacious and supremely comfortable but rarely renowned for sailing performance – particularly upwind. The Outremer 49 (LOA 15.27m) is an exception.
Every circumnavigating sailor experiences unusual events during the voyage, but things tend to the bizarre in the land of the Leprechauns.
When talking powerboat hulls, there is displacement, planing and semi-displacement – and now, displaning. Zircon, the new Scott Robson-designed R566 powercat, is a classic example.
It’s very satisfying to get to the end of an ocean passage – particularly if you’ve enjoyed it. But voyages aren’t always easy, though good passage planning will improve the odds dramatically.
After spending a day with ITM Fishing Show presenter Matt Watson on his new Stabicraft 2750 MWS Centre Cab, Fishing News Editor Grant Dixon asks the question: “Is this the best-appointed trailer boat sport-fisher yet?”
The Suez and Panama canals are celebrated as two of history’s most inspirational feats of engineering. But you could argue that for sheer tenacity they’re easily outclassed by their lesser-known cousin – Greece’s Corinth Canal. Lawrence Schäffler reports.
A visiting American square-rigger travelling in our waters over the next few months could be described as a university at sea. Among her crew are 25 researchers exploring the Pacific in a most unusual way.
Eschewing conventional modes of transport in Cambodia, Trisha Fisk deck-surfed on the 'fast boat' to Battambang and got more than she bargained for.
What better way to spend a summer day than out on the water filling the sails with the breeze.
The biggest concern for patrols is speeding, with boats travelling too fast, too close to the shore.
A new book celebrates the glorious old boats that still ply the coastlines and lakes of New Zealand.
'This is the exact thing that keeps me coming to do this sport. It's just ridiculous adrenalin.'
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.