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.
Rebecca Hayter's September editorial.
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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.
Join Boating New Zealand’s Ben Gladwell on one of the fastest yachts in New Zealand – the SL-33 – in our September issue, now on sale.
Keep your engine running at the right temperature to avoid major damage and you won't need to get hot under your collar.
It’s a formula as old as the America’s Cup: rule makers publish their work and designers start looking for loop holes.
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.
LAWRENCE SCHAFFLER - BOATING NZ - WWW.MAGS4GIFTS.CO.NZ/BOATING-NZ - Boating NZA German sailor’s new yacht comes from his homeland and is named for one of its most famous flying heroes.
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Heroic ocean rescues, new generation outboards, and DIY love affairs, all this and more in our August 2014 issue on sale now!
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.
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.
A second Elliott SS 35 is flexing her maritime muscle: a canting keel and a powerhouse of sails for serious, shorthanded offshore racing
Looking to buy a boat – or just window shopping?
The new Elite 15.5m from Bill Upfold is part game-fisher, part-luxury family cruiser.
Superyacht tours, America’s Cup Mud slinging, and DIY resurrections, all this and more in our July 2014 issue on sale now!
Alvah is humbled by a visit to a disused leper colony.
Alvah explains the modern incarnation of a brotherhood designed to help mariners far from home.
Alvah talks about his long time friends Lin and Larry Pardey.
Alvah gets into island life.
Alvah highlights some touches of Kiwi brilliance that have contributed to our safety at sea.
Alvah Simon explores Fiji's amazing Astrolabe Reef.
DUNCAN JOHNSTONE - StuffDiscovery of illegal alterations to Oracle boats draws an angry response from Team New Zealand boss.
Artemis's America's Cup campaign ends in disastrous fashion leaving Luna Rossa to face Team NZ in the Louis Vuitton Cup final.
New Zealand sailors Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie have added the world title to their Olympic 470 success.
Alvah explores the roots of his fascination with multihulls.
DUNCAN JOHNSTONE - StuffTeam New Zealand skipper Dean Barker relinquished the wheel to Glenn Ashby today as the Kiwis put in another impressive solo effort.
Louis Vuitton is paying the America's Cup US$3 million less than originally agreed to sponsor the challenger trials for sailing's marquee regatta because only three teams are entered.
DUNCAN JOHNSTONE - Fairfax MediaTeam New Zealand will start their America's Cup challenger series before their protest against "safety recommendations" is heard.
Outrageous Fortune's lesson in how quickly situations can get out of control.
Sailing has been suspended for a review of boats amid growing concerns over safety.
The restoration story of the 103 year old, 97 foot long ship, built from a single tree.
Alvah Simon takes a look back at the life of one of the world's greatest ocean adverturers.
New Zealand men's 470 sailors Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox have enjoyed a near-perfect day in light winds in France.
FRED WOODCOCK - StuffNew Zealand are hoping to edge up the rankings at the season-ending ISAF World Cup sailing regatta in Hyeres, France, starting Monday.
DUNCAN JOHNSTONE - StuffTeam New Zealand made a strong start to the opening day of the last America’s Cup world series event in Naples, recording a win and fourth in fleet racing.
DUNCAN JOHNSTONE - StuffItalian America’s Cup syndicate Luna Rossa are upping anchor from Auckland to head to San Francisco.
DUNCAN JOHNSTONE - The Dominion PostOracle skipper James Spithill has attacked Team New Zealand boss Grant Dalton over funding claims.
Alvah Simon didn't have to be asked twice to explore Whangaroa Harbor and the neighboring Cavalli Islands.
New Zealand's worst maritime disaster has sparked a new documentary on the evolution of the humble lifejacket.
Mercedes-Benz technology has been used to create the world's fastest and powerful electric driven powerboat.
Alvah Simon gets his first taste of the Tall Ships and Classic regatta in the Bay of Islands. And loves every minute of it.
Race two of the NZ Offshore Powerboat series will take place this weekend in Tauranga.
JP Tobin tuned up for next month's windsurfing world championships with a clean sweep of the RS:X 9.5 class at the Sail Auckland regatta.
DUNCAN JOHNSTONE - StuffTeam New Zealand's boss isn't biting on suggestions by his rival, Sir Russell Coutts, that the Kiwis won't make the America's Cup final.
Team New Zealand launched their second America's Cup catamaran in Auckland today though high winds prevented it being put in the water.
Annie Hill lives by the mantra, go small, go now.
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