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Barry 2019-03-22

LIGHTING DOWN UNDER (PPB Nov 2016)

Barry Thompson looks at underwater lights and what’s available for today’s trailer boat, flybridge cruiser or superyacht owner.

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Barry 2019-03-22

HYDRIVE FOR THE BEAST

One of the most anticipated new Kiwi boats to launch in 2019 is Michael Hill’s, The Beast. The boat has been built by Profab Engineering in Palmerston North, and is a giant cat, 40m long and 12m wide. The Beast will carry a sportfishing vessel, as well as other water craft, and be able to range throughout the Pacific.

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Barry 2019-03-22

DOCKMATE WIRELESS DOCKING SYSTEM

Dockmate, manufacturer of advanced wireless remote controls for yachts, announced this week enhanced functionality for its Dockmate solution.

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Barry 2019-03-22

SCIBS 2019 DEDICATES MASSIVE TRAILERBOAT SPACE

Trailerable boat exhibitors will occupy an incredible 20,000sqm at the 2019 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS), a prime piece of real estate befitting the industry’s fastest growing segment.

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Barry 2019-03-15

OPPOSITION TO NZ SUPERYACHT LEVY GROWS

Auckland Council has proposed an anchorage tax on foreign-flagged superyachts longer than 40m.

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Barry 2019-03-15

PROPELLER SHOOT OUT (Alloy Boat # 9 Spring 2016)

We took eleven different Mercury Marine propellers and tried them all on our McLay 4.8 Fortress powered by a Mercury 75 4S, to see what difference to performance and fuel economy, a few degrees of pitch and inches of diameter made.

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