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Barry 2019-09-13

LOOMES 14M SPORT FISHING POWERCAT

Lomocean Design has released renderings of a new 14m high speed sport fish cat.

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Barry 2019-09-13

MARITIMO AT PERTH BOAT SHOW

Maritimo are set to create a wave of interest at next month's Perth International Boat Show with Maritimo’s official on water brand display.

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Barry 2019-09-13

NEW EQUALIZER TWIN PIN PRO

The Black Magic Equalizer has grown a reputation around the world for being the ultimate fish fighting gimbal and harness and now it’s better than ever before!

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Barry 2019-09-06

JP RIBS CUSTOM 800 CABIN - IMPECCABLE PEDIGREE

JP RIBS offers hand-crafted, high-performance RIB solutions such as the Custom 800 Open. It combines a slick finish and high spec technology, with the care and attention that comes through hand moulding by craftsmen with impeccable pedigree.

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Barry 2019-09-06

CARBON FIBRE SPORTFISHER

Good things come to those who wait and Yachting Developments has now released details on the 39.5m Lanakai.

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Barry 2019-09-06

RESERVE YOUR DOMAIN

Domain alloy boats are available in two hull sizes, 4.75m and 5.50m with four models. In either a cuddy cabin or centre console.

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Barry 2019-09-06

CIRCA MARINE 24M EXPEDITION MOTOR YACHT

Circa Marine, one of New Zealand’s most respected builders of large alloy powerboats, is well under with a new 24m Expedition Motor Yacht.

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Barry 2019-08-30

ORION & SMUGGLER MARINE BACK IN THE AMPHIBIOUS BOAT BUSINESS

Smuggler Marine and Orion have resumed production of their amphibious boats, following the Court of Appeal decision earlier this week which will free up production of their amphibious boats in New Zealand.

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Barry 2019-08-30

COX CXO300 GETTING CLOSER

Diesel outboard manufacturer Cox Powertrain has announced that production of its much-anticipated CXO300 will commence in October.

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Barry 2019-08-30

Riviera to showcase multiple premieres AT AOWBS

Riviera will invite New Zealand boating enthusiasts to step aboard for the first time, three outstanding new models at the Auckland On Water Boat Show from October 3-6.

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Barry 2019-08-30

WORLD’S FIRST ELECTRIC HYDROFOIL PWC

Electro.Aero, an Australian start-up based in Perth, has developed what it claims is the world’s first electric hydrofoil personal watercraft – the WaveFlyer.

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Barry 2019-08-23

Stacer 429 Seamaster

Richard Milner looks at the Stacer 429 Seamaster, a cost-effective, agile, well-featured alloy trailer boat on a budget.

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Barry 2019-08-23

Riviera announces an addition to SUV Collection

Riviera has announced an advanced, mid-sized addition to its SUV Collection, designated the 505, which will make her international debut at the 2020 Miami Yacht Show (13-17 February).

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Barry 2019-08-23

MARITIMO LAUNCHES MARITIMO ONE

Maritimo has announced the company's latest design and manufacturing strategy along with three new M-Series Flybridge Motoryachts being created within the company's newest division, Maritimo One.

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Barry 2019-08-23

DICKEY AT AOWBS

For Dickey Boats, the 2019 Auckland On-Water Boat Show plays host to the most significant public showing of its celebrated vessels in the company’s history.

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Barry 2019-08-16

Auckland On Water Boat Show Turns 21

This year's Auckland On Water Boat Show, in October celebrates its 21st year, with the slightly later date bringing the show into line with the school holidays, as well as daylight savings time.

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Barry 2019-08-16

2020 TAIWAN SHOW

The 2020 Taiwan International Boat Show will be held at the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center, 12-15 March 2020.

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Barry 2019-08-16

PURECRAFT RELEASE NEW CC

The new Purekraft 600 Centre Console is to be launched at the upcoming Auckland On Water Boat Show.

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Barry 2019-08-16

NEW COAST GUARD RESCUE VESSEL

After two years of dedicated effort and community fundraising as well as generous contributions from major funders, Coastguard has welcomed its latest Rescue Boat ‘Trillian Trust Rescue’ to the Hauraki Gulf.

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Barry 2019-08-09

VOLVO PENTA D4 & D6

Volvo Penta unveiled its next-generation D4 & D6 propulsion packages to the public for the first time at last week’s Sydney International Boat Show (SIBS).

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Barry 2019-08-09

2019 SIBS A RESOUNDING SUCCESS

The Sydney International Boat Show closed after five glorious sunny days at the International Convention Centre Sydney and the Show’s purpose-built marina on Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour.

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Barry 2019-08-09

Oceanmax Reveals Global Expansion Plans

Kiwi company, Oceanmax, leading innovator of underwater coatings, has announced the next phase of its planned global expansion.

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Barry 2019-08-09

BRP COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF TELWATER

BRP announced last week the completion of the acquisition of Telwater Pty Ltd, Australia's largest manufacturer of aluminum boats and trailers.

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Barry 2019-08-03

MCLAY RAPTOR 741

The McLay 741 Raptor brings a whole new dimension to amphibious boats and has some very unique features that distance it from its competitors.

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Barry 2019-08-03

AUSTRALIAN MARKET A “SLEEPING GIANT” SAYS IBI

A recent news report from IBI magazines daily industry newsletter reported some interesting facts about the Australian market.

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Barry 2019-08-03

Multihull Solutions stage world premiere of ILIAD 70 at SIBS

The highly anticipated new ILIAD 70 is currently on display at the Sydney International Boat Show which runs through till Monday.

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Barry 2019-08-03

PRINCESS YACHTS RELEASE NEW FLAGSHIP

Following the recent announcement of Princess Yacht’s revolutionary R35 performance sports yacht, Princess now reveals the all-new Y85.

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Barry 2019-07-26

Pole Position for new Maritimo XCat

The recent XCats Stresa GP on Lake Maggiore, Italy saw positive results for the Australian teams, although outright victory eluded all three.

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Barry 2019-07-26

BRISBANE BOAT SHOW RETURNS TO THE BCEC

The Brisbane Boat Show returns to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from the 23rd until the 25th of August 2019.

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Barry 2019-07-26

WORLD PREMIERE OF THE BRIG EAGLE 670

Sirocco Marine will host the global launch of the new BRIG Eagle 670, part of what will be the largest display by any exhibitor at this year's Sydney International Boat Show, 1 to 5 August.

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Barry 2019-07-26

POWERCAT NEEDS INVESTOR

Catamarans International Ltd are looking for investors to complete a new 20m LRC (Long Range Cruiser) catamaran.

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Barry 2019-07-19

Stewart Mathiesen passes away

Stewart Mathiesen, the former owner of Tenob Wholesale Marine, passed away on 14 July after a short illness.

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Barry 2019-07-19

Maritimo X50

The Maritimo X50 sport yacht had its world premiere at the recent 2019 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, and now it's heading for Sydney.

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Barry 2019-07-19

EVINRUDE'S UNDERRATED iSTEER and iTRIM SYSTEMS

Evinrude's iSteer and iTrim are underrated systems that are available on all G2 outboards.

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Barry 2019-07-19

Extreme boats expands to Europe

Whakatane based alloy boat builder Extreme Boats is in the process of appointing new dealers across Europe to sell its export range manufactured in New Zealand.

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Barry 2019-07-12

COOL CARS & COFFEE AT THE BOAT WORKS

While the new northern development of The Boat Works is progressing at full steam, the original southern yard is enjoying some renos of its own.

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Barry 2019-07-12

GALEON YACHTS TO HOST SYDNEY PREVIEW DAY

Following a successful 2019 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, Alexander Marine Australia is gearing up for its next campaign.

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Barry 2019-07-12

BENETEAU SWIFT TRAWLER 41

Designed to replace the previous Swift Trawler 44, the new Swift Trawler 41 has been placed appropriately in the 40 foot passagemaker category, but the concept has been given a fresh look.

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Barry 2019-07-12

ADVENTURERS ABOUND AT SIBS 2019

The Sydney International Boat Show, (1 - 5 August) presents an impressive line-up of speakers, each with their own tales of adventure and achievement.

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Barry 2019-07-05

SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW RETURNS TO ICC SYDNEY

The Sydney International Boat Show returns to the International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney and Cockle Bay in Darling Harbour from the 1st until the 5th of August 2019.

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Barry 2019-07-05

NORDHAVN RELEASE NEW 41

Nordhavn has announced its newest passage making, the Nordhavn 41, which the company says is destined to become their next legendary vessel.

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Barry 2019-07-05

QUINTREX 420 RENEGADE

The Quintrex 420 Renegade is a favourite among keen fisherman and has earned the name of a real no-fuss fishing vessel.

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Barry 2019-07-05

Multihull Solutions launches New Zealand's first Out-of-Water Boat Show

Following the overwhelming success of Multihull Solution's Out-of-Water Boat Show on the Gold Coast, the company will replicate the facility at its New Zealand Sales Centre in late 2019.

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Barry 2019-06-21

AUCKLAND DROPS DAILY ANCHORAGE FEE

Auckland Council has dropped a proposed daily anchoring fee which would have seen superyachts and other foreign-flagged vessels of over 40m billed for each time they anchored within Auckland’s navigable waters.

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Barry 2019-06-21

SPORTS MARINE TO DISTRIBUTE PRINCESS YACHTS

Christchurch-based boat dealership Sports Marine Limited has secured the exclusive distribution of Princess Yachts for the first time into the New Zealand market.

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Barry 2019-06-21

COX CXO300 GETTING CLOSER

Diesel outboard manufacturer Cox Powertrain has announced that production of its much-anticipated CXO300 will commence in October.

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Barry 2019-06-14

Horizon FD77 At SCIBS

The brand-new Horizon FD77 Skyline motor yacht debuted at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS), alongside two ever-popular Horizon E75, a fully refurbished E73 motor yachts and the new RP110 - the largest Horizon yacht to hit Australian shores.

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Barry 2019-06-14

RIVIERA PLATINUM SERIES

Riviera launched its new Platinum Edition Sport Yachts at last week's SCIBS 2019. The Platinum Edition 4800, 5400 and 6000 Sport Yachts are superb examples of pure elegance and exceptional luxury.

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Barry 2019-06-14

QUINTREX RELEASE THE FISHABOUT PRO

Quintrex has announced the release of the Quintrex Fishabout Pro. The Fishabout Pro is offered in three sizes, the 430, 450 and 470 each has a max capacity of 5 people and horse power ratings of 60hp, 60hp and 75hp respectively.

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Barry 2019-06-14

ELECTRIC PWC FROM NIKOLA

The Nikola Motor Company has previously brought us battery-electric cargo trucks and off-road vehicles has announced that another e-vehicle will be joining its lineup – the WAV personal watercraft.

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Barry 2019-06-07

FLEET-HYDROL

With the ambition of taking Australian-made ingenuity to the world, Stella Marine has purchased the IP and patents on the Fleet-Hydrol range of hydraulic swim platform supports.

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Barry 2019-06-07

RIVIERA ANNOUNCES NEW 64 SPORTS MOTOR YACHT

Riviera broke the mould with the release of its 68 and 72 Sports Motor Yacht models in 2017 and ’18 respectively, and it is set to do so again with another graceful addition to this growing Collection.

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Barry 2019-06-07

JUTSON MULTI-FUNCTION CATAMARAN

A bespoke powercat for British Columbia’s world famous Nimmo Bay Resort, this Scott Jutson designed 11.2m x 4.0m boat represents years of synthesis to find the ideal multi mission platform for the resort.

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Barry 2019-06-07

VOLVO PENTA INTRODUCES NEXT GENERATION D4 & D6

With over 100,000 units produced, the Volvo Penta D4 and D6 marine propulsion packages get a comprehensive helm-to-prop update, delivering more power and reliability, while operating costs are cut by a third.

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Barry 2019-05-31

NIMBUS COMMUTER 9 ARRIVES IN NZ

The Nimbus C9 part of the new Nimbus 9-series had its first public showing in New Zealand and the Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show and attracted a lot of attention.

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Barry 2019-05-31

2018 US Boat Sales Highest in a Decade

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) reports that new powerboat sales for 2018 increased 4% over the previous year to 276,000 units, the highest level in 11 years.

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Barry 2019-05-31

STEBER SCORES MAJOR MARINE EXPORT AWARD

Steber International's strong export performance has been acknowledged with an important award win at the annual Australian Superyacht Marine Export Conference.

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Barry 2019-05-31

BOAT SHOW'S GRAND PRIZE GOES SOUTH

Eden Waddington, a 32-year-old from Christchurch who was visiting the Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show for the first time, is now the proud owner of the show's Surtees/Yamaha Grand Prize.

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Barry 2019-05-24

FOCUS POWER 33

At Yesterday Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) saw the global debut of the Steyr Motors powered Focus Power 33 presented by Swan Super Lines.

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Barry 2019-05-24

CLIPPER DEBUT TWO NEW HUDSON BAYS AT SCIBS 2019

Clipper Motor Yachts will be revealing, not one but two never seen before Hudson Bay semi-displacement yachts at Sanctuary Cove Boat Show (SCIBS) 2019 this weekend.

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Barry 2019-05-24

STEJCRAFT PARTNERS WITH AUSSIE BOAT SALES IN VICTORIA!

Aussie Boat Sales and Stejcraft have teamed up in Victoria ready for a Melbourne Boat Show debut in mid-June.

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Barry 2019-05-24

HAMILTONJET SECURE MULTI-YEAR PROJECT WITH TAIWANESE COAST GUARD

HamiltonJet has recently signed a multi-year, multi-boat project to supply jets to the Taiwan Coast Guard for new coastal patrol vessels.

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Barry 2019-05-17

HamiltonJet 470 Sportsman

After two years of researching, designing and building the all new 470 Sportsman HamiltonJet NZ has finally delivered a jet boat that departs from its traditional ‘river-only’ application and looks set to challenge the ski and lake market as well. Article by Colin McCall

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Barry 2019-05-17

HUTCHWILCO NZ SHOW HAS A POSITIVE START

The opening day of the Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show saw a steady flow of visitors most of the day and from reports quite a number of boat sales were made. Thanks to everyone who came and stopped by our stand in Hall 2 and entered our $8000 subscription prize. Also appreciated the feedback about the magazine and what you like or don’t like to read.

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Barry 2019-05-17

KIWI MARKET IN POSITIVE MOOD

"The New Zealand marine market at present is very steady, following three good years of growth and generally the industry is in an excellent position", says Peter Busfield, Executive Director of NZ Marine.

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Barry 2019-05-17

Horizon Yachts’s Bold Display at SCIBS 2019

Horizon Yachts is preparing to make a bold statement at the signature yacht show for the Australian market.

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Barry 2019-05-17

AMPHIBIOUS MCLAY DEBUTS AT SHOW

McLay Boats have taken the amphibious boat concept to a whole new level with the release of their 741 Raptor which has made its debut at Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show, which started yesterday and runs through till Sunday evening.

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Barry 2019-05-10

CELEBRATING A SUPER NEW ERA

Superyachts, pyrotechnics, superbikes, the Gold Coast Mayor, Tom Tate and many others combined to commemorate the unveiling of Stage 1 of Australia’s newest, and largest superyacht marina and shipyard, last week.

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Barry 2019-05-10

Horizon Yachts RP110

Built for two clients who share a unique Horizon yacht ownership story, the two RP110 Superyachts will be delivered to opposite continents.

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Barry 2019-05-10

LONGREEF YACHTS 60 SX DEBUT AT SCIBS

The newest entrant to the Australian luxury boat market, Longreef Yachts, will display its new 60 SX Flybridge at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show in May.

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Barry 2019-05-10

NZ’s Premier Boat Show in great shape 64 years on!

The Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show, New Zealand’s longest running, largest and most popular boat show is about to be held, in the same venue, for its 64th consecutive year!

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Barry 2019-05-03

Better control for tiller-steered vessels

Ultraflex’s new ZTF Tiller systems make it easier and more comfortable to drive tiller-steered boats powered by modern 4-stroke outboards.

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Barry 2019-05-03

Newport 460

The all new Newport 460, a home-grown cruiser from Australia will premiere at SCIBS 2019.

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Barry 2019-05-03

WAIKAWA MARINA TO GET AN ADDITIONAL BERTHS

A 252-berth extension to Waikawa Marina on New Zealand’s South Island has received approval from the Port Marlborough Board.

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Barry 2019-05-03

New Fusion RA670 Marine Stereo

Fusion continues to build on the innovation and successes of the award-winning Apollo Series. The new Apollo RA670 will deliver powerful technology to a wider market in a new premium form factor.

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Barry 2019-05-03

TRISTRAM MARINE EXPO

Numbers through Tristram Marine’s successful in-house Marine Expo have continued to soar over the past seven years.

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Barry 2019-04-18

LATEST ELITE LAUNCHED

At 13.2m Virago is the 70th custom Elite to be launched and is Scott Lane Boat builders 11th Elite.

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Barry 2019-04-18

ILIAD CATAMARANS HAVE ARRIVED.

The 2019 launch of Iliad Catamarans, an exciting new line of power catamarans, heralds a revolutionary new chapter in the multihull industry.

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Barry 2019-04-18

OCEAN ALEXANDER 88 SKYLOUNGE

Drawing on the successful attributes of the Ocean Alexander 85, the 40th Anniversary special limited-edition Ocean Alexander 88 Skylounge is heading to Australian shores in time for the 2019 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show.

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Barry 2019-04-18

HUTCHWILCO NZ BOAT SHOW COUNTDOWN

This year’s Hutchwilco NZ Boat Show will see plenty of new alloy boat boats, from b oth existing and new builders.

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Barry 2019-04-12

NEW PRODUCTS TO DEBUT AT HUTCHWILCO NZ BOAT SHOW

A wide range of exciting new products are set to debut at this year’s Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show at the ASB Showgrounds in Auckland on May 16-19.

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Barry 2019-04-12

MULTIHULL BOAT SHOW DRAWS HUGE CROWDS

Multihull Solutions’ 2019 Gold Coast Boat Show on the Gold Coast held in late March was a huge success.

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Barry 2019-04-12

NZ’S BIGGEST BOAT DEALER ADDS AUSTRALIA’S BIGGEST BOAT BRAND

Family Boats, New Zealand’s largest trailerboat dealer has added the Australian Quintrex brand to their portfolio.

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Barry 2019-04-12

AZIMUT ATTRACTS KIWI BUYERS

Pinnacle Marine, New Zealand agents for Azimut have announced the sale of two new boats to Kiwi buyers.

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Barry 2019-04-05

WHITEHAVEN HARBOUR CLASSIC 40

The Whitehaven Harbour Classic 40 has been described as both revolutionary and retro with the elegance and ease of a bygone era. Barry Thompson went to Sydney to experience this 40ft dayboat.

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Barry 2019-04-05

SEALEGS SETS MULTIPLESEALEGS SETS MULTIPLE RECORD

Twenty seven Sealegs craft landed last week on Langkawi Island, Malaysia, setting two records in the process.

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Barry 2019-04-05

KING TIDE SALT FLY NEW GUIDE BOAT

After several years of planning, designing and building, Lucas Allen is now driving his dream boat.

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Barry 2019-04-05

RIVIERA WORLD PREMIERES AT SCIBS

Riviera will present four spectacular World Premieres at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show from May 23 to 26.

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Barry 2019-03-29

King Tide Salt Fly Guide Boat

After several years of planning, designing and building, Lucas Allen is now driving his dream guide boat for his Tauranga based company King Tide Salt Fly.

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Barry 2019-03-29

KIWIS LAP UP COASTGUARD LIFEJACKET UPGRADE

Thousands of Kiwis around the country are sporting much safer lifejackets thanks to a Coastguard water safety campaign.

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Barry 2019-03-29

MARITIMO X50 REACHES MILESTONE AHEAD OF SCIBS WORLD PREMIERE

Excitement is building in the lead up to the 2019 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show as Maritimo enter the production phase of the highly anticipated X50 sport yacht at its new state of the art Gold Coast based manufacturing facility.

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Barry 2019-03-29

KIWI CHASING US1

Kiwi offshore racer Wayne Valder is returning to the USA to have another crack at taking out the US1 offshore title.

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Barry 2019-03-22

VALKYRIE

At 229m Valkyrie would be world's biggest mega yacht if it ever gets built. From the design board of South Korean designer, Chulhun Park, this is one incredible vessel.

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Barry 2019-03-22

TWIN DISC PACIFIC EXPANDS TO ‘EXPERIENCE CENTRE’

A buoyant local market and high demand for products and services have motivated Twin Disc Pacific to commit considerable investment in the opening of a dedicated Gold Coast facility at The Boat Works, Coomera.

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Barry 2019-03-22

DREDGING OF COOMERA RIVER A BUSINESS BOOM

Underlying the wave of investment in marine infrastructure on the Gold Coast is the Queensland state government’s pledge to fund the Gold Coast waterways Authority to undertake a massive and ongoing dredging program in the Coomera River.

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Barry 2019-03-22

DOUBLE, TRIPLE YOUR CONTROL WITH YAMAHA HELM MASTER

New to the market, Yamaha has announced that its ‘Helm Master’ control system will be available for New Zealand boaties.

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Barry 2018-07-12

Twin Disc is 100 years strong

Along with radar, bombsight gyroscopes and Nylon, one piece of crucial technology gave the Allies the edge in WWII and has been credited as the advance that secured victory: the Higgins boat, with Twin Disc marine transmissions.

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Barry 2019-03-15

A PELIN BUT NOT AS YOU KNOW IT

Taking a 46 year old classic runabout, that was badly decaying and ready for the tip and bringing new live and style into it, was a labour of love for over two years and more than 2000 hours for Hawkes Bay boating enthusiast, David Grace.

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Barry 2019-03-15

2019 SCIBS TICKETS NOW ON SALE

Tickets are now on sale for the 2019 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS), with a number of ticket and transport options available including free Park ‘n’ Ride from Warner Bros’ Movie World.

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Barry 2019-03-15

FOCUS POWER 33

New to Australia and New Zealand is the Focus Power 33 is a 10m cruiser with a generous 3.47m beam, designed by world-renowned naval architect Tony Castro and awarded Boat of the Year Europe in 2015.

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Barry 2019-03-15

MATT WATSON TO JOIN MASTER CLASS SEMINARS

Well known TV fishing star Matt Watson will be among a strong line-up of expert Master Class speakers at this year’s Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show at the ASB Showgrounds in Greenlane, Auckland on May 16-19.

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Barry 2019-03-08

Furuno Snapper World Cup Has a New Home for 2019

With an increased focus on sustainable fishing, the Furuno Snapper World Cup will have new homes in 2019.

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Barry 2019-03-08

CSB Huntsman Centurion

The Centurion has been released to coincide with CSB Huntsman's 25th anniversary, and it is possibly their best model yet. Barry Thompson checks out their latest creation.

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Barry 2019-03-08

Two New Azimuts Sold

Pinnacle Marine recently confirmed the sale of a new Azimut 53 Magellano and a 66 Flybridge to Kiwi clients.

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Barry 2019-03-08

Volvo Penta’s DuoProp and EVC merges with Seven Marine

In an announcement last week at their press event at the Miami International Boat Show, Tiara Sport revealed a new outboard package option on their 38 LS from Volvo Penta and Seven Marine.

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Barry 2019-02-21

LEOPARD 51PC

Leopard was an early adopter of the power catamaran concept and it's experience clearly shows in its flagship 51PC, writes Kevin Green.

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Barry 2019-02-21

Mercury release 400hp Verado

Mercury Marine is introducing an all-new 400hp Verado outboard - the most powerful Verado on the water.

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Barry 2019-02-21

Beneteau unveils its first concept foiling motor yacht

Groupe Beneteau has launched a new innovation, unveiling its concept foiling motor yacht.

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Barry 2019-02-21

Experience Twin Disc, Seakeeper And Seatorque At Scibs

Visitors to the 2019 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show will be able to get hands-on with the suite of products under the Twin Disc Pacific banner, taking to the water.

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Barry 2019-02-15

RAILBLAZA Rod Holder Extender.

If your rod holder is just out of reach, or the rod butt is hitting the deck of your kayak, then the new Railblaza Rod Holder Extender could help.

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Barry 2019-02-15

Coastguard to the Rescue

Four Coastguard vessels, Coastguard Air Patrol and other rescue assets scrambled to assist when weather turns on the Manukau Harbour.

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Barry 2019-02-15

GALEON 460 FLY/510 SKYDECK

Alexander Marine Australia will host the much-anticipated launch of Galeon Motor Yachts in May 2019, followed by the official Australian debut of the brand and two exemplary models at the 2019 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, 23 to 26 May.

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Barry 2019-02-15

Hutchwilco Pool set to make a splash at Hutchwilco NZ Boat Show

An impressive new 20-metre diameter round pool is set to be a highlight of the 2019 Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show at Auckland’s ASB Showgrounds on May 16-19.

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Barry 2019-02-08

Electric Kiwi designed and built boat goes into production

Beacon Marine say wanting to help pioneer the way for electric boating in NZ, as well as helping to minimise the effects of boating activities on the marine environment paved the way for the concept of fully New Zealand designed and built electric boats.

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Barry 2019-02-08

Lowrance Offers Free Software Upgrade For Hds Carbon

Lowrance has released a new software update for HDS Carbon displays.

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Barry 2019-02-08

Horizon Yachts Sets New Record with Single-Shot Vacuum Infusion

Horizon Yachts has once again surpassed the world record for a single-shot hull infusion.

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Barry 2019-02-08

SEALEGS SUPPORT ONETANGI BEACH RACES

Sealegs International has confirm Platinum Sponsorship for the Onetangi Beach Races, 2019.

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Barry 2019-02-01

Fusion ARX70 Ant Stero RemoteFusion ARX70 Ant Stereo Remote

Fusion, a worldwide leader in marine audio entertainment, announced this week the release of the ARX70 ANT Wireless Stereo Remote.

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Barry 2019-02-01

Fleming 78 Classic

Six decades of boatbuilding experience and a wanderlust for far-flung harbours defines the Taiwanese builder’s flagship.

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Barry 2019-02-01

Maritimo In Miami

Australian luxury motor yacht manufacturer, Maritimo, is set to have the USA debut of two of its prestige enclosed flybridge models at the upcoming Miami International Boat Show in Florida mid February.

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Barry 2019-02-01

Oceanco's 90m DAR Wins Top Honours

Dutch superyacht builder Oceanco have been awarded top honours at the 2019 Boat International Design & Innovation Awards.

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Barry 2019-02-01

Pachoud Motor Yachts Announce Two 18m Powercat Orders

1000nm @ 30 knots, using 7.5 lpnm is not a figure many designers can boast, but when it comes to the 18m Roger Hill powercat, it’s a fact!

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Barry 2019-01-25

Buccaneer 550 Enforcer.

Buccaneer have just released their second model in the Enforcer RIB range, with the 550 joining the 640 Enforcer, released 12 months ago.

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Barry 2019-01-25

Powerplay catamarans lure with luxury

Australian cruising boaties will soon have the choice of the superb, Australian-designed Powerplay brand of luxury power catamarans, now distributed exclusively by Hurricane Boats Australia based at Sanctuary Cove.

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Barry 2019-01-25

Multihull Boat Show Announced for Gold Coast

Boating enthusiasts are in for a treat on Saturday 23 March as Multihull Solutions hosts a Free Multihull Boat Show at its Gold Coast Sales Centre.

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Barry 2019-01-25

TAURANGA BOAT SHOW RETURNS

After a successful inaugural Tauranga Boat show in 2018, it looks like it’s on again for 2019.

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Barry 2019-01-18

Sports Marine wins global dealer of the year

Swedish-based Nimbus Boats has handed its most prestigious award of the year to New Zealand marine dealership Sports Marine Limited.

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Barry 2019-01-18

X Shore to launch all electric model

X Shore, a Swedish manufacturer of 100 percent electrical crafts, is leading the way in the marine industry with the market's most modern e-boats.

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Barry 2019-01-18

Recent Alloy Boat Launchings

Two of New Zealand's leading alloy boat builder s have both recently launched a couple of ultra large trailer boat.

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Barry 2019-01-18

Grady White Freedom 275 Dual Console

Grady-White was one of the first centre console builders to realise that there was a large market for a dual console, a family-oriented boat that could engage in traditional watersports activities as well as fishing.

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Barry 2018-12-14

Beneteau Flyer 10 Dayboat

This may not be for every Kiwi but it something refreshing from Beneteau. Scarcely months after the launch of the Flyer 8, the Flyer 10 will be shown at the Düsseldorf Boot and will extend the outboard range perfectly.

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Barry 2018-12-14

Maritimo Builds For The Future With New Plant

Leading Australian motor yacht manufacturer, Maritimo, is close to completing a multi million dollar expansion of its original Gold Coast plant which will 'future proof' the business and create Australia's most advanced and environmentally sensitive marine industry manufacturing facility.

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Barry 2018-12-14

Tristram Marine’s Michael Langley Awarded NZ Marine’s Dale Carnegie Scholarship

NZ Marine’s inaugural Dale Carnegie Scholarship was awarded to Michael Langley at its annual Composites Industry Training Organisation Graduation evening in December.

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Barry 2018-12-14

Hurricane the one-stop pontoon and deck boat shop

Hurricane Boats Australia are poised to become Australia’s “one stop shop” for both pontoon and deck boats with the introduction of the Sweetwater, Sanpan and Aqua Patio range.

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Barry 2018-12-07

CSB HUNTSMAN LAUNCH NEW CENTURION

CSB Huntsman launched their all new 6.4m Centurion this week and are busy getting boats built for pre Xmas orders.

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Barry 2018-12-07

PINNACLE 830

The Pinnacle 830 is the latest launching by Pinnacle Boats in Whitianga and continues their premise for of high quality custom designs.

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Barry 2018-12-07

OLD4NEW IS BACK TO SAVE LIVES THIS SUMMER

Kiwi boaties across the country will have the opportunity to check and upgrade their lifejackets thanks to Coastguard’s Old4New Lifejacket Upgrade campaign back again this summer.

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Barry 2018-12-07

Most valuable ever Surtees/Yamaha Grand Prize

Organisers of the Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show are excited to announce that the show’s 2019 Surtees/Yamaha Grand Prize will be, with a retail price over $220,000, the most valuable must-be-won prize ever offered at a boat show.

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Barry 2018-11-30

Horizon PC65

Horizon Yachts, has introduce the new Horizon PC65 (19.85m) power catamaran, which combines the design and quality of a motor yacht with the stability, efficiency, performance, and space of a catamaran.

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Barry 2018-11-30

GIBBS AMPHIBIANS TO ASSEMBLE HUMDINGA IN QATAR

Gibbs Amphibians (Gibbs) is establishing a strategic partnership with the Madaeen Al Doha Group to supply and assemble the Gibbs Humdinga.

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Barry 2018-11-30

DOCKMATE delivers wireless control of engines, thrusters & more!

Dockmate is an affordable new wireless control system that enables skippers to remotely control their engines and other controls without losing any feeling or response time.

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Barry 2018-11-30

YANMAR Launches 4LV Sterndrive

YANMAR has launched a full line-up of 4LV sterndrive marine diesel engine models to complete its highly-acclaimed 4LV series of ultra-refined common rail (CR) engines.

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Barry 2018-11-23

New Addition to Seafarer RIB Range

Seafarer Boats have added another new model to their growing fleet in the form of a 3.4m RIB.

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Barry 2018-11-23

Whitehaven Harbour Classic 40

The much-anticipated Whitehaven Harbour Classic 40s are making substantial progress, with the first hulls due to Australia before the end of summer.

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Barry 2018-11-23

Mercury 900hp gets Water Ski Team to Guinness World Record

With triple 300hp Mercury Racing outboards on the transom, the Rock Aqua Jays water ski team has established a Guinness World Record for the largest human pyramid on water skis.

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Barry 2018-11-23

New Furuno Showroom Opens in Westhaven

ENL Group has strengthened its presence in the Auckland region by opening a new Furuno focused showroom in Westhaven

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Barry 2018-11-16

New, faster, build schedule for Rayglass 3500

Those wanting to own a new Rayglass 3500 will now be able to get into their new cruiser much sooner thanks to the addition of a new manufacturing facility and increased production

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Barry 2018-11-16

Nz marine apprenticeship scheme named best in the world

At an awards evening held on Tuesday 13 November in Amsterdam, the NZ Marine and Composites Industry Training Organisation was named the best apprenticeship training programme in the world.

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Barry 2018-11-16

Auckland faces serious marina berth shortage

Auckland, is facing a serious shortage of marina berths and boat owners are really struggling to find berths with the next America’s Cup scheduled to be held in the city in 2021.

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Barry 2018-11-16

Davco expands popular Slimline range

Australian marine crane and davit specialist, Davco, has expanded their popular range of Slimline foredeck cranes to include a compact 350kg model.

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Barry 2018-11-09

Garmin and Yacht Controller Announce Integration

Yacht Controller has announced the integration of the Yacht Controller information and control panel on compatible Garmin multifunction displays (MFDs) with OneHelm functionality.

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Barry 2018-11-09

Southern XP816 & Yamaha 425 XTO

Southern Alloy Boats have been building the XP816 for a few years now and until the 425 XTO came along, the biggest power has been a single Yamaha 350hp outboard.

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Barry 2018-10-25

Maritimo City at Motor Yacht Service Centre

Clearwater Cove, Hobsonville based Motor Yacht Service Centre has become the go to place in New Zealand if you have a Maritimo. Last month the company were working on a record 12 Maritimos, from a 500 through to the very latest X60.

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Barry 2018-10-25

PALM BEACH ANNOUNCE NEW GT50

Palm Beach recently debuted the GT50 a visually elegant cruiser capable of 40-plus knots, with an economic cruise speed in the mid-30 knot range. Two versions have been announced, an Express and an Open . The focus is on lightweight, strong construction.

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Barry 2018-10-25

Raymarine’s new ClearCruise AR

Raymarine’s breakthrough new ClearCruise AR (Augmented Reality) enables skippers to make smarter, safer decisions by overlaying vital navigational and AIS information directly onto the high-definition (HD) video feed on their Axiom multi function displays (MFDs).

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Barry 2018-10-25

New Belize 66 on way to World Premiere

Riviera has announced that the new Belize 66 is now being prepared for her World Premiere at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in Florida commencing on October 31.

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Barry 2018-10-18

Kiwis Strong Presence At Mets

METSTRADE the world’s largest B2B trade exhibition for leisure marine equipment will take place in RAI Amsterdam on 13-15 November and no fewer than 15 New Zealand companies will be exhibiting.

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Barry 2018-10-18

Coastguard swamped with demand

From 15 – 28 October, Coastguard are appealing to the New Zealand public for donations to help them continue their life-saving efforts in providing professional marine and rescue services 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days of the year.

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Barry 2018-10-18

New Zealand’s first Out-of-Water Boat Show to be launched

Following the overwhelming success of Multihull Solution’s Out-of-Water Boat Show on the Gold Coast, the company is set to replicate the facility at its New Zealand Sales Centre in late 2018.

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Barry 2018-10-18

Ocean Alexander 90R World Debut

Alexander Marine Australia, the importer of Ocean Alexander yachts in Australia and New Zealand, will release their new motor yacht model, the 90R, at the upcoming Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 31 October – 4 November, 2018.

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Barry 2018-10-11

Naiad 10m - Yamaha XTO 425hp

Naiad's West Australian builder Kirby Marine launched the first boat in Australia to be fitted with the new Yamaha XTO 425hp outboards. In fact a pair of them!

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Barry 2018-10-11

Mazu Integrated with Raymarine Axiom

Mazu, has announced its integration with the latest Raymarine Axiom series multifunction displays. This powerful partnership allows boaters access to mazu directly through LightHouse Apps.

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Barry 2018-10-11

Record Auckland Boat Show Sales For Maritimo

Australia's luxury motor yacht manufacturer, Maritimo, continues to ride a wave of success with a successful Auckland On Water Boat Show.

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Barry 2018-10-11

Valder Leasing Skater To Run As Pro Floors Racing In Key West

The 2018 US offshore powerboat racing season storyline continues to delivers plenty of twists and turns.

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Barry 2018-10-04

The First Foiling RIB

The flying RIB, an innovation by French company SEAir brings foil technology into the inflatable boat market.

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Barry 2018-10-04

Volvo Penta control system for wakesurfing and water sports

Volvo Penta has unveiled a new water sport control system designed to create a unique user experience for wakesurfing, wakeboarding and waterskiing enthusiasts.

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Barry 2018-10-04

Fusion Apollo RA770 wins NMMA innovation award at IBEX

Fusion, a worldwide leader in marine audio entertainment, has been awarded the NMMA Innovation Award in the Entertainment category for the Apollo RA770 marine entertainment system

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Barry 2018-10-04

Sealegs Release Electric E4

Sealegs, a world leader in amphibious vehicles has released their all-new Sealegs Electric E4.

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Barry 2018-09-27

Oceanmax Unveils New Product for Underwater Lights

Marine coatings company Oceanmax launched its new product, Lightspeed, at the Auckland on Water Boat Show.

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Barry 2018-09-27

Trio of New Kiwi Sport Cruiser designs

New Zealand designers, Scott Robson, Bill Upfold and Dean Salthouse have all recently launched new sports sedan designs. Read More.

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Barry 2018-09-27

New Integrity SX range focuses on family appeal

Integrity Motor Yachts has announced a new line to be added to its established range of intrepid trawler-style motor yachts.

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Barry 2018-09-27

Suzuki Releases New DF175A and DF150A

Suzuki Motor Corporation has unveiled all-new large outboard motors DF175A and DF150A outboards for 2019.

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Barry 2018-09-20

Busy Times at Smuggler Marine

Smuggler Marine has recently delivered an impressive 9m RIB powered by a pair of Evinrude ETEC 250s.

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Barry 2018-09-20

Kawasaki & Sea Doo Release Their Ultimate Fishing Skis

With the popularity of PWC fishing, two of the world leaders in PWCs, Kawasaki and Sea Doo have simultaneously released dedicated fishing models.

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Barry 2018-09-20

World's Biggest Outboards At Auckland Boat Show

Power & Marine Ltd recently unveiled the largest and most powerful outboard on the planet at the recent Hutchwilco Boat Show. Well, now you can get to see them on the water.

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Barry 2018-09-20

Honda Marine at OTWBS

Due to the overwhelming success of the Honda Marine Free Rigging Kit promotion run during last years On the Water Boat Show, Honda Marine will again be offering FREE Rigging Kits on all BF80 - BF250 outboards sold during the show and the following weeks.

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Barry 2018-09-13

New Models available from Catamaran International

Auckland based Catamaran International is well underway with a new 19.95m long range cruiser.

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Barry 2018-09-13

First AT43 Getting Closer

Alan Tongs Boatbuilders recently popped the first AT43 hull out of the mould, a new production model designed by Elite Marine.

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Barry 2018-09-13

Take a spin on a Hurricane

Hurricane Boats will be primed and ready to rip during the inaugural Sanctuary Cove Car Festival, Sunday 30 September from 9 am to 3 pm.

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Barry 2018-09-13

Club Marine Perth International Boat Show

The Club Marine Perth International Boat Show enjoyed a highly successful launch in 2017 and is the biggest boating event held in Western Australia. The 2018 show (21st - 24th September) looks like being even bigger.

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Barry 2018-09-13

Seafarer take Hot Air welding to a New level

After having built a custom-made hot air welder, Seafarer Inflatables have developed hot air welding to a whole new level.

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Barry 2018-09-06

Ribco Venom 44

Launched in Australia at the Sydney International Boat Show, the new range of Ribco luxury RIBs were undoubtedly one of the head turners on the marina.

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Barry 2018-09-06

Racing champ rapt by Hurricane

Dick Johnson is a motor racing legend, with an appetite for speed and performance since 1967 when he burst onto the track. Recently he purchased a Hurricane Fundeck 236 deck boat.

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Barry 2018-09-06

Horizon Yachts Adds new FD77

Following the tremendous success of Horizon Yachts' Fast Displacement series the yard and designer Cor D. Rover have once again partnered to collaborate on a new design, the FD77 Skyline.

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Barry 2018-09-06

THE FIRST FOILING RIB

The flying RIB, an innovation by French company SEAir brings foil technology into the inflatable boat market.

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Barry 2018-08-23

Auckland On Water Boat Show Returns Home

After 20 years the Auckland On Water Boat Show is returning to its roots, with the 2019 show to be held at the Viaduct Basin and Te Wero Island.

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Barry 2018-08-23

Yamaha Announces 2019 Waverunner Range

Yamaha Motor New Zealand has announced the release of their 2019 WaveRunner line-up, which sees exciting new model additions, existing model upgrades, and new colour and styling options.

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Barry 2018-08-23

Akzonobel International Repaint Bluebird

The restoration of British speedboat racer Donald Campbell's Bluebird, a record-breaking hydroplane, has been ongoing since the wreckage of the vessel was recovered in 2001 - however it was only when the iconic blue paint was applied that the famous Bluebird really came back to life.

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Barry 2018-08-16

NEW HAINES HUNTER DEALER

Located in Seaview, Lower Hutt, Red Hot Marine has been appointment as a Haines Hunter dealer.

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Barry 2018-08-16

BIGGEST SEALEGS EVER

Building the world’s biggest Eco Tourism Sealegs was didn’t happen overnight, in fact the process started 10 years ago. Rob Kirby, Managing Director of Kirby Marine explains how it all happened.

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Barry 2018-08-16

Multihull Solutions celebrates SIBS sales records

Multihull Solutions has celebrated its tenth anniversary by achieving record sales at the 2018 Sydney International Boat Show.

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Barry 2018-08-16

Fairline Yachts unveils F-Line 33

British luxury boat builder, Fairline Yachts, has released new images of its brand new 33ft express cruiser, the F-Line 33.

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Barry 2018-08-09

HORIZON EMBRACES NEW ERA

John Lu, President of Horizon and Horizon Group CEO, has announced that his company Horizon Group has taken over Horizon Motor Yachts restructured them in line with the business globally.

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Barry 2018-08-09

DNA RELEASE NEW 7.3 HARDTOP

Designed as an offshore fishing platform with weekending capabilities, the new DNA 7.3 hardtop retains all the best attributes of similar models in the range.

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Barry 2018-08-09

2018 SIBS CLOSES ON HIGH NOTE

The Sydney International Boat Show for 2018 has closed, with industry participants feeling positive and buoyant about the event, following some apprehension in 2017 when entering a new facility.

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Barry 2018-08-09

AKZONOBEL INTERNATIONAL REPAINT BLUEBIRD

The restoration of British speedboat racer Donald Campbell's Bluebird, a record-breaking hydroplane, has been ongoing since the wreckage of the vessel was recovered in 2001 - however it was only when the iconic blue paint was applied that the famous Bluebird really came back to life.

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Barry 2018-08-09

Beneteau Antares 9

The Antares outboard series exemplifies all of Bénéteau's forty years' accumulated experience, with the Antares 9m being one of their most excellent examples.

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Barry 2018-08-02

NYALIC COATS NEW POLICE VESSEL

Dunedin based Nyalic NZ recently coated their clear coat protection both inside and out of the latest 16m high speed Police catamaran, Stewart Kerlin. Built by Norman R. Wright & Sons in Brisbane, she is powered by triple Hamilton Jets through MTU engines.

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Barry 2018-08-02

Lowrance Announces Price Drops On Elite-ti

Lowrance has just announced a price drop across its Elite Ti range of multifunction displays. The new recommended retail prices incorporate savings of 20% off the previous RRPs, with dollar savings up to $760 NZD.

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Barry 2018-08-02

Plenty to see at SIBS

The 51st edition of the Sydney International Boat Show (SIBS), looks to exceed last year’s record of 63,000 visitors after a great start yesterday. With over 200 exhibitors showing in excess of 800 boats, it is Australasia’s biggest boat show.

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Barry 2018-08-02

Busy Times at Smuggler Marine

Smuggler Marine have recently delivered a Strata 550 RIB to the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, to be used in their sailing programme as a support tender, plus are nearing the end of a build of two Strata 650 tenders

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Barry 2018-07-27

AMW wins Raymarine Dealer of the Year

Australian Marine Wholesale was announced Raymarine’s National Sales and Service Dealer of the Year for 2017 at the recent Raymarine Dealer Training event held in Sydney last month.

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Barry 2018-07-27

DAVID LOCKWOOD MARINA AT SIBS

Organiser of the Sydney International Boat Show, the Boating Industry Association Ltd (BIA), has announced the naming of the marina at this year’s Sydney International Boat Show as the “David Lockwood Marina” in memory of the journalist whose work contributed significantly to recreational boating in Australia.

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Barry 2018-07-27

Boat of the Week Whitehaven 6000 Flybridge Defining custom design

Spacious, gracious and entirely unique, the latest addition to the Whitehaven fleet, the Whitehaven 6000 Flybridge “La Robelle” will be on show at the 2018 Sydney International Boat Show, 2 to 6 August.

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Barry 2018-07-19

Suzuki New Zealand To Take Over Suzuki Marine Distribution

From September 1, Suzuki New Zealand Limited will once again be the distributors of Suzuki marine engines.

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Barry 2018-07-19

High-powered OXE Diesel now available

Power Equipment is now able to offer commercial and recreational users in Australia and New Zealand the OXE 150hp & 200hp diesel outboards, with the first engines arriving in the country later this year.

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Barry 2018-07-19

New showroom for Ultra Marine

Ultra Marine Products has opened a brand-new showroom at The Boat Works, Coomera and with it has introduced some new products to their extensive range.

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Barry 2018-07-19

Hurricane Fun Deck 196

Looking for a party boat that’s also versatile enough to tow watertoys and fish from, then you need to check out the Hurricane Fun Deck 196, the newest deck boat brand to come down under. Barry Thompson went to the Gold Coast to check out the first arrival.

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Barry 2018-07-12

NEW FISHMASTER T-TOPS

BLA has added Fishmaster T-Tops and accessories to their stable of world renowned brands.

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Barry 2018-07-12

CHASING THE WAKE OF SUCCESS

Stressfree Marine have just launched their latest winch incarnation they call the Wakechaser. A remote-controlled winch for on-the-water rope adjustments in seconds, this revolutionary new product is ideal for both professional and recreational wakeboarders, water-skiers and water sport enthusiasts.

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Barry 2018-07-12

Smuggler Strata 820 Hardtop

While the RIB market is saturated with centre consoles, the same cannot be said for cabin boats, or to be more precise hardtop cabin RIBs. There a scant few and from what I have seen, it's the Kiwis that do it best.

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Barry 2018-06-28

NEW ELECTRIC SPEED RECORD

Jaguar Vector Racing have broken the outright world and national electric speed records in a battery-powered boat. The unique Jaguar Vector V20E recorded an average speed of 88.61mph across the two legs of the famous 1km course on Coniston Water, England.

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Barry 2018-06-28

MAVERICK MARINE SIGN JOINT VENTURE

Kiwi Power cat specialist Maverick Marine has joined forces with fellow Wellington-based company Fraser Fire & Rescue to manufacture its growing range of aluminium catamarans.

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Barry 2018-06-28

SIBS RETURNS TO ICC SYDNEY

The Sydney International Boat Show returns to the International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney and Cockle Bay from the 2nd until the 6th of August 2018. The show, being the largest recreational boat show in the southern hemisphere, fills the entire exhibition space available at the ICC, as well as the show’s purpose-built marina on Cockle Bay.

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Barry 2018-06-28

RIVERGATE AWARDED FOR SUB PROJECT

Recognising the ingenuity and technical prowess of the team at Aus Ships Group and Rivergate Marina & Shipyard, the 2018 Business of the Year (Manufacturer) was presented to Rivergate Director of International Business, Steven Fisher, Rivergate General Manager Andrew Cannon and Aus Ships Group Director, Tommy Ericson at the 2018 Australian Marine Industry Awards, recently at the InterContinental Sanctuary Cove.

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Barry 2018-06-21

NEW RULES MAKE SOME BOAT PAINT ILLEGAL TO IMPORT

Some anti-fouling paints can no longer be imported or manufactured in New Zealand after the Environmental Protection Authority determined they are too toxic to marine life.

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Barry 2018-06-21

NEW SERVICE CENTRE FOR TRISTRAM MARINE

Tristram Marine is expanding with development now well underway for a brand new world-class Service Centre to further build on the company’s exemplary aftersales support & customer experience.

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Barry 2018-06-21

SLIDING ANCHOR FROM SAVWINCH

Savwinch has introduced a new sliding ring anchor. Available in multiple sizes in either stainless steel or galvanised, the new slider anchor range prevents your anchor from getting caught.

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Barry 2018-06-21

VOLVO PENTA REVEALS ADVANCED SELF-DOCKING SOLUTION

The Gothenburg, Sweden, stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race was the scene for the unveiling of Volvo Penta’s new self-docking system. In a live demonstration, a 68 ft yacht fitted with the technology manoeuvered itself into the tightest of spaces between two of the Volvo Ocean Race 65 racing yachts.

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Barry 2018-06-15

20 years on the water!

This year the Auckland On Water Boat Show celebrates its twentieth anniversary. Held at Auckland's Viaduct Harbour Thursday, September 27 until Sunday, September 30, 2018, New Zealand's premier marine showcase promises more of everything this year.

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Barry 2018-06-15

Riviera 395 SUV - Sporty and Adventurous.

Australia's most awarded luxury motor yacht builder, Riviera, has released their first new under-40-foot model in nearly a decade, the sporty and adventurous 395 SUV.

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Barry 2018-06-15

Revolutionary New Greenline

Greenline has launched their first under 10 m day cruiser with the ability to choose from a standard twin outboard and a full electric drive.

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Barry 2018-06-15

Tino 450YC combines alloy & GRP

The 450YC is the first plate aluminium hull and fibreglass topside boat from Tauranga based Tino Marine. This design coupled with their propriety foam fill and puncture proof SBM pontoons make the ultimate combination of durability and performance with no compromise.

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Barry 2018-06-03

Pacific PowerBoat Diesel Speed Record Broken After 21 Years

After a 21 year hiatus, the Pacific PowerBoat Magazine New Zealand Diesel Speed Record has finally been broken. Dave Donaldson driving T2, a Nick de Waal designed power cat raised the record to a staggering 45.6 knots.

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Barry 2018-06-03

Alloy boats galore at Auckland On Water Boat Show

Celebrating its twentieth anniversary, this year's Auckland On Water Boat Show, Septem-ber 27-30 at the Viaduct Harbour and Events Centre, promises more alloy boats than ever before.

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Barry 2018-06-07

MARITIMO SALES ECLIPSE PRE - GFC RECORD LEVELS

Luxury motor yacht manufacturer, Maritimo, has had its most successful boat show in a decade at this weekend's Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show with sales in excess of its all time record of $37 million prior to the GFC.

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Barry 2018-06-03

Kiwi Trailer Boat Breaks with Tradition

Kiwi designers Matt Gibson and Andrew Copson have come up with an exciting new en-trant into the composite trailer boat market, they call the nu.seaera 24HT. While still in the concept stages and awaiting its first owner, the nu.seaera 24HT is aimed at the family boating market.

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