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Sealegs-powered Smuggler boat debuts at Auckland On Water Boat Show
By Kate Gordon, Auckland ,
8:24 PM Mon 17 Sep 2012
The Auckland On Water Boat Show features a world-first with the public debut of an entirely new high tech New Zealand-built vessel, the Smuggler Strata 770 powered by Sealegs technology.
Smuggler Marine has wheeled in Sealegs technology to give amphibious capability to its flagship rigid-inflatable boat (RIB), the Smuggler Strata 770, and the new boat makes its public debut at the Auckland On W ...[more]
Steinlager II and Lion New Zealand star at Auckland On Water Boat Show
By New Zealand Marine Industry Association,
9:43 AM Thu 13 Sep 2012
Two of Sir Peter Blake's most famous yachts, Steinlager II and Lion New Zealand, will feature at this year’s Auckland On Water Boat Show which runs from 27 to 30 September in Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour. With a huge variety of boats of all sizes on the water and on land around the Viaduct Events Centre, Steinlager II and Lion New Zealand will be key attractions ...[more]
Within reach of Auckland? - plan your visit to the On Water Boat Show
By Sail-World ., Auckland ,
11:16 PM Tue 11 Sep 2012
If you're anywhere within reach of Auckland by the 27th September, here's some early information about the Auckland on Water Boat Show. You can start their visit before arriving, with all exhibitor locations labeled on this downloadable site map ...[more]
All go for the 2012 Auckland On Water Boat Show!
By Auckland On The Water Boat Show,
2:09 PM Thu 30 Aug 2012
welcome to this news update about the 2012 Auckland On Water Boat Show, which takes place from Thursday 27 to Sunday 30 September.
This year you'll be able to see a wide variety of boats on and off the water and speak with over 200 exhibitors who will fill the Viaduct Events Centre and three further pavilions with a vast array of marine products and services. ...[more]
September’s Auckland On Water Boat Show perfect for boating fans
By Marine NZ,
11:03 AM Thu 23 Aug 2012
The late September running of the Auckland On Water Boat Show offers a perfect lead-in to summer boating activities for boating enthusiasts of all persuasions. ...[more]
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ's new chase cat arrives
7:53 PM Thu 12 Jul 2012
Emirates Team NZ's new cat arrived at the base today ...... the chase cat that is!
Curly Salthouse and team designer Pete Melvin worked on the concept and design of the 45 ft cat which is capable of speeds of over 50 knots if required. the chase boat also has the pulling capability to right and AC72 if required - hopefully not. ...[more]
Battle to get oil off stricken ship appears lost before it starts
By Richard Gladwell,
3:35 PM Sun 9 Oct 2011
At the media conference on mid-Sunday afternoon, those involved with the yet to start oil pumping exercise off the Rena, said the exercise would take 40 hours. That would seem to be too late by at least hours to beat the rising winds and seas expected to hit the stricken ship from midnight. ...[more]
Predicted heavy winds could trigger container ship breakup
By Richard Gladwell,
8:08 PM Sat 8 Oct 2011
Strong onshore winds are expected on Tuesday and Wednesday on the Bay of Plenty coast where the container ship Rena lies stuck on Astrolabe Reef.
At today's media conference several speakers alluded stronger winds being expected on Monday, but did not elaborate, instead pushing the line that oil recovery could start late Sunday (NZT) and could be completed before winds increase. ...[more]
Time running out fast for oil recovery from stricken ship on NZ reef
By Richard Gladwell,
12:02 PM Fri 7 Oct 2011
The spell of fortuitous weather that has blessed salvage recovery operations at the Astrolabe Reef are expected to end around midday Sunday, when the offshore wind swings to the east. According to a wind prognosis from America's Cup winning software from Predictwind.com, the winds will change around noon on Sunday and will swing east. The wind change will produce much bigger waves ...[more]
Lancer - at the forefront of inflatable boat construction for 39 years
By Lancer Media and Sail-World,
8:30 PM Sun 22 May 2011
Lancer has developed an enviable reputation over the past 39 years for supplying inflatable boats and structures around the world - while also manufacturing a wide range of recreational inflatable boats Lancer's strength lies in its ability to make specialized inflatable products for commercial or industrial application. ...[more]
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