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Dropping anchor in Auckland waters now fee-free for luxury yachts

June 11, 2019

Written by Rachael Steele

Auckland Council has dropped a proposed anchoring fee for superyachts and foreign-flagged vessels entering the Auckland area in favour of a small fee covering the vessel for a 12-month period. ... read full story

34m Sailing Yacht LIARA launched at Baltic Yachts

May 07, 2019

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Baltic Yachts have launched sailing yacht LIARA in Finland... ... read full story

Claasen Shipyard relaunches expedition sailing yacht REESLE

April 15, 2019

Written by Maria Korotaeva

Sailing yacht REESLE has been relaunched at Claasen Shipyard and soon will be on her way to the Pacific. ... read full story

Sailing yacht Lion New Zealand completes two-year refit

March 13, 2019

Written by Rachael Steele

Classic 1980s sailing yacht LION NEW ZEALAND has completed her multi-million dollar two-year refit and will undergo sea trials before being returned to service with the NZ Sailing Trust. ... read full story

Brand-New 40m South Pacific Explorer Charter Yacht THE BEAST hits water

March 11, 2019

Written by Eva Belanyiova

THE BEAST, a 40m luxury explorer yacht designed by New Zealand’s LOMOcean naval architects hit the water, ready for sea trials and final outfitting stage. With accommodation for up to 12 guests over 5 staterooms with a flexible layout, THE BEAST is promising to be a successful charter yacht, available around the various destinations of... ... read full story

New Zealand superyacht ‘The Beast’ due for delivery in March

February 11, 2019

Written by Rachael Steele

New Zealand-built luxury yacht THE BEAST is nearing completion at Foxton Beach and is due for launch later this month before joining the New Zealand and South Pacific charter market in June 2019. ... read full story

Winners announced for the New Zealand Millennium Cup 2019

February 06, 2019

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The results are in for the 11th edition of the Millennium Cup, and sailing yacht TAWERA has been crowned the winner. ... read full story

Millennium Cup, a Certified ‘Clean Regatta’  kicks off 2019 superyacht regattas in New Zealand

January 23, 2019

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The Millennium Cup will be the first superyacht regatta in 2019 and is set to take place in the beautiful Bay of Islands in New Zealand. ... read full story

In pictures: HMAS Flinders – The past life of superyacht Plan B

November 12, 2018

Written by Rachael Steele

Superyacht PLAN B is one of the most original superyachts cruising the South Pacific, beginning life as an Australian naval ship in 1973 before being converted in 2011. Now, one of the previous sailors who has worked aboard has provided photos of her original appearance for an incredible comparison of her extensive changes. ... read full story

Asia Pacific Superyacht Association a strong presence at the Monaco Yacht Show

November 12, 2018

Written by Rachael Steele

The Asia Pacific Superyacht Association promotes Asia and the South Pacific as fully-functional luxury yachting destinations, and their recent attendance and success with 'Asia Superyacht Night' at the Monaco Yacht Show has led to a similar event planned for the Singapore Yacht Show 2019. ... read full story

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