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Vodafone sponsors New Zealand’s fastest trimaran, the 60’ ORMA.

August 20, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

When the TeamVodafoneSailing trimaran, a 60ft ORMA, hits the water in August it will be the fastest sailboat in New Zealand, and one of the fastest in the world. The TeamVodafoneSailing trimaran measures 18m (60 foot), and is as wide as it is long, capable of sustaining speeds of 40 knots – more than 74 kilometres per hour. ... read full story

Changing times for Integrated Marine Group, New Zealand

August 19, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

August was a very busy month for Integrated Marine Group of New Zealand. Not only are they now operating from a new office, they also have a new manager for their Yacht Support and Crew Placement division. ... read full story

Des Brennan to leave Yachting New Zealand

August 18, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Des Brennan, the current Chief Executive at Yachting New Zealand has announced recently, that he will be leaving his position. He was offer a job as the Marketing Director at New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, offering him new and exciting challenges in the future. ... read full story

Urban Voyage Studios for 3D superyacht solutions

August 18, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Urban Voyage is a New Zealand based design company offering 3D solutions to a wide range of businesses, including those involved with superyachts and yachting in general. ... read full story

Kiwi engineers design innovative superyacht heli-deck

August 17, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Kiwi Engineers from the internationally renowned General Marine Services company have created an innovative and stylish new heli-deck for helicopter landings on a visiting superyacht. The Westhaven, New Zealand, based specialist marine engineering company was asked to help transform the superyacht’s existing heli-deck into one that could also double as an outdoor entertaining area or “party... ... read full story

Latest satellite technology on board of the VELUX 5 OCEANS race yachts

August 17, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

State-of-the-art on board communication support package will be installed on each yacht for the 2010/2011 VELUX 5 OCEANS race. Every yacht will have the latest satellite broadband equipment with a given airtime provision per team as well as the latest camera set-up, to make sure there will be no action missed during this exhausting and challenging race. ... read full story

New superyacht heli-pad design from General Marine Services

August 17, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

New and modern heli- deck for a superyacht has been designed by the renowned New Zealand company General Marine Services. ... read full story

Alloy Sailing Yacht VERTIGO designed by Philippe Briand

August 13, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

67 metre (220ft) Sailing Yacht Vertigo, previously known as yacht AY41, is wonderful and unique yacht design by Philippe Briand, currently under construction at Alloy Yachts in New Zealand. Yacht Vertigo is the largest yacht ever built by Alloy Yachts as well as the largest designed by the designer. Her extensive construction is overseen by the Australian project manager Andrew Senn. She will be launched in December 2010. ... read full story

Luxury Super Yacht GALAXY charter destinations

August 13, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Luxurious Benetti charter superyacht GALAXY will be available at a selection of amazing charter destination this 2010/2011 winter season. The destinations include Maldives in the Indian Ocean, following which she will be heading towards the Pacific Ocean's Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tahiti. ... read full story

New Images of the Alloy World Explorer AY44 Yacht

August 13, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

New renderings, images about the AY44 World Explorer Motoryacht, that started construction a few weeks ago at the New Zealand shipyard Alloy Yachts. ... read full story

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