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How to use a boat ramp correctly

Editor Barry Thompson looks at ramp launching.  What is the correct procedure? Where are you going wrong? How can you avoid that dreaded ramp rage?! We explain it all, right here: Ramp

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The Maclay 651 Crossover

We reviewed the Maclay 651 Crossover on the stunning Lake Wakatipu, in Queenstown. This boat combines aspects of a family friendly fishing boat, with the safety of a pontoon boat. See

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Ahoy There Captain!

Boating is a hugely relaxing pastime and as such we shouldn’t allow many things out there on the water to annoy us. I don’t easily get annoyed and even smile

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Breaking New Ground

Making its debut at the 2016 Miami International Boat Show, the Ocean Alexander 70 Evolution motor yacht brings a new look to the company’s line and is the first Ocean

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Amphibious Fishing Machine

Kiwi boat builder, Sealegs International has released its newest amphibious craft, the 7.7m Sport D-Tube. Designed and built in-house by Sealegs, the new 7.7m Sport D-Tube joins the company’s popular

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Improving With Age

The Cruiser Hardtop 701 Gen2 is the latest addition to the growing line-up in the Cruiser Series for McLay Boats. Barry Thompson went to the picturesque Lake Wakatipu to check

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Cruising the Greek Aegean Sea

In southern Greece with Envoy moored stern-to a causeway linking Monemvasia Island to the mainland village of Yefira, we enjoy exploring the village and its small taverna-lined fishing boat harbour

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The Powerplay 56 Powercat

Fiji-bound cat cleverly combines innovative custom interior with powerful proven hull shape. Mike Rose checked out this ocean capable powercat. Townsville-based designer James Dewing has been creating innovative, good-looking, ocean-capable

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Grady-White Journey 258

Stuart Arnold, a man who speaks with a distinctive English accent, has taken an American icon, Kiwi-fied it and created something very special. Or, as the young kid on the

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AIS Collision Avoidance Technology

An AIS transponder helps you to see and be seen in all weather conditions, automatically identifying vessels in your area. But what is AIS and why should you consider installing

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Wild Waters

Deranged dogtooth tuna and monstrous Maori wrasse are just some of the prey that lurk in the uncharted waters of remote eastern PNG. By Al McGlashan I couldn’t believe it – I

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Riviera 4800 Sport Yacht

The 4800 Sport Yacht is the latest in the ever improving Riviera Sport Yacht Series. Barry Thompson was so impressed with the 5400 Sport Yacht, that he went to the

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