Pacific Powerboat Magazine – Sept / Oct 2014

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Sept/Oct 2014 now on sale throughout NZ and Australia!

REGULAR COLUMNS

Leading Comment
Don’t go boating without your sneakers! – Barry Thompson.

Publisher Comment
Specialist boating publications for specialist readers-Doug Dukeson

Guest Comment
Michelle Khan, Event Manager NZ Marine and CEO – Auckland On Water Boat Show, talks about why shows are an important part of the marketing mix, as well as the importance of industry bodies.

Seen & Admired
New releases and arrivals in recent months: Fyran 550 and Riviera 6000 Sport Yacht.

Waterline
Boat Show wrap up from SIBS, new boats from Finlay, Enduro, Nordhavn and Quintrex, Bob Salthouse speaks his mind, RHYD busy with cats, Stabicraft export success, Mustang sales surge and much more.

Kelly’s Eye
Women, sex and warm weather. – Shane Kelly

Power On
New engines from Mercury and Suzuki.

Racing
Maritimo dominate Class 1 Extreme in OZ and South Island marathon series crowns a winner.

Cruising Matters
Marinas in the Med are very different to ours says Laurie Cranfield.

From the Galley
Derek The Chef gives us a chilli and herb crust recipe for Crayfish.

FEATURES

Destination Rarotonga
Needing a break from deadlines and chasing warmer weather, Barry Thompson decided to revisit the island paradise of Rarotonga.

Opening New Horizons
Glen Sandbrook looks at the many different options and styles of sunroofs, from the standard to the fully customised.

Big Boys Big Toys
Barry Thompson tales a look at some of the examples of boats, 8.5m- 9m, from local and overseas builders.

Steering Technology
Cable, hydraulic, or electronic, what’s going to be the best steering system for your boat? We take a look at what’s available.

Plastic Fantastic
We are familiar with GRP, alloy or inflatable materials when it comes to building trailer boats, but what about polyethylene?

Technical: Rotoswing
The world’s first electric retractable Magnus Effect stabiliser.

Boat Care: Wood
Wood is good, but it does need to be looked after, especially when you are talking varnished or polished surfaces.

Cruise of the Envoy
Laurie and Diane Cranfield return for another season in the Med and visit such exotic and interesting places as Corfu and Albania.

Boats Reviewed:

F1 GLASS FIREBALL
HORIZON PC52
SOUTHERN XP 896
WHITEHAVEN 6000
GLASTRON GL205
INTEGRITY 380FB

Plus all our regular columns, news and new launchings.

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