Visitors to this year’s Auckland On Water Boat Show will have the chance to see the America’s Cup and Louis Vuitton Cup close up, as they go on display during the four day show.
The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron will have a strong presence at the country’s largest on water boat show this year, highlighting the best of New Zealand sailing. Located in the Rakino Room, Level 3 of the VEC, the Squadron will present a special showcase of its successful sailing programmes, clu
A new partnership is bringing state-of-the-art electric drive systems to the European superyacht and boatbuilding markets. The systems match the performance of the best leading thermal engines on the market and are without parallel in torque and power-to-weight ratios.
Superyacht tender builder JP RIBS has combined with Canada’s LTS Marine to make the systems, already widely-used in North America, available to the global industry for the first time.
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A groundbreaking marine electric drivetrain will be shown in Europe for the first time at this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival. The all-electric system is the only drivetrain on the market to match the performance of leading thermal engines, and is without parallel in power and torque.
“All-electric systems seen in superyacht tenders up until now have tended to be token efforts - they’re electric but they don’t perform to a functional level, or with an adequately-long batte
Following on from a spectacular 2017 event in January which marked the start of the regatta season, sponsors and entries are already signing up for 2018’s NZ Millennium Cup event.
Cup defender Tawera, will return to campaign again for her title when racing begins on 23 January, with a host of other yachts ready to join her and add this unique regatta to their itineraries.
“The Cup has a lovely balance of beautiful scenery and interesting courses. It’s very similar to Sard