The Auckland On Water Boat Show ran over the first weekend in October and exhibitors are reporting strong sales and a buoyant industry.
A drawcard of this year’s show was the presence of the America’s Cup and the Volvo Ocean Race trophy, with the coming events set to add an extra shot of impetus to the NZ Marine Industry.
“The feedback we got from exhibitors was that customers were positive and ready to buy, and that the America’s Cup win had strengthened interest in sail
The world’s most southerly superyacht regatta has released its 2018 notice of race. The New Zealand Millennium Cup attracts yachts with a penchant for adventure and was first run as an accompaniment to the 2000 America’s Cup in Auckland.
2018’s edition will be raced in New Zealand’s subtropical playground of the Bay of Islands from 23 - 26 January and is already drawing in entries from across the Pacific. With the next America’s Cup series likely to be raced in Auckland, NZ