If you've been keeping an eye on the approach of the America's Cup and the marine industry in New Zealand, it's likely you've heard recent murmurs of a proposal which will see superyachts taxed to anchor in our waters. Auckland Council is about to vote on a ten year proposal that will include charging foreign flagged vessels of over 40 metres in length a fee of $23 (inc GST) per metre, per day to anchor in the region's waters, and we in the industry are deeply concerned.
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