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Show news Leech F8 Foiler launched in Christchurch
Designed by Dan Leech, the F8 is focused on getting young kids into foiling
Posted on 26 May
Yachting Developments delivers 34.3m sportfisher
Hull 1017 has made its maiden voyage of 8,000nm to Doha.
Posted on 13 May
Video: David Witt on 100fter mods and beating WOXI
The second instalment of the popular video series "Ask the Crew"
Posted on 11 May
How you can help the NZ Sailing Trust
The NZ Sailing Trust is reaching out for help from the NZ sailing community
Posted on 11 May
Video: David Witt on foils, IMOCAs, monos/multis
The skipper of Sun Hung Kai Scallywag answers questions from the fans.
Posted on 3 May
Building beasts: AC75s and IMOCA 60s
Jason Carrington on building high performing yachts including AC75's and IMOCA60's.
Posted on 22 Apr
Cabin fever therapy: Nick Moloney's Vendee Globe
Seeing life aboard an IMOCA 60 might give some perspective to those suffering cabin fever at home.
Posted on 20 Apr
FLY - the foiler for the foiling generation
Dan Leech has designed a foiler for kids who want to fly.
Posted on 30 Mar
Sleeping skipper fined after striking wharf
Wellington based sailing vessel runs into Port Howard Wharf while skipper sleeps
Posted on 30 Mar
Planet Sail's Matt Sheahan presents video series
First video episode in a new series by top sailing journalist Matt Sheahan
Posted on 27 Mar
NZ Classic Yacht Assoc cancels remaining events
The remaining summer sailing season events are cancelled.
Posted on 23 Mar
IOC considers postponement for Tokyo Olympics
Potential postponement for the Olympics in the face of the COVID-19 global health crisis.
Posted on 23 Mar
Missing French sailing instructor - family appeal
The family of missing sailing coach Eloi Rowland have made an appeal for news of their son
Posted on 21 Mar
Des Townson, A Sailing Legacy - The Starling
Book extract from 'Des Townson, A Sailing Legacy' - the chapter on the Starling class
Posted on 19 Mar
Missing French sailing instructor - Update
Enquiries on Eloi's mobile phone indicate he was in the area of Piha Road at 9:18am on Saturday
Posted on 18 Mar
French sailing instructor missing in Auckland
Police are asking for public assistance to locate French sailing instructor Eloi Jean Rolland
Posted on 15 Mar
Last word: Reflections on a champion career
Dutch Olympic RS:X legend Dorian van Rijsselberghe looks back at an amazing career in boardsailing
Posted on 7 Mar
Burling and Tuke onboard as Mastercard ambassadors
Kiwi yachting heroes join Dan Carter, Lionel Messi and Naomi Osaka as Mastercard ambassadors.
Posted on 5 Mar
BuyAssociation HKRNVR Memorial Vase
Penultimate race in the RHKYC Top Dog Series
Posted on 2 Mar
"Imminent explosive eruption" blows away regatta
Verde Passage Race, Subic Bay, and Oppie Champs all cancelled
Posted on 21 Jan
Missing yachties who issued Mayday calls found
Missing yachties who issued Mayday calls found safe and well in Bay of Plenty
Posted on 6 Jan
Nelson family has a very close call in rapids
Close call for Nelson locals in kayaking incident
Posted on 6 Jan
BuyAssociation Lipton Trophy
A perfect day for a pursuit race
Posted on 1 Dec 2019
Police advisory on stolen 2011 Stabicraft 389F
Police advise of stolen 2011 Stabicraft 389F is 3.8 metres long - September 11, 2019
Posted on 18 Nov 2019
Top 10 good conservation manners
What every responsible boats knows. Just a reminder.
Posted on 20 Sep 2019
Disabled Sailing Thailand fundraiser at Bang Saray
Disabled Sailing Thailand calls for support to set up para sailing in Phuket
Posted on 10 Jul 2019
TopDog Trophy Series
Third Time Lucky!
Posted on 3 Jun 2019
How to wrap up a regatta in style
Good breeze to close out Top of the Gulf with a full card in all classes
Posted on 6 May 2019
Patience is not always a game for one
Topsy-turvy weather at Top of the Gulf
Posted on 4 May 2019
Normal service has been resumed
Sheep in the paddock, white horses on the water
Posted on 4 May 2019
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    Hylas invites you to `Meet the Designer` Bill Dixon
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    John Deere 6090SFM85 6 cylinder 9.0L PowerTech™ EPA commercial marine Tier 3 engine. M5 rated 410 kW (550bhp@2500 rpm), 4-valve cylinder head, High-pressure common-rail fuel system, turbo charged with air-to-seawater aftercooling.
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    Basking in the sunshine the new John Deere 6090SFM85s are introduced to their new surrounding providing a reliable power source for `Five O'clock Somewhere` for many years to come
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    John Deere 6090SFM85 6 cylinder 9.0L PowerTech™ EPA commercial marine Tier 3 engine. M5 rated 410 kW (550bhp@2500 rpm), 4-valve cylinder head, High-pressure common-rail fuel system, turbo charged with air-to-seawater aftercooling.
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    A quieter, more powerful `Five O'clock Somewhere` introduces her confident murmur to the local marina, declaring that she is ready to undertake family journeys out to the Great Barrier Reef and beyond
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    At the helm of `Five O'clock Somewhere`, owner Michael Day is very content following the repower with John Deere engines. More power, quieter engines that are fit for purpose and will see many more years of reliable service from the Dyna 53
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    Meticulously organised engine bay complete with stainless steel bedding that supports the new power sources and provides enough access room for maintenance tasks to ensure reliability into the future
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    Brad Belcher, from Belcher Diesel Service stands between the pair of John Deere 6090SFM85s that now occupy the engine room and provide a smoothness of power and a power curve without any flat spots
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    On-water installation was undertaken at a service pontoon to save on slipping costs and when planned with forethought was a viable option in the experienced hands of Belcher Diesel Service
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    `The power delivery is just so smooth, it's a completely different boat,` remarks Brad Belcher of Belcher Diesel Service
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