Get ready to discover boating

Welcome to Discover Boating, where you'll learn everything you need to know about getting started in boating.

From choosing activities and watercraft to buying safety gear and accessories, from jet skiing to superyachts and everything in between, you'll find it all here.

We aim to make it easy to begin boating, and we offer guidelines for each stage of boat ownership. Boating isn't just a pastime, it's a way of life - so learn, explore, get involved and get out on the water!

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A sailboat designed primarily for speed and competition with a minimum of...
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The boating map

Use this map to find boat ramps, marinas, yacht clubs, fishing and diving spots, weather reports... everything you need to plan your time on the water! Click anywhere on the map to get started.

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Lusty & Blundell expand sales team

Lusty & Blundell, marine products and systems distributor, has further expanded its Auckland sales team with the addition ...

NZ Millennium Cup to have onsite agent

The New Zealand Millennium Cup, running from the 21 to the 23 of January, will have a dedicated ...

Superyachting New Zealand is published

We're very proud to announce the publication of our Superyachting New Zealand magazine.Working with the Superyacht Agency, we created ...

Sealegs launches amphibious technology...

Sealegs, creator of amphibious technology, has created a turnkey kit to allow tender builders to give their craft ...

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