The industry gathered in 2015
Providing a focal point for both industry within the Pacific, and global industry seeking to gain more exposure in the growing Asia Pacific market, the NZ Millennium Cup aligned with leading brands for the 2015 regatta.
The Superyacht Owner
Through clear, concise and topical features, The Superyacht Owner cuts through the fog of superyacht ownership issues, from financial and legal topics to tax and asset-management. Alongside weightier issues are inspiring features: 'Off the beaten track' voyages of discovery, owners' unique stories and different ways of enjoying life aboard. Published five times a year and printed to the highest standards, The Superyacht Owner complements the discerning readers' environments, be it business lounge, office or a chair on the aft deck.
Ocean Media are specialist publishers of Australasia’s luxury boating, lifestyle and yachting magazines. Established in 2005, the boutique publishing house has focused on excellence in editorial content, together with world class design and presentation not previously available to this specialised, premium sector of the maritime leisure market. The quality of the printed word and image is extended online with provision of full digital editions of all titles, the norm for the company since its launch - blending print and online worlds in one reader offering.
With 28 years' experience, Alloy Yachts has developed into a superyacht icon, synonymous with luxury, seaworthiness, engineering excellence and craftsmanship. Alongside these core values comes passion for the yachts we produce. Our passion is reflected in the award winning standards and international recognition that our yachts enjoy.
Doyle Sails has secured its place as one of the world's leading sailmakers by establishing a reputation for producing high quality sails and for continual innovation. With a stellar reputation for impeccable attention to engineering detail and high quality construction, we utilise the latest technologies to create the most advanced sails on the market.
Far North Holdings/Port Opua
Far North Holdings Limited is owned by Far North District Council of New Zealand. FNHL has a diverse asset ownership with interest in Port Opua, Bay of Islands Marina, Kaitaia and Kerikeri Airports, Paihia Maritime Buildings and Paihia Wharf, Williams Road Car Park, Kaitaia Education Campus.
Smuggler Marine began building the iconic Smuggler brand in 2004 with the launch of the first new Smuggler, the Stealth 695 Hard top. This signaled a change of company direction from previously building sport fishers and yachts up to 16metres in length. The Smuggler range has increased since 2004 to include the Strata range of RIBs from 4-11metres, as well as the iconic Bonito Boats, purchased in mid 2009. Bonito boats are now branded Smuggler to fit in with the range.
Integrated Marine Group
Integrated Marine Group focuses on providing a quality and highly reliable service to superyachts to effectively cover both the operational and maintenance needs in one. We provide a unique range of services structured to integrate our skills and functions to maximum advantage.
OCEAN Independence (OCEAN) is proud to be one of the largest yacht brokerage firms in the world. As a full-service company, we cover all aspects of owning, chartering, buying, selling, building and managing private or charter yachts. Superyachts offer one of the finest lifestyles in modern luxury living.
Robinson Interiors is a company with the sole focus of manufacturing and fitting bespoke interiors for yachts and special projects. Using the latest technology in CAD design and manufacturing processes, ROBINSON can integrate the interior envelope of the most complex large motor or sailing yacht interiors into a yet to be built aluminum, steel or composite structure.
Southern Spars specialises in the design and construction of carbon fibre spars and components, rigging, and rig servicing. As the industry pioneer, Southern Spars built its first carbon spar in 1990. Since then the company has pursued a passion for delivering world class cruising and racing spars, carbon rigging and service.
Yachting Developments is an international award-winning builder of composite yachts. The owners and staff at Yachting Developments have shared the vision and dreams of more than 70 individual clients, creating vessels of the highest quality standards, designed and custom made to the clients brief. Vessels are New Zealand made, hand crafted with the assistance of innovative computer technology.
Allan Scott Wines
We’re a Kiwi family-operated business who are passionate about our product and ensuring you have a memorable experience with each wine, whatever your taste. The Scott name is on the bottle, so our family stands behind everything we make. The wine selection is made by us on our premises, so we can be sure that what ends up on your table is always top notch.
In 2003 Nicola and Alex Webster started Coast New Zealand with the specific goal of establishing a luxury brand that would reflect New Zealand’s unique quality of life.From the outset we have drawn inspiration from the rewards and challenges of life by the sea: simple, relaxing and beautiful, but rugged and unforgiving. Coast New Zealand represents everyday luxury that is made for life. Smart enough to take anywhere, and tough enough to last the distance, Coast New Zealand invites you to escape every day.
Mount Gay Rum
Every great story begins with a time and a place. For Mount Gay Rum that time and place is the Caribbean Island of Barbados in 1703. Rum, originally called “Kill-Devil” by the Barbadians who first distilled it, is truly a product of the island. The abundance of molasses combined with the culinary ingenuity of early settlers and, of course, their legendary thirst for alcohol lead to this unique discovery in the production of spirits.
On Fire Design
Onfire Design is a specialist branding and packaging design agency on Auckland's North Shore. We aim to make brands more visible, more differentiated, more competitive. On budget, on time - and on fire. Established in 2005, Onfire Design is an independently owned, creatively led design and communication agency with offices in Auckland and Sydney
Friends of the industry
Mulcahy Engineering was founded in 1980 and is committed to providing excellence in engineering products. We offer totally integrated engineering solutions’ covering all aspects of manufacturing from design to finished products. Utilising the best available plant, equipment and skilled personnel, we pride ourselves on providing a service with complete reliability and quality.
As sailors, the people employed by North Sails New Zealand right now, have competed in over 50 world championships, won over 100 national championships, built sails for, competed in, or won 16 America's Cups, several Volvo Ocean Races and transatlantic races, Open 60’s, Sydney-Hobarts, five Olympic campaigns and sailed over one million offshore miles.
For more than 50 years, VETUS has sold marine engines, generators and technical equipment for recreational craft and small commercial vessels. The VETUS philosophy is to offer innovation through design, easy installation, complete system thinking and worldwide availability and service. The high service and sales level is maintained by education and training of everyone involved in the production, sales, installation, service and after sales of our products.
Whiting Power Systems
Whiting Power Systems service, support and sell a comprehensive range of marine & industrial diesels, gearboxes, drive systems, generators, air-conditioners, heaters, pumps, mounts and filters, and provide engineering services to cover all aspects of custom design, installation, refit, rebuild, maintenance, repair and problem resolution.
A superyacht regatta in one of the world's great natural playgrounds
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