Online Boating Course For New Zealand

22nd January 2013

This is a demonstration from Powerboat Training New Zealand’s next generation of boating courses, which is fully interactive and able to be completed online. If you don’t have time to sit in the classroom, this is a great way to get an internationally recognised qualification.

Nautiques Winter News

3rd July 2012

The shortest day has been and gone, and we can all start looking forward to spring and summer. What better time to start thinking about a new boat, or if new isn’t for you, possibly one of our quality pre loved selection for the upcoming season. We have had a busy couple of months, and are looking forward to a great season.

JP Tobin gets Bronze at RS:X World Championships

28th March 2012
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JP Tobin achieves a bronze medal at the RS:X World Championships. Throughout the event, except for his single drop, JP maintained a top five finish in every race. This is his best result ever at a Windsurfing World Championship. Throughout the event, except for his single drop, JP maintained a top five finish in every race. This is his best result ever at a Windsurfing World Championship.

Wet ride on the (not) White Island Race

30th November 2011
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The (NOT) Round White Island Race – renamed with a new course set following the grounding of cargo ship Rena off the coast of Tauranga. Media attention from the ensuing problems of oil spills and floating containers still unsecured is very much in the public eye – I rest my case.

Nautiques November 2011 News

18th November 2011
nautique demo boat

With Christmas just around the corner the days are flying by, there is no better time to start thinking about a new boat, or getting the current boat out and giving it the once over for the upcoming season. We …

Orca mimics outboard motor [video]

8th November 2011
Luna the Orca plays with outboard motor

You might have seen a video online of a dog playing with an Orca. That Orca was “Luna” who was a common sight around Vancouver Island, Cananda back in 2001 where he was well known for playing with boaties in the area. Somehow, Luna was separated from his pod at the tender age of just two years and lived alone off the Vancouver Island coast.

Nautiques Spring news

2nd September 2011
2008 Super Air Nautique 210 Team Edition

August has been and gone, September is here and only a few weeks until daylight savings begins!

With spring on the way, what better time to start thinking about a new boat, or getting the current boat out and giving it the once over for the upcoming season. We have had a busy month in august with several sales, lots of enquiry and the workshop has been fully booked. September is looking to be even busier with 7 new arrivals due.

Kiwi windsurfers racing at Olympic Test Event

5th August 2011
The New Zealand flag flying at Weymouth boat park

Racing started last night for New Zealand windsurfers Jon-Paul Tobin and Natalia Kosinska at the Weymouth and Portland 2011 International Regatta. This is the official London Test Event for sailing competition only one year away to the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Americas Cup Challenge starts August 6th

2nd August 2011
Americas Cup

This is a new weekly report called America’s Cup Uncovered. The 34th America’s Cup challenger series will race with multi-hulled, wing-sailed, fast boats called AC45’s. The world series begins in Portugal on August 6th. The AC45 is like nothing seen before in Cup history. The boats have been described as “dangerously fast” and there have been some spectacular capsizes.

Nautiques News – July 2011

20th July 2011
Nautique Boat Show 2011

Here we are in the middle of July, It does however mean we are ever closer to spring and getting back out on the water. We have had a busy few months here at Nautiques NZ, Here is a look at what we have been up to…