For marine and boating equipment. CRC manufactures and markets specialty chemicals and adhesives, and has a quality product for most maintenance and repair applications. Meeting the needs of customers with high performance products has made CRC and ADOS market leaders in New Zealand.
The NZL Sailing Foundation is an independent trust established in 1988 by well known yachtsmen, the late Don St Clair Brown and Sir Tom Clark. The purpose of the Foundation is to assist in funding expenses of amateur New Zealand sailors competing in top level international yachting competitions.
A world leader in sail making for over 50 years; their ongoing commitment is to make racing sails faster, lighter and longer-lasting – focusing on the highest standard of performance and durability. The recently released 3Di has dominated both international yacht racing and performance cruising. North Sails will be on hand in their marquee to ‘talk-sails’ and fulfil any service requirements.
Hall Spars & Rigging has been the premiere builder of high-performance spars and rigging since our founding in 1980. Each Hall factory uses our proprietary seamless carbon fiber production process, refined over our 30+ years in business. No one has more experience with carbon fiber manufacturing than Hall. That is why you will find our spars on everything from America’s Cup yachts to Grand Prix racing yachts to the largest luxury sailing vessels in the world.
Harken is recognised internationally furnishing top product for yachts of all sizes. They offer a Spinlock EA series of asymmetric tiller extensions for optimising performance – to offer the most comfortable driving position with a fully adjustable double handed grip. Harken is clearly seen on all our rounding buoys.
Mount Gay Rum
The yachties favourite. The place of birth was Barbados in 1703, the oldest rum in the world, an icon amongst the race sailing community worldwide. There is such a selection of this fine quality rum available at Hancocks, well worth a look at the website – well worth savouring as an after-race nip.
Tested and proven, Zhik gear is the clear winning choice of Olympic and World champions around the world. Fast wetgear products including the revolutionary T2 harness for trapeze sailors, PowerPads for hiking sailors, Superwarm Wetsuits, Microfleece, Hybrid gear and high tech footwear. Gear for dinghy sailing, yachting, paddling, SUP boarding and kite board racing, join the growing league of athletes who are embracing brilliantly waterproof breathable & durable gear in events such as the America’s Cup, Vendée Globe & Sydney to Hobart. Find a retailer near you for high performance wetsuits, thermals and much more.
Bay of Islands Marina has generously made the Opua wharf and boat ramps available to all yachties and the general public. They welcome everyone to Bay of Islands Sailing Week each year with many special benefits at this superb location.
Designs and manufactures unique trophies for Bay Week, with the winning yacht named on each trophy. A family business established in 1973, Cees and Luke (Father and Son) work together handcrafting original designs from native NZ timber.
Carters offer hundreds of leading brands; building to commercial, rural to joinery, synonymous with quality and workmanship. And check out their Mates Rates Card for discounts off normal retail prices, with DIY help on site. Carters BOI is at Opua Estate SH 11, Main Road Opua.
Mahalo Transport specialises in Hiab & Cartage services in Northland & greater surrounding areas. Mahalo Transport’s skills in transportation & crane operation come from over 6 years of hands on experience in the industry. Their drivers and equipment are all professionally trained and certified. Their exceptional fleet of equipment which includes many variations of truck & trailer units, allows them to to cater to most cartage needs including various over dimensional loads.