We are spoilt for choice when it comes to excellent marinas and boatyards in New Zealand, and here are the New Zealand Marina Operations Association award winners for 2020!
A story about the top boating destinations in New Zealand could never be a short one. We are spoilt for choices in this idyllic, island nation of ours.
A useful new service has been launched by LINZ (Land Information New Zealand), with free electronic nautical marine charts promising to keep us all safer on the water this summer.
Complacency over weather conditions, not having or wearing the right gear, and operator inexperience are cited as some of the main causes of boating accidents.
Recreational boating in New Zealand appears to be on the increase, according to a recently released survey. And pleasing changes are being noted in relation to perceptions around lifejacket usage.
Find yourself fishing for information on how to use a fish finder?
Weather watching has got a whole lot more interesting, thanks to constantly developing technology and New Zealand is a key player in this sector.
As a boat owner you may be wondering, why you should insure you boat year-round, especially when you only get to use it for a few months of the year? It's a good question, and it is something boat owners do ask.
Are you new to boating? If so, consider some practice at your ramp – or any ramp to improve your backing. Rolling down both lanes of a dual lane ramp isn’t a good idea.
Clearly, the size of your vessel will play a major role in what you can and cannot do to protect your boat from a storm. Remember to pay attention to furled sails, they really need to be secured!
Well another summer is indeed here. Jan and Feb are probably our biggest months for claims, both in volume and severity.
Mariner is proud to be the new insurance partner of Trade Zone Addicted to Fishing with Nicky Sinden. Quality Boat insurance is important to keep Nicky on the water and we are stoked that she has chosen Mariner Insurance as h...