Optimist opportunity and vision

Omokoroa Boat Club Junior Sailing Project came about through the keenness and vision of  our late Patron Tod Stocker. In 1998 he discovered in... Read More

Get hooked on jet ski fishing

Reeling in a 200kg bronze whaler while sitting on the back of a jet ski proves you don’t need a boat to catch a big fish. Hefty kingfish, snapper,... Read More

The competition!

Most anglers new to the Waitahanui, struggle with its uniqueness. I had more requests to fish or learn the secrets of the Waitahanui than any of the... Read More

Turning ‘gorse to gourmet’

Coromandel company Wakame Fresh is the first recipient of a government grant to help it turn pest seaweed into premium edible export. Undaria is an... Read More

The Tornado is seeking help

Tauranga’s Tornado sailing fleet is looking for businesses interested in sponsoring prizes  for this year’s racing. The Tornado is... Read More

Sydney’s dream sets sail

Over 17,500 kilometres away from home, Taupo sailor Sydney Cunliffe took to the water in Gdynia, Poland in the 48th edition of the Youth Sailing World... Read More

Geared up for goals

Kayak fishing is a unique way of catching a feed. You paddle out under your own power, skipper the vessel and are responsible for landing all the fish... Read More

Winter welcome at Mount YC

Winter racing is once more fully active at Mount Maunganui Yacht Club.   The season has so far seen some interesting conditions and a good number... Read More

Don Ross - a maritime legend

A celebration of Don’s incredible life was held on August 6 at the Mercury Bay Game fishing Clubrooms. Earlier his funeral was held at Katikati... Read More

Gutsy fishing

Big, big berley trails and big, big baits and big big fish have been the go for us this winter on our land-based fishing missions.  The life in... Read More

Small boat sword fighting

When summer days are getting shorter and the temperatures cool down, a certain fish comes to my mind.. the broadbill swordfish. Times have changed a... Read More




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