Auckland is blessed with a sheltered coastline for water pursuits, easy access to island sanctuaries for native birds and endangered species, a diverse marine environment, and a wide variety of...Read more
03 August 2015
Here is a different twist on outdoor adventures - a classic tale of triumph over adversity.
The gripping and hilarious tales of Johnny Wray's seafaring adventures have inspired generations of sailors,...Read more
Book review - South Sea Vagabonds by J.W. Wray
15 January 2015
A narrated twilight sailing on a traditional Māori ocean going waka (canoe) became a voyage of discovery for about 30 passengers on a magical starlit evening.
Matariki (Māori New Year) has...Read more
03 August 2014
I am blown away by the beauty and elegance of a classic yacht with a colourful history.We are aboard a magnificently restored schooner for an evening cruise on Auckland harbour. Arcturus, built...Read more
30 December 2013
There are not many better ways to enjoy the shoreline of downtown Auckland than from the deck of an historic wooden sailboat on a sunny summer’s evening. Our boat for...Read more
Guest blog: Mark Russell
08 November 2013