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Enjoying time on the water is why most of us go sailing and boating, from mucking about in boats to blue-water adventures. 

  • Your place for useful information for cruising or just heading out on the water.
  • If you are the master of a pleasure craft that you intend to take overseas, there are a number of safety and administrative matters that must be taken care of before you can depart.

  • Search for a club or sailing school in your area that hires sailing boats out to the public.
  • Change the ownership details of a boat or register a new one here.
  • You can search for any registered boat by name, sail number or designer.
  • These regulations are applicable to racing yachts and to New Zealand-registered cruising vessels leaving New Zealand.
  • Yachting New Zealand have a significant role in advocacy and environmental sustainability, looking out for the interests of yacht clubs and their members as well as the wider sailing and boating community.
  • We have introduced a member card and app to provide more value to Yachting New Zealand affiliated clubs and their members.
  • Yachting New Zealand have a commitment to ensuring that we can continue to enjoy sailing and boating in a clean environment.

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