NSR wishes best of luck to northbound yachties and ICA Rally Participants

It's that time of year - as the temperatures in NZ drop Northland ports are full of of skippers and crew anxiously watching weather forecasts and rushing to finish all of the last minute jobs and provisioning before their offshore passage. What a relief to finally put to sea after all of the preparations! Northland Spars [...]

May 19th, 2017|

Ocean Navigator article features NSR

Most sailors love the ease of handling of furling headsails - so nice when they are working smoothly! But no-one wants to deal with a malfunctioning furler at sea - battling on the foredeck with a sail stuck unfurled in high winds is no fun. Neither is sailing at a snail's pace in light air with too little [...]

May 3rd, 2017|

NSR month at Opua Cruising Club

NSR has been a proud supporter of the Opua Cruising Club since we opened shop in 2009. This month is our 'calendar month' at the club:  we are sponsoring the Whangaroa Race and on April 6th, prizegiving night, we will be hosting a members' night rigging seminar by Rob - hope to see you there. [...]

March 29th, 2017|

Open Ocean 46 Garfield gets great reviews

Congratulations to our sister company NSR Alloy Solutions on the launch of "Garfield." The 14m power catamaran was built by NSR Alloy Solutions to a hull design developed by Malcolm Tennant/Alan Walker some years ago, specifically to allow canoe stern-type vessels to be computer cut and constructed in aluminium. Alan Walker (Coastdesign) is now the [...]

February 6th, 2017|