Boating NZ : FREE TO READ March 2014
Fused together Going electric Great screw THE WAVE 4000 is an affordable, single-lever, single- engine control for existing or new marine engines with mechanical controls. They combine an electronic control lever with electrically-actuated cable shifting, making throttle operation easy and accurate. The Flexball Electronic Lever 4500 is a dual-lever control system for twin-engine installations that combines mechatronic and digital communication technology in a plug and play installation. Both systems are waterproof and suitable for boats of all sizes. Specific Flexball cables are available for certain engines, including Volkswagen, Nanni diesel and Hyundai. Lighthouse Marine 09 448 2764 www.lhmarine.co.nz FOR ADVENTUROUS PEOPLE involved in water-based activities, Baltic has launched a new special purpose buoyancy aid. The Adventure has multiple pockets, ideal for fishing, paddling or any activity where you need lots of stowage in your buoyancy aid. The two, front-zip pockets are suitable for a bait box and a mobile phone. The Adventure has several attachment points, a holder for pliers or multi-tool and two drain-mesh pockets on the back. The shoulders have retro reflective patches to aid visibility in poor light or in the dark. The jacket is rated to 50 Newtons and available in small (30-50kg), medium (50-70kg), large (70-90kg) and extra large (90+kg). Kiwi Yachting Consultants 09 360 0300 www.kiwiyachting.co.nz ALL FUSION’S 600 Series stereos sold in 2014 will be bundled with their MS-BT100 unit, which allows Bluetooth connectivity and the wireless playing of music stored on a smart device. The unit, which comes at no additional cost to the user, also allows users to control the stereo, including track selection and volume, wirelessly using their device. The 600 series features a compact and easy to use interface that is designed for use while under way. Fusion Electronics 09 369 2900 www.fusionelectronics.com chandler y HIGHFIELD IS AAKRON Marine’s new range of alloy rigid hull inflatables, sold in 20 countries. They are constructed from high quality 5052 and 5083 alloys and pontoon fabrics are German Mehler with welded seams or Orca Hypalon. Production is by a French-Australian-Chinese consortium with all processes from raw alloy to packed boat controlled in-house. The range extends from light-weight 2.4m tenders to luxurious recreational and robust military RIBs up to 6m. Highfield Boats 09 427 4613 www.highfieldboats.com Adventurer’s Lifejacket THE MEGAPRO ORIGINAL stainless steel screwdriver replaces a toolbox of ordinary drivers. Its 14 interchangeable ends will fit almost any Phillips head, flat head, star drive and square drive screw. All the bits are stored within the handle and are protected by a sliding cover. Its rotating collar promotes accurate screwing by allowing the user to hold the driver in place while operating the driver. The units are made in the USA and come with a lifetime guarantee on the driver. Marine Specs 09 426 8580 www.marinespecs.co.nz High life newgear Simply Superior Boating Superior Boats Ltd. 25-27 Holmes Rd. Manurewa, Auckland. Ph: +64 9 268 2222 Fax: +64 9 267 8498 Mob: Sam 0274 999 287 PO Box 75-486 Manukau 2243, Auckland, NZ. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org website: www.superiorboats.co.nz 0314-56 Do you need windows and doors for your boat? • Bulk Head Water tight & Engine Room doors • Windscreens • Windows • Doors email email@example.com www.seamac.co.nz 11 Finlayson St. Whangarei. Ph 09 438 6884 Fax 09 438 6852 There’s no safer place to put your money in today’s economic climate than a quality boat. It’ll be worth more when the storm passes and you get to enjoy it in the meantime. Support the NZ Boat Building Industry. 0314-76 22 Boating New Zealand March 2014 Gear_ March14.indd 22 18/02/2014 11:48:39 a.m.
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