GULFWIND SAILING ACADEMY: can teach you more than enough to charter a yacht. They also offer RYA qualifications courses if you want.
Sailing in Marlborough Sounds with CharterLink South: Tony and Sue have a great fleet of vessels to explore the beautiful Marlborough Sounds.
Useful Contacts for Boatwork
Marine Diesel Engineer : We work with Motor and Marine who have been consistently knowledgeable, skilled and reliable.
Tel: 09 445 3323
Mob: 021 321 620
Marine Electrician: North Harbour Marine Electrical get the lion's share of our work - good humour and good outcomes!
Tel: 09 489 9226
Mob: 021 985 298
Masts and Spar service and building SPARLOFT
Tel: 09 579 3923
Yachtspars are now based at 161 Old Railway Rd, Kumeu with
Tel: 09 419 0448
Auckland Northland VHF Channels - download PDF
Marine Charts on-line (free image downloads from LINZ in high or low resolution)
NZ Tide Charts on-line (Choose Standard Port "Auckland" for CharterLink)
Bayswater Marina - Where CharterLink's base is