As New Zealand’s biggest manufacturer of trailer powerboats and rigid inflatable boats (RIBs), it is natural for us to be involved in high profile events like this.
“Protectors were the only logical choice,” he says. “They have been used at the last three Louis Vuitton and America’s Cup regattas and are the perfect boats for us"
Even though the striking vessel features a luxurious interior, its primary purpose is fast cruising to fishing grounds and the outer islands of the Hauraki Gulf.
The largest fish landed was a 281kgs blue marlin. It earned the team catching it $US734,415. Second was a 268kgs blue marlin, which earned $461,062.50.