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The staff at Port Whangarei were happy to get this kind message from Brad. “Karen, Confirming all good…Please pass my “thank you, well done “ to Alistair and Tim. And thank you to you as well.  Brad”

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The crew of the sailing yacht Sophrosyne (a 13.1 metre Saga 43) has some very kind things to say about their stay at the Port Whangarei Marine Centre: “Maureen & I would both like to say a big thanks to you and to PWMC for looking after us so well over these past months. A […]

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The Port Whangarei Marine Centre is gearing up for another busy season and have appointed a new marine centre manager, Tim Vernon. Tim has a strong background in servicing marine clients and has worked in locations as far afield as the Maldives and Singapore. His experience and skills are ideally suited to the position he […]

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The Port Whangarei Marine Centre was very pleased to again sponsor the Tahiti-Moorea Sailing Rendez-vous in conjunction with the Pacific Puddle Jump. This is the third year that we have been involved with this event and as usual it was another well run and well supported event. The number of boats attending was slightly down […]

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SY ‘Time’ – Testimonial

The Owner of sailing yacht ‘Time’ had these kind words for the staff at Port Whangarei Marine Centre: “I just wanted to pass on my thanks to everyone up there for making my stay and work on TIME a pleasurable experience. Despite the weather l managed to get the polish anti foul etc done pretty […]

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Testimonial – Re: FPB 64 Haulout

Stanley Creighton was very satisfied with the service at Port Whangarei Marine Centre: He emailed us:  “By the way, I am very impressed by the set up in the yard and I appreciate you getting the right people to look at the boat and develop a good plan to meet my anti-fouling needs. Thank you, […]

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Sailing catamaran ‘Laguz’, constructed by South African yacht builders Gunboat,  is the first of these vessels to haulout at Port Whangarei Marine Centre. A Gunboat 66 design, she is described by her builders as “a pure sailing machine designed to take most of the creature comforts along for world cruising”.  Her 8.6 metre beam was easily […]

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It’s been 1 year since the Port Whangarei Marine Centre (PWMC) lifted its first vessel. In November 2015 the PWMC commenced operations with its newly commissioned 100T travel lift. With a fully sealed hardstand, extensive refit/paint shed options, high quality crew amenities and services it has quickly established itself as the boatyard of choice in […]

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Pauline and Rene, owners of ‘Bounty’, put out a generous invitation last night to the staff of Port Whangarei Marine Centre and other Yachties in the boatyard to join them for dinner. Pauline has a reputation for excellent cooking so there was a full house at the marine centre yacht club. This friendly and gracious […]

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Oceania Marine Coatings has just completed a full external repaint of the Sports Fisher ‘Foreign Exchange’ at the Port Whangarei Marine Centre. The vessel was hauled out with the marine centre’s 100 tonne travel lift and completed under cover in Bay 2. The marine centre has extensive undercover options for refit and painting projects in […]

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