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MO-2022-201 Charter fishing vessel Enchanter, capsize, North Cape, New Zealand 20 March 2022

NB: The below is a brief plain English summary of key points in the report. The Commission's report speaks for itself -- you can download the full document here:www.taic.org.nz/inquiry/mo-2022-201Key Points: The Commission has identified major safety issues affecting the marine sector nationwide, relating to:Search and rescue: availability of aircraft; availability of fuel for SAR helicopters; and joint training for SAR organisationsSurvivability: Maritime rules for stowage of life jackets to en...

August 16, 2023

MO-2022-206 Charter fishing vessel i-Catcher, Capsize, Goose Bay, Kaikōura, 10 September 2022

NB: The below is a brief plain English summary of key points in the report. The Commission's report speaks for itself -- you can download the full document here:www.taic.org.nz/inquiry/mo-2022-206Key points:Maritime NZ’s survey system does not adequately assure the integrity and safety of fuel systems because the rules do not require that the entire fuel system is inspected. TAIC is recommending that Maritime NZ improve its system for boat surveys and alert marine surveyors and the broade...

August 7, 2023

Resource Consent decision for Coromandel Marine Farming Zone

Resource Consent Application APP142620Your resource consent application made by Pare Hauraki Asset Holdings Limited, has been considered in accordance with the provisions of the Resource Management Act 1991.Reference IdAUTH142620.01.01PurposeThe erection, placement, use and maintenance of, and occupation of space by marine farming structures within the Coromandel Marine Farming Zone and associated discharges to water and air (including the discharge of feed and medicinal or therapeutic compounds...

August 3, 2023

Local Board Submissions

It is important that you file a submission with your local Board to highlight your value, to not just your members but as a community asset.Refer to your services and the opportunities offered to members and visitorsHighlight the fact that your members come, not just from the community, but are Auckland wide.Highlight the care and maintenance of your facilities and the surrounding area by your members and over which the public have accessRefer to the use of your facilities and who uses them as a...

July 28, 2023

Auckland Yacht & Boating Association AGM 2023

Auckland Yacht & Boating Association AGM 2023. Held on Monday 4th September 2023 at 6:30pm at Ponsonby Cruising Club. Supper will be served and the bar will be open. All welcome....

July 28, 2023

July 2023 Update

Next Executive & Delegates meeting -Hope you've checked our new website. Set up and serviced by Jane, our secretary. Lynn now just manages the finances. Communication with our members and the boating public has been a major hindrance with our drive to protect our environment and our access to the foreshore, coastal environment & the Hauraki Gulf. We have been working for the Boating Community for 103 years.WOWW REGATTA: A great success this year! Next Year’s Dates March 8 - 10, Gulf Ha...

June 29, 2023

Auckland Yacht & Boating Association - A Century of Actions

The Auckland Provincial Yacht & Motor Boat Association was founded in 1919, serving as an alliance for both town and country Yacht Clubs at the time. The town clubs encompassed locations from Taiotea at Browns Bay in the north to Otahuhu in the south, while the country clubs extended from Awanui Cruising Club in the far north to Mercury Bay and Rotorua in the south.Until the formation of the NZ Yachting Federation (NZYF) in 1954, the Auckland Yacht & Boating Association managed various a...

June 6, 2023

The Bayswater Marine Precinct

The reclamation of the land at O’Neils Point Bayswater and development of the adjoining marina was seen as not just a marina but a maritime centre with a high component of public facilities and recreational open space. The proposed 427 carparks and 60 car & trailer parks were considered necessary.In 2001 the North Shore City Council introduced the Special Purpose 7 Zone which permitted activities which were maintenance of pleasure craft, storage of pleasure craft, car and car/trailer parki...

May 22, 2023

Funding will dictate our actions

We have to make a decision by Friday whether we continue fighting on your behalf for:...

May 18, 2023

The Court Decision re AYBA’s Injunction against the Closure of the Landing

Yesterday we received the results of the Injunction hearing against the closing of The Landing. The decision was declined and the AYBA is now threatened with the Court costs!The AYBA pursued this case because we were told the decision had been made – the hardstand and haulout were to be closed!Reading the judgement and the statements it appears there was always the option to review the decision based on the 3 concept plans. Resolutions were passed not to renew the current agreement to operate....

May 8, 2023

Ensuring “Seaside Access For Everyone” – S.A.F.E.

We are now working towards a mediation hearing of our Appeal to the Environment Court against the loss of marine facilities, including hard stand space and the launching facilities for trailer boats at Bayswater. With the gross shortage of haul out facilities to enable compliance with the bio-security laws for clean hulls and the threatened possible development of our coastal land the AYBA is now focusing on the need for a plan to protect our foreshore and coastal environment for everyone – no...

May 4, 2023

Protecting the Seashore Access For Everyone – S.A.F.E.

Thank you to those who have generously supported the AYBA with funding to save The Landing and Bayswater Marina. Apologies for the late acknowledgement of your contribution. To date our team has been involved in preparing for the hearing at the High Court (18 April for The Landing), with little time for anything else!We are now awaiting the judge’s decision on The Landing. This first case focused on whether to issue an injunction to prevent the Orakei Local Board destroying the Yard, ahead of ...

April 24, 2023

April 2023 Update

The AYBA has a new website www.ayba.org.nz – check it out! We will also be opening a Facebook page shortly and your comments will be welcome! We have a new secretary – Jane - WELCOME ABOARD! Jane’s email address - ayba.secretary@gmail.com All mail through the Secretary please. Lynn will stay on as treasurer in the interim....

April 11, 2023

March 2023 Update

GREETINGS TO YOU ALL! We trust you had an enjoyable break even when wet and windy. Clubs are back in gear with their racing programmes – this weekend there is the Mahurangi Regatta and the Auckland Anniversary Regatta but the weather today is awful! Especially for the Classics hoping to go north for the weekend! Take Care!Back in Auckland there was the usual posting of Public Notices prior to Christmas and some of us have been working to lodge submissions before the deadlines – January 30 an...

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