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Every Labour weekend  a wide variety of yachts race from Auckland to Russell 

Coastal Classic...

Each January. 2015 will see the Regatta hosting the Millennium Cup 

Bay of Islands Regatta

Complete Bay Sail week with a day race to Whangaroa harbour. Race up the East coast past the Cavallis. 

Whangaroa Race

Welcome in the New Year watching the magestic tall ships sailing around the Bay

Tall Ships


At NZ Yacht Services we are able to cover all aspects of rigging with both standing and running rigging. We are able to swage wires on site, splice ropes and repair all brands of furlers. We cater to jobs of all sizes from tenders to super yachts and from a shackle to a total rerig!

Yacht Rigging 

Paul has a sound understanding of yachts and knows that some jobs require unique problem solving, to design and engineer solutions, that will get you back on the water. He is able to fabricate and repair both aluminium and stainless products.


Paul has established long-serving relationships with a numbers of suppliers in New Zealand. He has a wide knowledge of brands and fittings and is able to help advise you on the best products to meet your budget and needs.

Hardware Sales 

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NZ Yacht Services' website is under construction. Please bear with us while our site evolves! 

NZ Yacht Services is a mobile rigging service, We are able to visit marinas around Northland, to work with you, to meet your job requirements. Owner and rigger, Paul Smith, Buddha, as some know him, Has been rigging for over a decade and sailing for a few more. He participates in club racing and enjoys going off shore when he can.


Paul is able to travel to boat yards and marinas to meet you and view your boat. Being mobile, he may be able to save you the time and expense of travelling to a yard or marina. NZ Yacht Services also provides caretaking, project management and fabrication services alongside hardware sales.


We take great pride in our work and will continuously strive to provide you with the best service possible! 

Project Management

With 35 years experience, on and around yachts, Paul is well equipped to help mamage projects that cater to your boat requirements. He has built relationships with other tradesmen in the marine industry to be able to organise the management of projects that will meet your requirements and budget, e.g. cleaning, mechanics, electrics, sail repairs, canvas work, rigging



We offer a caretaking service where we will look after your boat in your absense. We can customise a service to your requirements. We have a standard report that is emailed to you after each check, along with photos if necessary.