Custom yacht builders and experts in composite

The New Generation Of Yachting

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Yachting Developments New Zealand

We are sailors
We love the ocean
So do our customers

Our Company

Yachting Developments is an international award-winning builder of composite yachts. The owners and staff at Yachting Developments have shared the vision and dreams of more than 70 individual clients, creating vessels of the highest quality standards, designed and custom made to the clients brief. 

A family yard, with family values, we are sailors building yachts for sailors.
We share your passion for life at sea. 

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DAVID COOK

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IAN & BLANCHE COOK

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BIANCA & PAIGE COOK

Sailing Yachts

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We build sailing yachts for true sailors. Specialising in composite construction, we are award-winning builders of yachts of all sizes, from family cruising yachts to superyachts. With almost all specialisations in house you can be sure of a custom result, on spec and on time.

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33.8M SILVERTIP

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33.8M CYGNUS MONTANUS

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37M BLISS

Motor Yachts and Multihulls

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Our expert team has built a number of beautiful motoryacht and multihull projects, translating the vision of their owners into reality. Current projects include the world's biggest carbon sportsfisher.

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30M QUINTESSENTIAL

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38.7M HULL 1015

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27.4M SATU

Racing Yachts

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Our team is made up of passionate sailors, with countless sailing hours between us. We race and sail and that means we know what it takes to build or refit the ultimate racing yacht. Our portfolio includes custom carbon builds, powerful vessels tailored to offshore racing, and local racing craft for the offshore sailors of the future. 

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LOYAL

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BUSHIDO

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ELLIOTT 7s

Refit and Restoration

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An unrivalled passion for refit and restoration, especially of classic yachts, has seen Yachting Developments work on some of the most beautiful yachts ever launched, preserving their history for future generations.The yard team is skilled in the refit and restoration of yachts of all ages and materials and accolades include Refit of the Year at the 2012 World Superyacht Awards for the yard's major refit of JK4 Endeavour 

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RANGER
 

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LADY SHIRLEY
 

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SPIRIT

Architectural

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Yachting Developments has applied its sought-after composite expertise to a number of commercial and architectural projects. Our in-house team is increasingly in demand to work on a wide range of exciting projects, including private residences, golf courses and the ASB building in Auckland. The yard is able to cater to any project, however big or small. 

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TARA ITI COMPOSITE ROOF

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THE BOAT HOUSE

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