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Hurricane Series Fender Sales Continue to Rise
Our Hurricane Series Fenders continue to gain in popularity around the world with a steady increase in sales to the USA and Australia over the past six months. Our reputation for top quality products is spreading fast, in particular throughout professional sailing teams.
The photo to the left is of a recent order for an Australian customer.
Hauraki Fenders Releases Rectangle Inflatable Fenders
Hauraki Fenders is again revolutionizing the marine fender market with the introduction of its Rectangular Inflatable Fenders. These fenders combine the storage benefits of inflatable fenders with the advantages of rectangular shaped fenders.
Learn more about them here
Scallywag select Hauraki Fenders
Yet another Volvo Ocean Race Team has selected Hauraki Fenders to keep their boat safe and sound while at the dock. Scallywag have now joined the growing number of offshore race yachts using our fenders. We wish the team all the best for the remainder of the Volvo Ocean Race.
Hauraki Fenders Overseas Sales Continue to Rise
Overseas sales of our inflatable and hurricane series fenders continue to rise. The latest set of hurricane fenders (pictured left) have gone to Team Hollywood in Australia. Our reputation for producing high quality and reliable fenders is ever increasing around the globe.
Hauraki Fenders at the Auckland on Water Boat Show
Hauraki Fenders continues to increase its presence in the New Zealand marine market. You'll find Hauraki Fenders all over the Auckland on Water Boat Show this year on everything from Sealegs, Jeanneau Yachts, Prestige Launches, Lagoon Multihulls, Lloyd Stevenson Boat Builders, through to the newly launched Rapido 60 ‘Romanza’ (pictured).
Congratulations Matt Hibbard (Lockie) and Emirates Team New Zealand
Well done to our business partner Matt Hibbard (Lockie) and Emirates Team New Zealand for winning the Americas Cup in Bermuda! We speak on behalf of all New Zealanders when we say: "Congratulations - a job well done, and in the most humble and convincing way possible".
It will be great to see Americas Cup racing back in New Zealand waters.
Vestas 11th Hour Racing Chooses Hauraki Fenders
We are pleased to announce the Volvo Ocean Race Team Vestas 11th Hour Racing have chosen to use our inflatable fenders and covers for their mammoth adventure around the world. We wish the team all the best and good luck!
The biggest Hurricane Series fenders yet on CQS Racing
At a whopping 1.15m x 0.575m x 0.85m each (that’s 560L of volume) CQS Racing has taken possession of the largest Hurricane Series fenders we have manufactured to date.
Because of the yachts wings and DSS foils, these custom made fenders were required to keep the yacht far enough off the dock and allow room for the foils.
We wish CQS Racing all the best for the upcoming Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
Hauraki Fenders Joins the Gold Rush
It's amazing where our products end up; not only just on boats all around the world but Hauraki Fenders are also being used as buoyancy for a number of different applications such as this portable gold mining rig in the South Island, New Zealand.
Hauraki Fenders in the 52 Super Series
With Hauraki Fenders proving more and more popular on the TP52's, Team Sled have taken the use of their inflatable fenders to the next level. Using some fender covers we made specially for them, Team Sled are also using their inflatable fenders as practice turning marks allowing them to further improve their crew maneuvers prior to regattas in the 52 Super Series.
Hauraki Fenders Sponsors Youth International Match Racing Regatta
As a proud sponsor of the Youth International Regatta held by the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, Hauraki Fenders would like to congratulate George Anyon, Logan Andresen, Josh Wijohn and Patrick Haybittle for winning the Youth International Match Racing Championship 2016.
Hauraki Fenders Supplies Custom Hurricane Fenders to Oracle Team USA for the Americas Cup
Hauraki Fenders is pleased to announce it was specially chosen by Oracle Team USA to provide a number of custom hurricane fenders.
The hurricane fenders were designed to meet their specific size requirements and needs when handling and maneuvering their state of the art Americas Cup foiling catamarans.
When protection is paramount, nothing can beat a customised closed cell foam fender.
Hauraki Fenders success continues with the release of the medium sized fender for 35'-50' craft Tradeaboat January 2016
Hauraki Fenders Supplies Custom Hurricane Fenders to SoftBank Team Japan
Hauraki Fenders recently supplied a number of its hurricane series fenders to SoftBank Team Japan for its Ameriacs Cup Campaign.
The hurricane fenders were custom sized to meet SoftBank Team Japans specific needs for handling and protecting their Americas Cup catamarans.
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