Makaira Boats | The Captain Magazine

The guys from The Captain Magazine came over from Australia to have a chat with Makaira Boats founder Allan Shaw. Allan showed the guys around the factory, took them to the site of the new facotry, and then took the guys out for a play in a Makaira 950 and a Makaira 750. Check out the full video:

Boat Review and Build Process


Allan Shaw on the helm of a Makaira Boats 750

Tough Kiwi Platey | Makaira Boats

Makaira Boats founder and Director Allan Shaw gives The Captain magazine an honest interview about the state of the New Zealand Marine Industry. Allan also talks about the history of Makaira Boats and why they are arguably the toughest aluminium boats. Read the full article in the link below.

 

https://thecaptain.tv/captains-ships/tough-kiwi-platey-makaira-boats/


Makaira Boats 35

Pacific Power boats magazines Barry Thompson got the scoop on Makaira Boats first 35ft boat, and they he wasn't disappointed. 'OnJon II is an outstanding example of Makaira Boats craftsmanship and a testimony to Kiwi boat builders who are at the leading edge of design and construction in the alloy hardtop and sedan market.' Check out the full article below.

https://powerboatmagazine.co.nz/makaira-king-bank-35/

 

 

Welding Makaira Boats

Makaira Boats | A Success Story

Makaira Boats founder Allan Shaw was interviewed by NZ Manufacturer, they were impressed by the drive that Allan has and how far Makaira Boats had grown is such a short amount of time. Check out the full article below:

 

https://nzmanufacturer.co.nz/2019/05/makaira-boats-a-success-story/


Makaira Boat 750

Makaira 740 | "Latest Trick"

Grant Dixon from NZ Fishing News went out fishing with Makaira Boats founder Allan Shaw. They launched at Whangaroa Harbour and went out wide, the conditions were less than ideal be Grants commented 'I have yet to experience a better blue-water performance in a similar sized alloy trailerboat'. You can read the full article at the link below.

Makaira 740 | "Latest Trick"