Makaira Boat 750

Aluminium Plate Boats for Sale NZ

Perhaps every New Zealander has dreamt of buying a boat. Well, now is your chance with Makaira Boats. On-water performance is our core focus, and complete customer satisfaction is our goal. We design and create boats ranging from 7.5m to 10.7m, with inboard and outboard engines. If you’re looking for aluminium plate boats for sale in NZ, you’ve come to the right place.

More About Our Aluminium Boats for Sale

All our boats are built entirely in-house, right from the cutting of the materials to the painting and upholstering. We ensure top-quality finishes on all our boats so that our customers get the best we have to offer. As we’ve expanded as a company, we’ve not compromised on quality.

  • Aluminium hulls: Our hulls use 8mm 5083 marine-grade plates with full-depth intercoastal frames and girders. Our non-developable, warped aluminium hulls have a variable dead rise, creating a stable and smooth riding boat.
  • Top designs: Our vessels are designed by qualified naval architects using the latest maritime architecture and engineering software.
  • Certification: We only use European-sourced aluminium plates that meet B.V., D.N.V., or Lloyds certification. You can rest assured that purchasing a Makaira Boat is a sound investment.

Who Are We?

Makaira Boats is an industry leader in the boat business. We focus our attention on building quality aluminium sport fishing boats. We offer a lifetime warranty on all our hulls because we know our boats are built to last.

Industry Leading NZ Boat Builders

We have the solution for you if you’re looking for your dream boat but cannot find what you want from an Australian plate boat builders. Aluminium plate boats have traditionally suffered a rather negative reputation. Until now, that is.

Makaira Boats are a leading NZ boat builders with years of professional experience working with marine architects. After years of working in the luxury yacht industry, we turned our attention to building the ultimate offshore plate alloy boats with superior on-water performance and sound seakeeping with long-range capabilities. Here are some of the reasons why we’re among the top NZ boat builders:

  • Our boats are designed to strict Lloyds Structural Standards to perform exceptionally in all conditions.
  • Every boat is designed and built by fully qualified and highly experienced plate alloy boat builders. Our team has it all, from naval architects to boat fabricators to systems engineers and fit-out and finishing professionals.
  • Every component of your brand-new boat’s hull is designed and fabricated in-house, using the latest naval architecture, engineering software, and advanced CNC machines.

Industry Leading NZ Boat Builders

We started Makaira Boats to fill a gap in the market for aluminium alloy boats that perform well under many conditions, featuring a carolina flared hull, superb handling, and a soft ride. Since our formation, we’ve become one of the most notable plate alloy boat builders, with agents from NZ, Australia, and the US lining up for our creations.

  • Our boat hulls are made from only the best quality 8mm, 5083 Marine Grade aluminium alloy plates, manufactured in-house from cutting plates to paint to final finishes.
  • We carry out stringent testing, including weight and balance studies, static and running trim analysis, and structural load analysis to ensure our boats perform optimally and last longer.

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