Tauranga & Taupo

Meet Your Local First Mate

Clive Poultney

Former British Army major Clive Poultney is the director of Vessel Management Tauranga Ltd, and brings a wealth of experience to this role. After spending 25 years in the Royal Engineers, Clive and his family moved to New Zealand.

Clive has gained Marine Diesel Engine Maintenance and Boatmaster qualifications, giving him the skills and knowledge to come in handy as Tauranga’s local First Mate. In his spare time, he enjoys crewing a yacht, sailing, ocean fishing, freshwater fishing, kayaking and takes every opportunity to be outdoors.

Your Local Marinas

Tauranga Bridge Marina

This 500-berth Marina is located inside the Tauranga harbour. Tauranga is renowned as one of NZ’s best aquatic recreation centres. Tauranga Bridge Marina won clean marina, and 2019 Best Environmental Performer Award.

Sulphur Point Marina

Sulphur Point Marina is home to 561-berth, and recently underwent a $2 million redevelopment. The upgrade work included the installation of a floating marina, a new pier to welcome boats in the marina up to 24m, and a fuel pontoon.