Sponsors, Supporters, Heroes and Legends

We couldn’t be more honoUred
to be supported by some of
the most interesting and innovative brands,
People and organisations
to come out of the superyacht industry. thank you.



Widely respected within the international superyacht industry, the Burgess name needs no introduction. Burgess was built on a love of yachting. Founded in 1975 by Nigel Burgess, renowned sailor and worldwide single-handed ocean racer, Burgess is a world-leading superyacht brokerage house with a wide network, specialist team and expert knowledge. We are so proud to have such a hugely successful company putting their confidence and financial support behind The Superyacht Gathering. Thank you Jonathan and team.



Founded in 1873 Benetti has been doing what they do best - building striking, innovative yachts – for a very long time. The yard specialises in creating yachts that are as unique as their owners, and it is no surprise that Benetti’s are popular the world over. By partnering with The Superyacht Gathering the Benetti team will keep spreading the their message around Oceania. Benetti, thank you for joining us.

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With a reputation for excellence, Royal Huisman is known throughout the superyacht industry for its craftsmanship and one-of-a-kind custom motor and sailing yacht builds. Innovative designs paired with a pure boat building passion is what creates the Royal Huisman magic. New Zealand regularly welcomes Royal Huisman builds to its shores, and we are honoured to be partnering with the yard on The Superyacht Gathering.



The Produce Company Marine division provides premium provisioning for superyachts all around the South Pacific and Asia. Just like us, they are committed to showcasing the very best of New Zealand to visiting yachts. Always on call for any request, and providing exceptional product to suit even the most sophisticated palates, the superyacht team are the go-to for so many of our visiting (and NZ-based yachts). Thanks Alice, Rob and team, it’s great to have you on board.

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Based in the heart of Denarau, Fiji, Port Denarau frequently welcomes superyachts that are based in or travelling through the Pacific. Port Denarau Marina is the gateway to exploring the idyllic sun drenched tropical isles of Fiji’s Western Division, and offers world-class facilities and a warm Fijian welcome. Nigel Skeggs and the team at Port Denarau share our vision for promoting all that makes the South Pacific so special, thank you Nigel for your support!


Foundation Partner

When we came up with the idea of organising a superyacht event such as The Superyacht Gathering, our first stop was to Yachting Developments where owners Ian and Blanche Cook listened to our spiel and offered valuable feedback and advice. They then offered us the seed money to launch our project and for that we are incredibly grateful.

Yachting Developments is one of the NZ marine industry’s gems. With a passion for craftsmanship, a full service new build, refit and restoration offering, and a commitment to passing on artisanal boatbuilding skills to the next generation, they are the real deal.



A yacht is a hugely valuable asset, and Pantaenius make it their business to provide the best possible insurance cover, leaving owners to get on with enjoying their vessel. The company has offices around the world, including its Australian office which opened in 2012. Personable, custom expert advice is the Pantaenius way. Michaela and Jamie, thanks for joining us.

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For Lloyd Stevenson their goal is simple: to build the finest custom boats around. Headed up by Lloyd and Tracey Stevenson, the Kiwi yard has a vast portfolio of yachts to its name and has been building unique sailing and motoryachts since the 1980s. Recent projects include a number of custom superyacht tenders, all built by the yard’s team of craftsmen and women. Lloyd and Tracey, you are legends, thanks for your support.

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Event Supporter

An endorsement from the Commodore, the Rear-Commodore and the General Manager of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron means that we are able to join the Commodore for breakfast during The Superyacht Gathering and hear about what is happening at the Club and the surrounds in the lead up and including the year of the America’s Cup. Which also happens to be the 150th Birthday of the Squadron.

The RNZYS will work with us throughout each event, partnering and offering temporary memberships to all conference attendees, superyacht tender berthage and more.

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Boat International is the global authority in superyachting, celebrating the yachts and the life that comes with them through BOAT's unique environment and unrivalled access. Who better to help spread the word about The Superyacht Gathering? Thank you to the BOAT team for your belief in the event.

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Located in the heart of Auckland’s CBD, SKYCITY is New Zealand’s biggest tourism, leisure and entertainment company and has a reputation for hosting excellence. By partnering with SKYCITY we are able to show guests of The Superyacht Gathering some of Auckland’s finest first hand. Thanks SKYCITY!