Our Range

670 Targa Outboard

670 Outboard

725 Outboard

770 Outboard

825 Inboard

825 Outboard

870 Inboard

925 Inboard

970 Inboard

35 Inboard

CUSTOM  Aluminium

At Makaira Boats we are a passionate team of aluminium boat builders. Our aim is to build the best quality aluminium boats on the market.


Makaira boats is based a few hours north of Auckland in the game fishing capital of New Zealand, the Bay of Islands. We are very passionate about what we do, always looking to improve and streamline our building methods to maximise the functionality of our boats. We will custom build your boat to suit your needs; be it a dedicated sport-fishing machine, a custom dive boat or a family weekender.

If you have the vision, we can build it.

The Makaira Way

  • All Hulls are designed using naval architecture software.  
  • With a full weight study done on the boat before it is built to ensure the best sea keeping in all seas 
  • Fully welded full length girders and inter-coastal frames
  • Multiple captive buoyancy chambers (we leave all frames and girders intact)
  • 8mm hull standard
  • Limited Lifetime hull warranty (10 year transferable)
  • All aspects of a boat build are completed in house from CNC cutting of the plate at fabrication right through to paint, electrical fit out and upholstery 
  • Option of “Survey/Build”

Standard Specs For Game Fishing

These features are standard across our entire range:

  • Large underfloor fuel tanks
  • Sport fishing transoms
  • Toughened curved glass screens
  • Classic Carolina sport fishing lines
  • Built in aluminium tuna tubes
  • 8mm hulls
  • Game rigged with game poles and bases

"Each Makaira boat can be designed  for your individual needs."

 Makaira Boats


Makaira Boats

24a Klinac Lane
Waipapa, Kerikeri 0295





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