Why choose us?

We Create Unique Experiences

As Yacht Agents we evolve and adapt but never forget where we came from. Proud of our rich Maori heritage, we know the best ways to share it and customise your Itinerary to fill it with unforgettable moments for you and your clients.

We Turn Impossible to Possible

Going above and beyond is what we do, we are more than just agents. We create a friendship for life. We continually surpass our clients’ expectations, and our return clients prove that we have the experience and capacity to handle the full scope of superyacht requests.

We Make It Easy For You In New Zealand

Our dedicated superyacht support team uses the best of its local knowledge to help yacht owners and crew fully enjoy their time in NZ

About Us

Superyacht Support NZ is a premier superyacht shoreside support agency in New Zealand. Based in Auckland, the main superyacht hub, our yacht services cover all aspects of shore support…

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Duthie Lidgard

Managing Director

Michelle Crooks

Superyacht Support – Uniform and Interior

John Panoho

Exclusive Itineraries and Cultural Advisor

Elena Siun

Itineraries and Crew Placement

Quintin Harriman

Engineering and Parts procurement

Sharron Lidgard



The 36th America’s Cup will take place in New Zealand between 6 th – 21 st March 2021. The event is bringing people from all over the world to the renowned ‘City of Sails’, Auckland, famous for its sailing conditions.

The race will be contested by the winner of the 2017 America’s Cup, Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) yacht club, represented by their team, Emirates Team New Zealand. The challenger selection series will happen in
January–February 2021.

Superyacht Support NZ is the aligned Yacht Agency with the RNZYS and we directly support their visiting clientele leading up to the America’s Cup.

If you are planning to visit New Zealand during the America’s Cup feel free to contact us for seamless support. We will use the best of our local knowledge to guarantee your unforgettable America’s Cup experience.


“Duthie, the service that we have received from yourself and your team at Superyacht Support NZ has been exemplary. From prior to Aquijo’s arrival into Auckland in September 2018, right through a busy maintenance period before and after an extensive Owner Cruise around New Zealand, guys have gone out of their way to assist the

Captain - 86M Sailing Yacht AQUIJO, 9 months in NZ

“Superyacht Support NZ, they are also part of Asia Pacific Superyachts network, are the most impressive agents I have dealt with in my yachting career. Throughout our six-month period in New Zealand, Duthie and Michelle became an invaluable part of our Halo family and we were overwhelmed with the level of service we received. From

Chief Stewardess - 57M, FEADSHIP, MY HALO, 6 months in NZ

“The vessel specializes in cruising remote and ‘off the beaten track’ locations of the South Pacific, regularly visiting New Zealand to re-stock, re-provision, have work done and cruise the North and South Islands. We have been using Superyacht Support NZ as our yacht agent since 2014. Over the years we have cruised extensively throughout New

Captain - 37m Expedition vessel “DARDANELLA”