Meet the team

Paul Stringer, Marina Manager

Paul Stringer is responsible for the day-to-day management of Bay of Islands Boatyard and Bay of Islands Marina.


He trained as a boat-builder at Alexander Boats in Auckland, completing his apprenticeship in 1991. He has a trade certificate in ship, yacht and boat building and his career includes management and logistics in a wide range of industries, including construction, transport and marine operations.


We hope that you will see him around at some of the events being held in the South Pacific… Please say Hi…


If you miss Paul at the events in the Islands, be sure to catch up with him at the Bay of Islands Marina. Paul and his team look forward to welcoming you.



The Marina Admin Team

Whether you are a regular visitor to the Bay of Islands or this is your first port of call in New Zealand, our friendly and knowledgeable Marina team look forward to welcoming you to our marina.


On arrival the team will direct you to your berth and lend a hand with the necessary paperwork before providing you with and brief orientation of marina facilities and the surrounding area. All of our team members are locals, they have witnessed the growth of the marina precinct over the years and can provide you with a wide range of local knowledge.


With the marina staff working hard to ensure your stay goes as smoothly as possible all you have to do is sit back, relax and enjoy all that the Bay of Islands has to offer.


Bookings can be made online by clicking here or by contacting the team who are available 7 days a week 364 days of the year (closed Christmas day).


The office is located opposite the boat ramp and in the building beside the laundry and café.


Open 7 days a week: 08:15 – 17:00


The Marina Maintenance and Boatyard Team

The Bay of Islands Boatyard is New Zealand’s northernmost fully serviced boatyard and with a 50 Ton travel lift and 100 Ton Slipway. Our onsite marine painting team offer a full range of painting solutions and we are conveniently within walking distance of a full complement of marine service providers who are ready to assist with all your maintenance requirements.


Bookings can be made online by clicking here or by contacting the team who are available weekdays.


The office is located beside the travel lift well and is open 5 days a week: 08:00 – 16:30