More exciting fun with a difference this week!! Tracker II was the Spectator Boat for the VIP crew of supporters from Vodafone and Samsung in their latest promotion.
Team Captain Jimmy Spithill of Oracle, winning boat in the America's World Cup, flew in to Auckland to take part in the recent Vodafone promotion.
The prize winner of the competition won the chance to take part in a demonstration match race with the famous skipper - remotely controlling the Vodafone yacht via Samsung cellphone from a helicopter!!
Earlier in the week the course was checking out for the 4gig coverage needed to ensure the sucess of the operation, of which Mantaray played an integral part ensuring boat to helicopter coverage.
The crew aboard Tracker were able to have great views of the competition having great viewing areas and photo opportunities.
Having recently taken out South Africa's superstar Cricketer, Jonty Rhodes, this time we were involved in a Media Promotion for the New Zealand Cricket Team.
TV1's Breakfast Show featured New Zealand Cricket Stars Chris Harris and Kyle Mills, along with ex legend Mark Greatbach - playing cricket with local children from Waiheke Island out in the beautiful Hauraki Gulf.
A stunning day for the shoot - clear blue skies - showing off Waiheke Wharf and surrounding views of the Island.
Tracker II with crew Ray, Lance and Sue, collected Kyle from the Pier after having the honour of the stunning World Cup Trophy itself on the boat (the "minder" keeping a very close eye!!).
The fishing was great - Kyle is a keen fisherman, having fished for many years from his home beach of Bucklands Beach in East Auckland.
Some great shots of Tracker II departing Waiheke Island from the camera crew on the boat and a drone following the boat. Some great footage of the fishing which will be used to p ...
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