About PeterSmith.net.nz

…and articles about Peter and Kiwi Roa

Peter, rowing to Kiwi Roa
Peter, rowing to “Kiwi Roa”. Hovgaard Island, Antarctica

About Peter and Kiwi Roa’s website

PeterSmith.net.nz hosts a range of different content either about or written by Peter Smith. The articles below tell Peter’s story, as well as that of his ultimate cruising yacht, Kiwi Roa.

The site also publishes a number of comprehensive articles on anchors and anchoring, tapping into both Peter’s expertise and experience as a life-long sailor and designer of the Rocna and Vulcan anchors, and the research and resources of Rocna Anchors. Peter also shares with the world the experiences of sailing in some of the world’s most remote and extreme – but beautiful and awe-inspiring – locations.

Disclosure and disclaimer

We remind you that no resource can hope to be 100% complete, and that content on PeterSmith.net.nz is not tailored in consideration of your exact situation.

No guarantee can be made that the information on this website is up-to-date or accurate.

The information on this website should not be considered a substitute for the skills and knowledge demanded by a reasonable level of good seamanship. Peter Smith and associates cannot accept any responsibility for the independent decisions or actions undertaken by the designer or builder of any vessel, nor its skipper or crew when under operation.

Offshore sailing and visiting the locations described on this website demands the upmost of careful preparation with an appropriate vessel, equipment, and crew. Boaters inspired by this website should recognize that this is not a cruising guide nor navigational aid.

This website expresses the stories and opinions of Peter Smith. We do not accept any form of advertising, sponsorship, or paid insertions by third parties. Peter Smith is the designer and licensor of the Rocna and Vulcan anchor range, and continues to maintain a financial relationship with the Rocna Anchors licensee and manufacturer. Content on this website is to be viewed as the honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences of Peter Smith.