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36 degrees Yacht Brokers

At 36 degrees south of the earth’s equator a circle of latitude crosses the Atlantic, the Indian and the Pacific oceans. Robbs Hielkema, Rob, or ‘Robbs’ as he’s commonly known, is the Northland broker for 36 Degrees, located at the Opua-based office in the Bay of Islands.

Bringing a friendly and personable approach to brokering in the North, Robbs enjoys talking boats almost as much as he does being on the water. His background in professional yachting and vast experience of cruising, racing, and delivering countless yachts across the globe means he has a keen knack for finding suitable vessels to match buyers needs. 
His service partner Finn Topzand worked in our team in Germany before (and sailed as Crew member on our Farr280) and offers a huge experience in yacht electronics and further services.

If you’re in and around Opua, pop in and say hi at the office next to the General Store on the wharf.

More information:


Robbs Hielkema 

t +64 9 903 1001  

m +64 21 858 897


Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm

9 Westhaven Drive
Westhaven, Auckland
New Zealand

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