Auckland Harbourmaster said the incident broke the Navigation Safety Bylaw

Auckland Harbourmaster said the incident broke the Navigation Safety Bylaw (2008) – operating a vessel in breach of Maritime Rule 22 (Collision prevention) Maritime NZ said it was agreed that the Auckland Harbourmaster dealt with the collision as they responded to it – the criteria for MNZ investigating an incident is dependant on the circumstances.
Factors can include its seriousness (eg if there has been an injury or fatality) or if there’s been a clear breach of Maritime Rules ” While this incident was catastrophic in the sense of damage to the Gypsy, from an enforcement point of view, it was a relatively simple case of failing to give way.” … continuing

Gypsy being salvaged                                      Gypsy’s hull damage
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Gypsy close up                                                    Antaeus alongside the Coastguard boat
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