His sister is jet-setting around the world, staying in first-class hotels and fielding song-writing requests from musical megastars but Angelo Yelich-O'Connor got his own taste of luxury.

The 13-year-old is Lorde's - or Ella Yelich-O'Connor's - little brother, and was at the helm of a $796,000 launch at the Hutchwilco Boat Show at Auckland's ASB Showgrounds.

Angelo and his engineer father, Vic O'Connor, were checking out the toys during the show's fourth and last day yesterday.

The 12.5m Meridian 391 Sedan features a dinette, fully equipped galley and two large staterooms.