Notification of AGM – Monday 8 August

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Auckland Anniversary Regatta Incorporated will be held on Monday 8 August 2022 at the Richmond Yacht Club, Westhaven commencing at 7.00pm. The Agenda and Nomination Forms for the following committee positions will be available online the week commencing Monday 11 July 2022 and nominations…

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Trophy winners for 2022 announced

Although the Prizegiving ceremony for the 2022 regatta was regretfully cancelled, we would still like to celebrate all our trophy winners by naming them and the trophies they won here. Of course the winners names will still be engraved on their respective trophies, which are on permanent display at the Maritime Museum, so our 2022…

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Prizegiving regretfully cancelled

Sadly the committee has taken the difficult decision to cancel the 2022 Auckland Anniversary Regatta Prizegiving Ceremony. Prizegiving was initially postponed due to continuing Covid restrictions on gathering sizes, with the intention of holding it when things returned to normal. However, organisational challenges have made it difficult to achieve this, and as the year marches…

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Coverage from NZ Herald

As the weather turns colder it’s nice to look back on a fabulous day in the sun. Many thanks to for the coverage of this year’s regatta, which attracted many more entries than the 2021 event. And we hope 2023 will be even bigger still!

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Regatta round up from a blustery Anniversary Day on the water

Well, that was exciting! From an initial long range weather forecast of light winds gradually filling in throughout the day, to the eventual blustery conditions we experienced on the day, it was a thrilling ride for everyone who took part. The conditions on the day made for rather wet racing for many, with the smaller…

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Entries are up, but there’s still room for more

Entry numbers for the 182nd Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta have already surpassed last year’s numbers, and there’s still time to enter if you haven’t already. There are good numbers of entries in most divisions (check out the entry lists here), but it would be great to see some more competition in the Kawau…

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Coming to watch the racing? Head to RNZYS

The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) will be open on Auckland Anniversary Day, and provides one of the best vantage points in the city to watch the Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta. With the tugboat race and display taking place off Westhaven, along with the classic launch race and keelboat race starts, there…

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A quick reminder about Covid…

Please remember that we are currently at Red under the Covid Protection Framework, which means there’s a need to protect both at-risk people and our health system from an unsustainable number of hospitalisations. Yachting New Zealand has published some very useful advice detailing what the red setting means for sailors, clubs and regattas, which can…

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Tugboat and Classic Launch Race Safety Message

This is a safety message to all berth holders and harbour users on Auckland Anniversary Day, Monday 31 January, 2022. TUGBOAT RACE:  Please be aware there will be a tugboat race in the inner harbour on Anniversary Day Monday 31 January 2022. The race will start off Westhaven at 1000hrs and the ‘wash’ is expected…

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Biggest smiles WIN Mount Gay Rum!

This year we’re giving away a bottle of Mount Gay’s finest to the boat that delivers the BIGGEST smiles for our official media teams! Look out for the fabulous Lissa Photography on board classic launch ‘My Girl’, along with the team from MediaLab and FlyUAV on the boat marked ‘MEDIA’, and get your whole crew…

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