Thank you Auckland! What a way to celebrate 184 years

Celebrating its 184th year, the City of Sails lived up to its name on Anniversary Day, as hundreds of mariners turned out to race in the Oceanbridge Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta. While conditions were very fresh – with winds gusting in excess of 25 knots at times – there was no dissuading the regatta’s smallest…

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Watch the racing with the best views in town at the Lighthouse Cafe at RNZYS

The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron’s new Lighthouse Cafe at Westhaven will be open on Auckland Anniversary Day, and provides one of the best vantage points in the city to watch the Oceanbridge Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta. Lighthouse Cafe will be open from 7am – 4pm on Monday 29 January. With the tugboat race and…

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Divisions are filling up – but there’s still room for more!

Thank you to everyone who has entered the 184th Oceanbridge Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta! Next Monday looks like it’s going to be a great day for sailing, with fresh southwesterlies, so come and float your boat to celebrate Auckland Anniversary Day. Our Classic Launch Race is currently looking like it’s going to be a fantastic…

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Regatta day is just a week away – but there’s still time to enter!

The Oceanbridge Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta is just a week from today, but there’s still time to get your entry in and be part of history in the making. Celebrating 184 years this year, this regatta represents your chance go down in sailing history. Winners’ names from each division are forever engraved on one of…

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Just 10 days to go – but we need your support!

In just over a week, Auckland’s harbours will once again come alive with vessels of all shapes and sizes, in celebration of the founding of the ‘City of Sails’ 184 years ago. The Oceanbridge Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta is New Zealand’s oldest sporting event, pre-dating even the America’s Cup by 11 years. It’s also one…

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Two weeks to go – will you go down in nautical history?

We hope you had a fantastic festive season and an enjoyable break. There are now just two weeks to go until the Oceanbridge Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta kicks off. But there’s still time to put your hat in the ring and be in with a chance to go down in history. At 184 years old,…

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Tribute to a Maritime Legend – Vice Patron John Street

We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of John Street – Vice-Patron of the Auckland Anniversary Regatta Committee. John was and will remain an absolute icon in this country for his amazing achievements, from supporting the endeavours of the average bloke who just wanted to be able to sail his boat, to the…

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Your time’s running out to be in to win $1,000!

This is your final warning – if you want to be in with a chance of winning a huge $1,000 cash prize at our Prizegiving ceremony, you must get your entry in by the end of the month – that’s in just over a week’s time! The prize will be awarded to the skipper of…

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Be in to Win over $15k in prizes, plus a whole lot more!

The Oceanbridge Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta is just around the corner on 29th January 2024 and we have some amazing spot prizes totaling well over $15,000 in value which you’ll have every chance of winning! Just compete on the day and be present at the post-regatta Prizegiving for your chance to win.   Thanks to…

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