Could you give us your feedback please?

We do our best to put on a great regatta for everyone taking part, and as part of that, we’d like to understand how you feel about the regatta and if there’s anything we could do to improve for the future. We’d really appreciate your feedback via a quick survey – all responses are anonymous.…

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Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta cancelled for only second time in history

For only the second time in its 183 year history, the Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta has been cancelled. Organisers made the difficult decision to cancel tomorrow’s event after a crisis meeting this morning, following the devastating floods on Friday night and the announcement of a state of emergency for Auckland. “We’re looking at marginal conditions…

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Coming to watch the racing? Head to RNZYS for the best views

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

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Hawaiian Holiday up for grabs at this year’s regatta

If you’ve been dreaming of overseas travel then this is your chance to win the trip of a lifetime to the fabulous islands of Hawaii. Thanks to our generous sponsors Hawaiian Airlines, Marriott Hotels and Go Hawaii, we have an incredible major spot prize to give away to one lucky skipper who enters this year’s…

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Launches old & new – join the parade!

From classic old timers to powercraft of the present day, launches of all ages are invited to join a parade celebrating the evolution of power driven vessel design over the last 100 years. The parade will take place after the tugboat and classic launch races, starting at 1300hrs, and will follow the lead boat around…

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Sailing Instructions amended

The Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions have recently been amended – the changes affect 420 and Farr 3.7 classes. Please make sure you have the most up-to-date version of the Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions. Image: Live Sail Die

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Two weeks to go until regatta day

We’re just two weeks out from Auckland Anniversary Day, and New Zealand’s oldest sporting event. There’s still time to get your entry in for the 183rd Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta and be part of history in the making. Not to mention putting yourself in the running to win over $15,000 in prizes.

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$3,000 Harken Fosters vouchers up for grabs at Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta

The Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta on Monday 30th January has gained a new major spot prize sponsor this year. Fosters Ship Chandlery has jumped on board to support NZ’s oldest sporting event, putting up a massive $3,000 in Harken Fosters vouchers for their Westhaven store. There will be six prizes of $500 Harken Fosters vouchers…

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Win a trip on Spirit of New Zealand worth $3,500

The Spirit of Adventure Trust have again very generously put up a fantastic prize for one lucky youth entrant to the Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta in 2023. The lucky winner will be sailing away on a 10 day youth development voyage on the Spirit of New Zealand, worth $3,500. The Youth Spirit Prize competition is…

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