We can now announce that the new Prizegiving date will be Wednesday 24 March, following the cancellation of the previous event due to lockdown. Join us for the Prizegiving Ceremony for the 181st Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta, where the regatta’s historic trophy collection will be awarded, along with prize money for the winners…

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The 181st Ports of Auckland Anniversary Regatta is on tomorrow, and it looks like a stunner day. What better way to spend it than joining hundreds of other sailors, powerboaters and paddlers on the water to celebrate Auckland’s birthday, AND put yourself in the running for some fantastic prizes, cash and trophies. Weather forecast for…

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Will you be among the hundreds of skippers joining us on the start line? We hope so! Remember – keelboats, launches and tugboats can still enter until 5pm today with no late entry fees, so entries still cost just $35. Late entries will be accepted until 5pm on Sunday 31st! Enter Now Weather forecast –…

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We have just confirmed an exciting new spot prize to be drawn at this year’s Prizegiving ceremony for the 181st Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta, courtesy of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron. The winner – drawn out of the hat from skippers present at Prizegiving – will receive two all-inclusive tickets to the…

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Fifty years after it was first launched as Chris Bouzaid’s Rainbow, Brett Stubbing’s Yachting World Diamond, now renamed Slippery Beaver, slid smoothly back into the water after a four-year refit that chewed up 1,800 man hours. Now this classic keeler with a modern twist is lining up to join legions of other vintage vessels on…

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We want everyone to stay safe on the water during the Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta, whether you’re participating in racing, watching the action from your own boat, or simply passing through the area. To help keep everyone safe, we do ask that you familiarise yourself with the race areas in the Sailing Instructions,…

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There are loads of prizes and prize money to be won at the Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta, along with our historic trophy collection. Historic trophy collection Our historic trophy collection features at least 14 trophies that have been around since before 1900! The collection – some of which are solid silver – is…

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