Regatta still going ahead at Red

There’s just a week to go until we celebrate Auckland’s birthday in the 182nd Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta, and we’re pleased to say the majority of the regatta can still proceed at a Red traffic light setting. Unfortunately due to the restrictions on gathering sizes, the Dragon Boats will no longer be able…

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Major spot prize announcement from Burnsco

Thanks to our incredibly generous sponsor Burnsco, we can now announce that one of the major spot prizes at the Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta 2022 will be an Aqua Marina Monster Paddle Board. One lucky skipper who comes along to Prizegiving at RNZYS on Tuesday 22 February 2022 will walk away with this…

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Loads to be won at the Ports of Auckland Anniversary Regatta!

There are so many chances to win when you enter the Ports of Auckland Anniversary Regatta – from cash prizes for division winners, to spot prizes from our generous sponsors, and of course the historic Auckland Anniversary Regatta trophy collection… Cash prizes for winners Cash prizes are awarded as a proportion of entry fees received…

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Last Chance to Enter Early for a $1,000 Spot Prize

This is your final reminder – there’s not much time left to enter early and be in with a chance to win a massive $1,000 cash prize. All you need to do is get your entry in by 31 December and you’re in the draw! One lucky yacht, launch or tugboat skipper who enters the…

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Win a tugboat racing experience at Auckland Anniversary Regatta

Here’s your chance to take part in the famous Tugboat Race during the Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta, on Monday 31 January 2022. One lucky entrant to this free prize draw will win two spots to ride on board the Christine Mary on Auckland Anniversary Day. Jump on board with our tug master Lance…

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Youth Spirit Prize returns for 2022

The Spirit of Adventure Trust have once again very generously put up a fantastic prize for one lucky youth entrant to the Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta in 2022. 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…

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Three awesome days of regatta racing in Auckland

With Bay of Islands Sailing Week now sadly cancelled, we know there will be more Auckland-based keelboats sticking around for Anniversary Weekend. But you needn’t miss out on three awesome days of keelboat regatta racing… COVID Cup + Auckland Anniversary Regatta = 3 days regatta racing! RNZYS and RAYC are running a two-day regatta on…

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Early entry prize draw closes soon!

How does a 1 in 10 chance of winning $1,000 cash sound? Sounds pretty good, right? Well that’s what the odds currently are for the 10 skippers who have entered early for the 182nd Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta to date. Want to be in with a chance of winning too? All you need…

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Sailing Instructions Published for 2022 Regatta

Sailing and Race Instructions for the 2022 Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta are now available for: Keelboats Tugboats Classic Launches RC Yachts Just visit the Sailing Instructions page to view or download the Instructions for your division. Centreboard, Dragon Boats and Waka Ama: Sailing Instructions will be available at your respective Briefings.

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