News & Updates
Read all the latest news stories from the Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta. Find out what's happening both on and off the water, engaging stories on new entries and all the latest results.
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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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Take a ride on the historic tugboat William C Daldy
Missed out on our tugboat ride experience prize draw? Well here’s your chance to enjoy another amazing tugboat experience with the historic steam tug William C Daldy!Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
$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…Read More
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…Read More
Sailing & Race Instructions are now available
If you’re one of the dozens of people who heeded the call to enter early – thank you! And you’re now in the running to win a huge $1,000 cash…Read More
Last chance to get yourself in the draw for $1,000
Time’s running out 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…Read More
Find out what’s on in your city with OurAuckland
Planning your holiday fun in Auckland is easy thanks to OurAuckland – the what’s on guide from Auckland Council. Check out the OurAuckland website for up-to-date event listings throughout the…Read More
It’s back! Your chance to WIN a tugboat racing experience
Thanks to Captain Lance on the tugboat Christine Mary, we’re once again giving you the chance to take part in the famous Tugboat Race during the Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta,…Read More
Protect your most valuable assets during your summer holiday, with Rothbury
Whether you’re spending time at the beach, going on a road trip or even starting a home renovation project, it’s important to protect you home, contents, vehicle or rental property…Read More
So many ways to float your boat on Auckland Anniversary Day
The Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta is one of the biggest one-day regattas in the world. And it’s no wonder so many people choose to take part when you consider there…Read More
Looking for something extra special this Christmas?
Looking for something extra special for the one you love Christmas? Our wonderful sponsors Ellerslie Jewellers are experts at designing and crafting bespoke jewellery pieces of exceptional quality. The options…Read More
Over $10k in major spot prizes up for grabs!
Take part in the Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta on 30 January 2023 and come along to the Prizegiving where you’ll have every chance of winning one of several major spot…Read More
Enter now to be in to win $1,000 cash!
Entries have started coming in for the 183rd Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta on Monday 30 January, 2023. Thank you to those who have entered so far, and to further encourage…Read More
Special gold medal wines offer from Lawson’s
Our loyal sponsor Lawson’s Dry Hills Wines has recently scooped even more gold medals at The New Zealand International Wine Show – NZ’s largest wine competition. They were awarded four…Read More
Be part of history in the making at the Auckland Anniversary Regatta
New Zealand’s oldest sporting event – the Auckland Anniversary Regatta – will be held again on Monday 30th January, 2023, and organisers are inviting boaties to be part of history…Read More
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