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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…Read More
Thank you to everyone who participated in, supported and watched the 181st Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta
It was a glorious day out, with sunshine, sparkling seas and a lovely sea breeze in the afternoon just in time for the keelboat starts. It would have been ideal…Read More
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…Read More
Regatta sponsors Explore are running a special, one-off Anniversary Regatta Cruise aboard their premium cruise vessel Ocean Explorer. Catch all the regatta action from the water on a 6.5 hour…Read More
On Monday 1 February, one of the world’s biggest one day regattas will take place in Auckland, as hundreds of vessels take to the water to celebrate the 181st birthday…Read More
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…Read More
Local Notice to Mariners 01-21: Pipeline mobilisation to Westhaven, St.Marys Bay Outfall works (Point Erin), Amended.
The following Notice to Mariners has been issued by the Auckland Harbourmaster. Please take note as it may affect vessel movements during the Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta. Local…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Our sponsors Rothbury Insurance Brokers have been helping protect Kiwis and their businesses – like Dickey Boats – since 1950. Check out their ads on YouTube, or visit the Rothbury…Read More
A 10 Day Voyage on board Spirit of New Zealand is a life-changing experience – unlocking your potential, leaving you ready to face your future! If you’re 16 to 18…Read More
Still struggling to find the perfect Christmas gift for that special someone in your life? Why not check out the fantastic range of jewellery and giftware at Ellerslie Jewellers. They…Read More
We’re delighted to welcome back Lawson’s Dry Hills Wines as a regatta sponsor again this year. With Christmas just around the corner, why not take a look at the Lawson’s…Read More
Calling all cruising keelboats! There’s a great way for you to be part of the fun and historic occasion that is the Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta, without having…Read More
Ports of Auckland’s cornerstone community event, SeePort will look different in 2021. As a result of COVID-19 impacts, the regular three-day festival will be condensed into a one-night-only concert and fireworks – the SeePort Concert & Fireworks. The evenings line-up will be fully loaded…Read More
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