Race with the "Classics"
Join in the regatta organised by the    February 6th - 9th 2003
CLASSIC YACHT ASSOCIATION OF NEW ZEALAND (Inc.)
 
An Article by the New Zealand Herald May 18th 2002 NZ National Paper
The Inaugural International Classic Yacht Regatta "Don't miss the start gun"
 
Draft Programme
Day One
Wednesday, 5 Feb 10:00 - Depart and cross the America's Cup course sailing down to Auckland and visiting the America's Cup syndicate bases. Stopping for lunch at Rangitoto Island along the way.
 
Day Two
Thursday, 6 Feb 11:00 - Race #1 starts off Orakei Wharf - to Kawau Island (with turning mark at Torbay).

Thursday, 6 Feb 18:00 - Drinks ashore at RNZYS's Lidgard House, Bon Accord Harbour, & BBQ.

 
Day Three
Friday, 7 Feb 10:30 - Race #2 Starting and finishing in Kawau Bay.

Friday, 7 Feb 14:00 - Race #3 Starting and finishing in Kawau Bay.

Friday, 7 Feb 18:00 - Drinks ashore at RNZYS's Lidgard House, Bon Accord Harbour & BBQ.

 
Day Four
Saturday, 8 Feb 11:00 - Race #4 Starts in Kawau Bay finishing back off Westhaven in Auckland.

Saturday, 8 Feb 18:00 - Drinks ashore at RNZYS's Westhaven Clubrooms & BBQ.

 
Day Five
Sunday, 9 Feb 10:00 - Parade of Sail from Westhaven to Orakei Wharf.

Sunday, 9 Feb 12:00 - Race #5 Starts off Orakei Wharf - finishing at Westhaven.

Sunday, 9 Feb 18:00 - After race drinks, followed by the Prize Giving and a buffet dinner at the RNZYS.

Day Six
Monday, 10 Feb 10:00 - Leisurely breakfast, then a gentle sail back with stopoffs as requested after a hectic regatta programme and return to base by 16:00.
Note
1) ALL activities away from the yacht are at additional cost of the local operator.
2) Pickup time Auckland City 0900 hrs leaving 0915 hrs.