Some didn’t get to sample the 2009 Monster Mahuburger. One didn’t deserve to, given he under-ordered. A few even missed out on the hundred that went out Bambi-free—unforgivably, these were also free-range egg –free. For the six hundred who got one—or the sailor who... read more
Event date 24 January 2009 High tide 06:48 (0.83 m) then 18:53 (0.72 m) Shoreside events Friends of the Mahurangi Sailing events Mahurangi Cruising Club Mahurangi Regatta Generally* held at Sullivans Bay *In the event of a strong easterly forecast, at Scotts Landing... read more
The cushiest job going at the Mahurangi Regatta is unquestionably that of gatekeeper at Scotts Landing. It comes complete with: Kiwiana bach accommodation personal parking space Bastion Point –style regatta vantage Curiously, the position has gone wanting year after... read more
Launching of small boats participating in regatta 9–11 am Retrieval 3.30–4.30 pm Shortly after the 2009 regatta format was published, park ranger Matthew Williams e-mailed asking that the small boat launching times at Sullivans Bay be included. The editor is always... read more
Two recent days could be termed red-letter days, in respect to the Mahurangi Regatta. The first was when marine artist Paul Deacon emailed regarding his donation of two works, to be auctioned at the prize-giving and dance. The next was when the owner of one of the... read more
For a while there, the vendors had inveigled their way in. Invariably, there is somebody looking to cash in on the event, but it was the strongly-held view of the generation that revived the Mahurangi Regatta that it should be a good old-fashioned... read more
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