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2009 Mahurangi Regatta programme

by 20 Jan 2009Regatta 20090 comments

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

Oiling the Wheels: The auctioning of this dramatic one metre by one metre oil on canvas of the J class Endeavour will make a major contribution towards to costs of the regatta after-match function. artist Paul Deacon

Mahurangi Regatta
Generally* held at Sullivans Bay
*In the event of a strong easterly forecast, at Scotts Landing

9 am
Entries (for sailing events and log race)
9–11 am
Launching of small boats participating in regatta
11 am
Shoreside events commence—dinghy, kayak, open kayak, swimming, running, three-legged, sack, spud and spoon, water run, egg throwing, blindfold boat, lost-the-dinghy-oars, rowed inflatable, sand sculpture—and any other event suggested that seems a good idea at the time! (enter by presenting at starting line)
12.30 am–2.30 pm
Sailing events (and log race) commence
4 pm
Tug-of-war (grand finale of shoreside events)

Mahurangi Regatta Prize-Giving & Dance
Held at Scotts Landing

10 am onward
Marine Art exhibition by Paul Deacon
5.30 pm
Dinner commences (and is served all evening)
6 pm
Cash bar opens
6.30 pm
7.30 pm
Dance commences: Prohibition Big Band
10 pm
Bar closes; Last Dance


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