2010 Mahurangi Regatta programme

by | 20 Jan 2010 | Regatta 2010 | 0 comments

Event date Saturday 30 January 2010
High tide 07:47 (1.30 m) then 20:03 (1.21 m)

Sailing events Mahurangi Cruising Club
Shoreside events Friends of the Mahurangi

Prize-Giving Crowd Assembles

Standing Room Only: The crowd assembled for the 2009 Mahurangi Regatta prize-giving, which was followed by the traditional regatta dance in the marquee beyond. photographer Jason Brown

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

The Jane Gifford departs Warkworth
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)
12.00 pm
The Jane Gifford assumes her station as start boat
12.30 pm–2.30 pm
Sailing events (and launch log race) commence
4 pm
Tug-of-war (grand finale of shoreside events)

Mahurangi Regatta Prize-Giving and Dance
Held at Scotts Landing

10 am onward
Mahurangi and marine art exhibition
5.30 pm-ish
The Jane Gifford anchors off beach (visitors welcome)
5.30 pm
Gourmet burgers (served all evening—proceeds towards event costs)
6 pm
Cash bar opens (licenced area—no BYO—proceeds towards event costs)
6.30 pm
Art auction (proceeds towards event costs, balance to the Jane Gifford)
6.45 pm
7.30 pm
Dance commences: Prohibition Big Band
10 pm
Bar closes; Last dance

Sunday morning at Scott Homestead

7–11 am
Coffee and croissants
7–11 am
Mahurangi and marine art exhibition


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