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2013 Mahurangi Regatta

Mahurangi Regatta 2013 results

Results of the 2013 Mahurangi Regatta, to hand: A Class Trophy Line honours Ranger 1st W Leslie Trophy Thelma 2nd Rawene 3rd Ranger 4th Achernar 5th Prize 6th Moana 7th Iorangi 8th Waitangi 9th Frances 10th Tawera Frostbites Times not recorded. Due to confusion... read more

Best band line-up and end to playing on the grass

The big band was back with sweet vengeance. Following a two-year hiatus initiated by an ex-tropical cyclone and prolonged, in 2012, by mediocre weather combined with a lack of funding, the Prohibition Big Band line-up on Saturday night was strongest, tightest and most... read more

Centreboarders, Sealegs and Scotts Landing logistics

It is currently kinder for folk with sleep-aboard craft. That is, the Mahurangi Regatta in its current format, than for those whose craft weren’t primarily designed with a good night’s sleep in mind. If, after launching at Sullivans Bay and sailing in the regatta, the... read more

2013 Mahurangi Regatta programme

Event date Saturday 26 January 2013 High tide 07:37 (0.95 m above mean level of sea) Low tide 13:46 (-0.79 m) High tide 19:45 (0.84 m) Mahurangi Regatta Generally* held at Sullivans Bay *In the event of strong easterly wind, sailing entries will be taken at Scotts... read more

Designing the perfect tropical cyclone-proof regatta

Rodney Local Board would certainly want its $5000 back. In the event, that is, of a repeat of a visitation by an ex-tropical cyclone the likes of Wilma, which cancelled the 2011 Mahurangi Regatta. Against the five killed by Tropical Cyclone Evan in Samoa and massive... read more

Burgers off but band is back

In 2011 it was Cyclone Wilma. In respect to this summer’s tropical cyclones, the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research reports that meteorological forecasting centres are predicting: …near average or slightly above average numbers for many islands [are]... read more

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