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2018 Mahurangi Regatta

…and fundraising underway for the 2019 Mahurangi Regatta

On the coastal trail to the Mahurangi Regatta

For 45 years, the Mahurangi coastline between Waiwera and Ōpahi has been in public ownership, begging to host a nine-kilometre coastal trail, linking 900-hectares of regional parkland. But while the potential of the trail has existed since the 1973…

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Mahurangi Regatta 2018 gallery

Just some of the fine photographs kindly provided by Lyn Bergquist and Bryce Taylor. a rich collection of regatta images is also available in the internationally admired Mahurangi Cruising Club Yearbook, of which Lyn Bergquist, since 2008, has been the…

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Mahurangi Regatta 2018 results

Results are ordered alphabetically by division, then by handicap place within each division. However, for those desiring an overall picture of the day’s racing, a combined-fleet list ordered by elapsed time is appended below the division placings…

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Prize-giving dance salvaged by stonemason

Since the Mahurangi Regatta Ball, in 2004, it has been the dream to have salubrious toilets. To be unabashedly sexist, where the women can chat and check their makeup, amidst nicely arranged cut flowers, and the men can patronise a collegial and sanitary…

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Short-handed shuttle and last Scotts ferry

As regular readers of the Mahurangi Magazine well know, this writer won’t be content until a cross-harbour ferry is instituted. This would benefit locals, Mahurangi Coastal Trail walkers, and be an absolute boon and delight generally, but particularly…

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Morning-after no-dogs breakfast

Incredibly, only two do it: Panmure Yacht and Boating Club, and Richmond. Even the race organiser, the Mahurangi Cruising Club, misses out on the best thing after the Mahurangi Regatta. It started small, with the organising clubs sharing…

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Signs of great and sustainable regatta

The Mahurangi Regatta is the wondrous, joyous outcome of many, occasionally disparate, plans and agendas of volunteer, council, and commercial entities, of which the most prominent, after this year’s event, will probably be Boating New Zealand

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2018 Mahurangi Regatta programme

Long-term changes to this year’s Mahurangi Regatta include the addition of a Reactor division, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the design, and one for the H28s. Short-term changes are holding shoreside events requiring a good width…

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Mahurangi Regatta supporters

Auckland Council
Browns Bay Boating Club
Bucklands Beach Yacht Club
Citywide Electrical
Classic Yacht Association
Corporate AV Services
Devonport Yacht Club
Gulf Harbour Yacht Club
Mahurangi Cruising Club—host club and race organiser
Mahurangi East Residents and Ratepayers Association—co-host of prize giving and dance
Mahurangi Oyster Farmers Association
Milford Cruising Club
New World Warkworth
One Warkworth
Panmure Yacht and Boating Club
Pine Harbour Cruising Club
Prestige Loos
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Richmond Yacht Club
Rob Campbell Sound
Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron
Sandspit Yacht Club
Teak Construction—principal regatta sponsor
Weiti Boating Club

  • Support by joining the 2020 Mahurangi Regatta crew

    Saturday 25 January 2020 – Always Auckland Anniversary weekend Saturday
    If you are potentially aboard for any of the roles listed below, please leave your name and email:

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