H28's Regatta

 This years Regatta is on March 25 – 28 2016, over the Easter long weekend, ang="EN-US">and is planned to be held at the Bottom-end of Waiheke.

Each year, over one of the summer long weekends, an H28's Regatta / Rally is held

based at one of the Hauraki Gulf island locations near Auckland. The regatta is open to

any H28 yacht whether a member or not of the H28 Yacht Owners Association Inc. and

the emphasis is on social / family H28 boating activities.

Like the past successful events we plan to have at least three good H28 yacht races

over the first two days and there is also a program of social / beach / onshore fun activity

for the evenings and the subsequent days. Past regattas have had around 10 to 12

H28's participate plus some 5 or 6 non-H28 boats involved. It's a fun weekend.

Weather permitting the event is based at a local island (within half a day sailing from

Auckland) with anchorages to suit.


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A number of trophies are contested by racing members in Auckland each season.

In addition to specific racing events a number of special events are held each year as part of the Cruising Programme. These events are informal, often based around cruising to the next beach BBQ!

From November to February a series of gulf races are held.

In January there is a class race from Mahurangi to Auckland as part of the Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta.

A Ladies Race is held as part of the Summer Cruising Programme. The lady must take the helm no later than when the yacht crosses the starting line and remain at the helm until the course is complete.

All members are welcome to participate in any race, especially if they haven’t raced before. The rivalry is friendly and there’s a lot to be learned from watching those more experienced.