Regatta Information

Regatta Race Courses

In August 2018 this information will be updated for the 2019 Bay of Islands Sailing Week regatta.

The 2019 regatta is between 22 and 25 January 2019.

Racing will be held in three separate race areas.

No 1. Outer Course for A and B divisions
No 2. Middle Course for C, E, Sports Boat, Weta Class, & Sports Boats divisions

The racing will be a combination of Windward / Leeward and Bay Races on these two courses.

No 3. Course for Island Racing A, B, C and D divisions, all of which will sail one Bay Race a day.  This year the start line is likely to set to provide as close to a windward start as possible.

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Marine Facilities

A wide range of marine facilities are available at Opua. These include:

  • Haul Out Facilities
  • Sails & Rigging
  • Marine Engineers & Electricians
  • Boat & Outboard Sales & Repairs
  • Marine Chandleries

Should you need to haul out: Ashby’s Boatyard.

Berths and Moorings

The Opua marina has just completed a signficiant expansion in the number of berths. However early booking is still advised for both the marina and moorings.

Opua Marina office +64 9 402 7124 or enquiries@opuamarina.co.nz

Breakfasts and Lunches

Breakfasts can be purchased at the Marina Cafe, open from 7.30am, or Opua Store, open from 7am, each morning.

Lunches are available from the Opua Store. Phone 09 402 7575 or order use the order form here

Accommodation

The Bay of Islands offers a fantastic range of places to stay check out the options at:

www.northlandnz.com