The 2024 range of apparel and merchandise for “NZ’S BEST BIG BOAT REGATTA” is available to pre-order now. Get your orders in to get your crew decked out in official BOISW gear. There are rash shirts, t-shirts, polos, caps and sun hats, as well as the ubiquitous stubbie holder.
You can even make these your official team shirts by adding your boat name to the back for $10 per item. Our apparel supplier DD Gold in Kerikeri is taking pre-orders now via their website, or email email@example.com or call 09 407 1527.
You can order right up to – and even after – the event, and you’ll also be able to purchase from a limited selection at Regatta HQ throughout the week, but you’d be well advised to pre-order to be sure you get the styles and sizes you’re after.
Last Chance for Early Entries – Closing 31 December
If you haven’t entered AND paid yet, you have just 10 days left before the early entry cut-off! Even though you can still enter after 31 December, it pays to get your entries in before the deadline so that you can:
- Avoid the late entry fee of $100 which is added to all entry fees paid after 31 December
- Go into the draw to win a Gill Offshore sailing jacket from Burnsco
- Help our volunteer race management crew plan the best regatta.
We’re now at 69 entries – keep ‘em coming!
Thanks to everyone who recently got their entries in, and especially those who heeded the call for more windward leeward racers in our Open Racing divisions. B Division is now looking healthy with some solid competition in there, C Division has the minimum required for a series but both C and A divisions are could do with a few more entries at this stage.
We know it can be tough finding enough crew to sail windward leeward and contest three races a day on bigger boats, but these divisions do need your support if they’re to continue. Please keep showing your support to these divisions and let’s see some world-class competition in the Open Racing fleets!
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