Omega Auckland Match Racing Regatta

The Omega Auckland Match Race Regatta, from March 1-6, which will feature some of the biggest names in international match racing. Entry is by invitation, and will include a number of high profile sailors with a long history in the sport of sailing  as well as the current top level international match racers.

 

Omega Auckland Match Race Regatta

Dates: March 2-6

Venue: Westhaven with race courses laid on the inner harbour bounded by the harbour bridge, Devonport and the CBD.

Regatta format: This invitation only regatta will be raced in the world- renowned Auckland MRX match-racing fleet. Emirates Team New Zealand skipper Dean Barker, and current world match racing champion Adam Minoprio will be competing. In coming days, invitations will go out to some of the other leading international match racers.

Prize-money $US75,000

Race management: Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron.