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44th TALL SHIPS REGATTA Saturday 6th January 2018

The entry forms can be viewed in PDF format and printed from the links below...

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Welcome to the Russell Boating Club, Bay of Islands

43rd TALL SHIPS REGATTA

Saturday 6th January 2018

SQUARE RIGGERS .............. R. Tucker Thompson..... Spirit of NZ ...... ......etc..

TALL SHIPS ........................ monohulls 30 ft. min. on deck with 2 or more masts.

CLASSIC INVITATION ...... monohulls, classic yachts 22ft. min. on deck, any rig.

ALL- COMERS ..................... any mono or multihull yacht over 20 ft. on deck

3 RACES : “All - Comers “ Start at 1200 (noon) off Russell Wharf

Tall Ships & Classics“ Start at 1215 off Russell Wharf.

COURSES : approx. 18 miles, within the Bay, to finish off Russell.

HIGH TIDE : 11.41 a.m. nzdt at Russell Wharf .

Committee Boats : M.V. Lady Crossley for Tall Ships / Classics

M.V. Tryal for All - Comers Contact on VHF 77.

SAILORS ! Register at R.B.C. Clubhouse, Matauwhi Bay 9 a.m on 6th Jan. $30.

--- AFTER -RACE CELEBRATIONS …..ALL WELCOME - NO COVER CHARGE

Entry desks at Marquee 4 p.m. onward ..... or come via Club's wharf in Matauwhi Bay

Hangi tickets $15 Buy at Entry desks and at Briefing .

LIQUOR: Get Bracelets at Marquee & Club Bar to verify you are 18 plus years ; please show I.D. if asked.

BARS Open …. …......... at 4 p.m. Strictly NO B.Y.O. thank you

PRIZEGIVING at Marquee …..... 7.p.m. approx.

HANGI dinner served …............ 7.30 p.m. Vegetarian Hangi available ; ask when being served.

MUSIC ........... 2 great Bands play from 4 p.m. to midnight. ..... ENJOY !

DONATIONS / KOHA - for music & bureaucracy !*#*! ... suggest $ 5 + thanks !

TALL SHIPS GOODIES on sale at Briefing and in Marquee , HATS , TEES and POLOS :

long-sleeves, short-sleeves, kids .

PHOTOGRAPHERS:

Steven Western 09 403 8845 info @ kingfishercharter.co.nz

Will Calver 021 114 7204 www.oceanphotography.co.nz

Dean Wright 09 407 5013 www. deanwright.co.nz

m10Racing 2017-18

This seasons evening racing starts September 27th with the first of the Cater Marine Series followed by Omata Estate Series on 4th October and Willis Sails Series on October 6th. The Weekend Series first race is 15th October 2017

m14Tall Ships

 

This event is held in early January each year. All details available here

m12Matauwhi Bay

 

The beautiful location of our clubhouse so please drop by sometime