Auckland Anniversary Regatta Prizes

Prizegiving will be held on 20th February 2018 at the RNZYS, commencing at 18:30.

The following VIPs are officiating:

  • Mayor Phil Goff
  • Melanie Higgins, US Consulate General
  • John Lister OBE

Congratulations to all the winners and thank you Auckland for your participation in yet another successful Auckland Anniversary Regatta.

Check out the prizes on offer for Ports of Auckland Anniversary Regatta 2018

Racing Results for 2018

Auckland Anniversary Regatta Tugboat Race 2018

Centreboard, Windsurfing and Foilers at Takapuna Boating Club

Optimist and Starlings at Kohimarama Yacht Club

Sea Scout Cutters and Sunbursts at Narrowneck Beach

Lasers at Tamaki Yacht Club

Dragon Boats at the Viaduct Harbour

Radio Controlled Yacht Racing


In fine tradition

The Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta Prizegiving is a truly special evening.  The trophy collection dates back  to the 1860s and as a winner, your name will become an important part of boating history. 

Prizegiving: Tuesday 20 February 2018

Venue: Royal NZ Yacht Squadron

Time: 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start

Cash Bar and complimentary finger food

A showcase of trophies, worth nearly $100,000, are awarded at the prizegiving of the Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta and are on permanent display at The Voyager Maritime Museum in the Viaduct. When you win a cup, your name is engraved on it and you become a part of nautical history, forever.

Hundreds of dollars are given away in prize money, and a fantastic line up of spot prizes from our generous regatta sponsors.

CASH PRIZES: We are delighted to confirm that cash prizes will be awarded but skippers must be present to claim cash prizes unless residing 50km from the Royal NZ Yacht Squadron and unable to attend the Prizegiving in which case prize funds will be transferred online to the winning skippers bank account.

If you are an 'out of town' skipper (50km from RNZYS) please let us know before the Prizegiving if you are unable to attend - 0800-REGATTA or

SPOT PRIZES: These will be drawn on the night and all skippers are eligible to have their names in the hat ON CONDITION you rsvp that you will be attending the Prizegiving and be present  -  ‘all' skippers means every one of you who paid an entry fee and competed, regardless of place on the day.  Spot prizes will be redrawn if the winning skipper is not present.


Win a Holiday in Hawaii!

Return tickets (via points) and accommodation for two to Hawaii, including four nights c/o The Equus Hotel Honolulu including Airport Transfers. With special thanks to Hawaiian Airlines, Tourism Hawaii, and The Equus Hotel Honolulu, for making this holiday happen.  | The Equus Hotel Honolulu

Ten days on Spirit of New Zealand!

A young Regatta entrant between 16 and 18 years old will undertake a voyage of discovery that over 75,000 young people in the last 40 years have enjoyed. Enter the competition online. The winner will be announced at prizegiving.

A Bungy and Bridge Climb!

Ever tried the Auckland Bridge Climb? Or Bungy? One lucky Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta prize winner will get the chance to do both!

explore experiences!

Have your own sailing adventure! Win an America's Cup Sailing Experience for two people valued at $320, and a family pass to Waiheke Island, valued at $98.

A family pass to Snow Planet! 

Real snow, 365 days of the year. This family pass combo is worth $279, and gives you entry and equipment rental for two adults and two children. Great snow fun!

Phoenix Kayaks

Phoenix Kayaks

Phoenix Kayaks have kindly donated a Phoenix Phantom as a spot prize this year!

Thanks Phoenix (proudly NZ made) Kayaks.

Rainbows End passes! 

Adult and Child Superpasses to Rainbows End! For all the fun you can handle at New Zealand's favourite theme park. Superpasses get you access to all rides.

Treasure Island - the original adventure golf

Miniature golf at its finest, with courses based on a pirate theme. Two family passes are up for grabs!

The Riverhead experience

Four $35 vouchers - the historic tavern at the top of the Waitemata, the only tavern you can visit by boat easily from central Auckland.