Modern Olympic boats have a classic World Championship The flashy 49er skiffs and foiling Nacra 17 were hosted by Risor, Norway, a historic wooden boat building town on the Southeastern…Read More
After Friday's (Day 3) final race the defending champion Swedes were disqualified by the jury in a protest with the Dutch. That put the Dutch into leadership position and critically…Read More
Under perfect conditions the Nacra 17 fleet raced up and down the season front of Risor to a cheering crowd. The leading Italians struggled today, with a capsize and a…Read More
https://youtu.be/HsP92IHH6mk Day 2 Highlights Todays racing demanded heavy weather skills as the north easterly on the outer course of Risor offered heavy seas and strength up to 25 knots changeable…Read More
After the first race day in the Junior world championships in the beautiful Norwegian city of Risor, two teams from New Zealand are leading after three races in the 49er…Read More
Logan Dunning Beck and Oscar Gunn and have won gold in Kiel Week after one of the tightest medal races ever seen in Olympic competition. https://youtu.be/yFf2-FvzxzY?t=1764 Live Broadcast Replay of…Read More
https://youtu.be/yFf2-FvzxzY Medal Races Live Link While the New Zealanders slid down the rankings in a light wind race today, the Poles head into the Medal Race with the slimmest of…Read More
Danish team Ida Baad Nielsen and Marie Thusgaard Olsen hit the left-hand corner in two races to move up to third in the 49erFX.... After a week of moderate to…Read More
On a hot and windy day in Kiel, the Australian Phillips brothers tore up the track to be leading the world-class 49er fleet after day one of the Olympic classes....…Read More
Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city, is famous for its stunning harbours and sailing culture. It is, without a doubt, a world-class racing and regatta destination.
The downtown competition venue offers quick and easy access to a vibrant city with a celebrated culinary scene, fantastic shopping, and dynamic arts and culture. As well as big city sophistication, Auckland also offers an incredible natural setting; beautiful beaches, volcanic cones, island getaways and expansive parks are never too far away.
Home to sailing champions and the highly anticipated 2021 Americas Cup, Aucklanders and New Zealander’s alike are proud of their sailing heritage. Here, the Championship will enjoy huge support from the public.
Auckland is looking forward to welcoming all athletes, teams and supporters of the 49er, 49er FX and Nacra 17 World Championships.
For early enquiries please contact: Jude Eades – Regatta Secretary Auck49erNacraWorlds@gmail.com
Oceanbridge Shipping are the logistics experts when it comes to major yachting events in New Zealand. Having been in business for more than 37 years they have helped tens of thousands of competitors with all the logistics that goes with competing in regattas around the world.
From the 2016 youth sailing world championships and 2019 Tornado world championships in Auckland to the 2011 Optimist world championships in Napier, they have taken care of shipping for both competitors and regatta organisers. They are the main sponsors of the Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta, which is this country’s premier Olympic and youth classes event, and also a major sponsor and supporter of Yachting New Zealand and other sporting events.
Oceanbridge will have a dedicated team to assist sailors competing in this year’s 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships in Auckland and can assist with international shipping, customs clearance, border security and trucking. Oceanbridge will have staff on the ground at the event to supervise unpacking and packing and will also handle general queries about shipping to make life easy for visiting sailors and teams. If you wish to ship your boats onward to Melbourne for the next regatta, or return home, they can help with it all.
Their dedicated Marine Team are passionate about boats, international sailors and shipping and best contact is:
Sara Meyer | email@example.com | +64 9 489 6070 (bus.) | +64 21 658 133
There is a range of accommodation close to the venue to suit all tastes and budgets. Popular choices are university summer accommodation, Air BnB and hotels or motels. Auckland city centre has approximately 11,125 accommodation rooms available from 5-star international hotels to budget-friendly lodges. There are a number of apartments available to rent and Auckland city centre has more than 2000 motel rooms. We highly recommend considering university summer accommodation at AUT which should be available from approximately November 20. See Wellesley Apartments. Use the event code 49erNacra when booking online. These 5-bedroom apartments are available for approx. NZ$65(or 40 Euro) per night per bedroom for a very short stay or it comes down to about NZ$51(30 Euro) for longer stays. The rate will include the following:
Group Bookings should enquire via: firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the event code 49erNacra also to receive the appropriate rate
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