New Zealand. Pure Experience. Perfect Timing.

With 14,000 kilometres of spectacular coastline stuffed with islands and open bays, there’s nowhere like New Zealand for an unforgettable sailing experience. And with a brace of world-class events coming to our waters, there’s never been a better time to discover it for yourself.

Be here in 2021!

From January to March, 2021, New Zealand will play host to international sailing events:

  • Prada America’s Cup Challenger Series: Challenger of Record team Luna Rossa will join other challengers for entry to the America’s Cup.
  • Millennium Cup: The South Pacific's premier superyacht regatta is coming to New Zealand's Bay of Islands, 30 January - 2 February.
  • J-Class Regatta: For the first time, Auckland will host J-Class racing on the Hauraki Gulf, 24 – 27 February 2021.
  • America’s Cup Match: Emirates Team New Zealand will race the winning challenger in the 36th America’s Cup.

Download the Destination & Cruising New Zealand booklet

We know the sea

With the world's ninth longest coastline, New Zealand is defined by the sea. We have a passion for sailing and our marine tech is recognised internationally for leading-edge, high performance innovation. Watch this video (02:51) to discover more. 

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