Rum Racing

Take part in a Rum Race, one of Auckland’s most exciting weekly sailing events. Escape the city for the harbour and get involved sailing our harbour cruising yachts…

Join the locals as they take part in the iconic Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron Race. This iconic and colourful race attracts a wide range of participants from the sailing community.

  • Engage our friendly local crew, all keen amateur and professional sailors themselves they can answer any questions you may have.
  • Great spectacle, this is a genuine sailing event which will get you amongst the real 'City of Sails'
  • No experience required, our experienced crew will be on hand to show you the ropes and we can accommodate people of all ages with every level of fitness.
  • Safe & comfortable, the large purpose built cockpit ensures maximum comfort for racing and socialising.

Take a rope or steer the helm and help the crew sail one of our purpose built harbour cruising yachts. These are the perfect vessels to get among the action of the race.

Sit back in the open cockpit with a drink and soak up the atmosphere with banter, mishaps and tactics. Our crew will keep you informed on all the sailing action.

Great chances to take in the expansive views of Auckland from the harbour, as you sail the course.

Return you to the hub of the Viaduct where you can continue with dinner or drinks at one of the top bars and restaurants of the central Viaduct Basin.