America’s Cup Sail and Match Race Auckland | Explore NZ

From NZ$170 per person

America’s Cup Sail and Match Race Auckland | Explore NZ

A unique opportunity to participate as crew on an actual America’s Cup yacht! Or join the crew and participate in Match Racing America’s Cup style, for the ultimate thrill!!

The America’s Cup is the world’s oldest and most prestigious sporting trophy and ultimate yachting regatta. Usually the domain of billionaires and elite professional yachtsman, Explore New Zealand’s America’s Cup yachts offer the unique opportunity for everyone to participate in sailing these grand-prix racing machines.

Activity Options

America’s Cup Sailing Experience Two Hour Sail

  • A must do attraction in Auckland – join Explore NZ for two hours of unforgettable sailing
  • A unique opportunity to participate as crew on an actual America’s Cup yacht
  • Take the helm, exert energy on the grinders or sit back, relax and enjoy the sail
  • No experience necessary

*Departs 11 am, 1 pm and 2 pm daily

America’s Cup Match Race (Three Hours)

  • For the ultimate thrill join the crew and participate in Match Racing America’s Cup style
  • Your three hour experience begins in the Viaduct Harbour where you will meet the crew and go through a short race and safety briefing
  • The yachts then depart the Viaduct Harbour and after a period of practice, the action really starts, when you line up in the pre-start and compete head to head
  • Racing onboard multi-million dollar America’s Cup yachts is the Formula One on water!
  • No experience necessary

*Departs 2 pm daily

Departures

  • America’s Cup Sailing Experience (2 hrs) departs daily from the Auckland Viaduct
  • America’s Cup Match Race (3 hrs) departs three times a week from October to April from the Auckland Viaduct

Duration

  • 2 or 3 hours

Other Information

  • Sailing’s subject to weather and minimum numbers apply
  • No experience necessary
  • Dress comfortably, bring an extra warm layer of clothing and don’t forget your cameras
  • We are able to provide you with wet weather jackets if necessary

Location

Auckland Viaduct Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand.