Sail NZ is the largest sailing operator in New Zealand with an impressive fleet of high Winners in the 2003/2004 Tourism Award – Adventure Activities and Qualmark accredited industry leader providing once in a lifetime sailing opportunities. Operating in Auckland and the Bay of Islands, Sail NZ also offers unique marine mammal experiences in the Bay of Islands with sister Company, Dolphin Discoveries.
America's Cup Sailing ExperiencE - NZL40 and NZL41e
An unforgettable two hours sailing! A unique opportunity to participate as crew on an actual America’s Cup yacht. Take the helm, exert energy on the grinders or simply sit back and enjoy sailing the beautiful Waitemata Harbour. The boats depart daily and no experience is necessary.The America’s Cup is the world’s oldest and most prestigious sporting trophy and ultimate yachting regatta. Usually the domain of elite professional yachties, NZL40 and NZL41 offer the unique opportunity for everyone to participate sailing on these grand-prix racing machines.
America's Cup Match Racing
For the ultimate thrill join the crew and participate match racing America's Cup style. This 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 begins as you line up at the start and compete head to head. Sailings subject to weather and minimum numbers apply. No experience necessary.