Legends Regatta

2021 FIRST MORTGAGE TRUST LEGENDS REGATTA

22-25 October - Great Mercury Island.

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS AND ENTRY FORM ARE NOW AVAILABLE here. or from the Downloads page.

 

The annual Legends Regatta hosted by Mt Maungaui Yacht Club is on again in 2021, COVID conditions depending.

The Regatta is able to be held each year with the generous support of our sponsors.  in 2021 the naming sponsor is First Mortgage Trust.

The Major Participating Prize sponsor is once again Pro Marine Electrical.  Be in to win an amazing B&G equipment.

We also have, prizes from McCormick Rigging, Bridge Marina Travel lift, Burton sails, Burnsco, Globalcomms, Peet Jewellers, Ideal Electrical, Mills Reef, Super Liquor Greerton, Sew Hot monograms, and more to come.

Notice of Race has been posted and can be downloaded here or from the downloads page.

 

 

The Spirit of the Legends Regatta

Mount Maunganui Yacht Club is proud to hold the annual Legends Regatta.  The regatta is held at Labour weekend (October) at Great Mercury Island at the top of the Coromandel Peninsula.

The Legends Regatta Mission statement reads as follows:

To Create New Zealand’s BEST Annual REGATTA

To Promote;

                                    Fair Play

                                    Skill

                                    Friendship

                                    Fun

The regatta is structured to encourage all yachtsman to participate, without needing to have a true racing pedigree.  The format comprises 4 events:

  1.  the race to the venue.
  2.   a round the island race
  3.   a there and back race
  4.   The return to home base

Boats may enter from any place in the upper North Island, with start lines operating from Tauranga, Whangamata, Auckland and Whangarei.

Boats are divided into two classes:  Racing and cruising.  Prizes are awarded to sailing performance (including a trophy) for each event.

The major prize is awarded by random draw from all boats which participate in 3 events.  Past prizes have included a trip to Valencia to watch the America's cup, B&G chartplotter, and travel vouchers.

The regatta has been held for 15 years and looks set to last for many more years.

More details can be found in the sailing instructions issued each year.

Photo Gallery here