Whangamata Race

WHANGAMATA RACE 13th of February 2021

Entries for the Whangamata race are now open.

Entries are open for the 2021 Whangamata Race.

The race will be held on Saturday 13th February 2021. This time the direction is from Whangamata to Tauranga, where entrants will be hosted by the MMYC for prizegiving and dinner on Saturday. Whangamata Yacht Club and MMYC will also be hosting a BBQ the Friday prior.

Whangamata Harbour is tidal, so for deep draft boats, check the tide that will suit you if you are heading up Friday and in readiness for an 0900 start on Saturday.

The Sailing Instructions, Notice of Race and Entry Form can be found here:

Notice of Race, SI and Entry Form – Triple series 2020/2021

2021 Entries as at 06/02/2020

Rascal Tom 5038 Young 88
River Rebel 5533 SR36
Rimfire Davidson 35
Truxton 6563 Tiller 35
Pork Chop Elliott 10.5
The Rascal A40
Thirsty Work Ross 780M
Grunty Chicken Elliott 7.9
Nebesa 4967 Lidgard 10.5
Sunchero 1803 Newick 36
Communique 9704 Beneteau 34
Midas 4857 H28
Hanse Off  8951 Hanse370e
Firebird Townson 30
Hauturu II Ganley Pacemaker


The 2020 race saw a fanstastic turnout of boats from both Tauranga and Whangamata Clubs.  A great vote of thanks goes to the Whangamata Club who once again put on a superb barbecue and great hospitality.