The opportunity to sail on an Ex. America’s Cup Sailing Yacht is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity when visiting Auckland.
Take the helm to help steer on the course or work hard on the grinders to hoist the mainsail during this hands-on sailing adventure on Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour.
Discover the excitement of sailing these impressive vessels. They were once part of the action of America’s Cup, the world’s oldest active sports trophy and most prestigious sailing regatta. America’s Cup is the world’s oldest and most prestigious sporting trophy.
Known as the ‘City of Sails’, Auckland is the ultimate sailing destination in New Zealand so join the Explore Group on this unique tour aboard an actual America’s Cup yacht for an unforgettable two hours of sailing experience on Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour.
This is a unique opportunity to participate as crew on these grand Prix racing machines. Exert energy on the grinders, take the helm or just sit back, relax and watch the action or Take the opportunity to see the contrast of natural landscapes and city skyscrapers that line the harbour from the best view in town.
This tour experience departs daily from the Auckland Viaduct Harbour, and no sailing experience is necessary. Your skipper will show you how to be involved as a crew member or just back and enjoy the experience Children must be ten years or older to participate in this experience.
It’s advisable to dress comfortably, wear soft-soled shoes and bring an extra jersey/jacket along with sun protection and of course, don’t forget your camera!
2 hour sailing experience
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
Guidance from our professional crew who will show you the ropes
No sailing experience necessary
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