The opportunity to sail on a Ex. America’s Cup Sailing Yacht is a once in a lifetime opportunity when visiting Auckland. Take the helm to help steer on course or work hard on the grinders to hoist the mainsail during this hands on sailing adventure on Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour.
The America’s Cup is the world’s oldest and most prestigious sporting trophy. Discover the excitement of sailing these impressive vessels. They were once part of the action of the America’s Cup, the worlds’ oldest active sports trophy and most prestigious sailing regatta.
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 the Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour.
Price: Adults From $190 per person – Children $135 pp ( minimum age is 10 to 15 years of age)
Duration: Approx 2 hours
Sailing Times: April – October 1.00pm Daily
Sailing Times: November – March 11.00am or 2.00pm Daily
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 Auckand Viaduct Harbour and no sailing experience is necessary, your skipper will show you how to be involved as crew or just back and enjoy the experience Children must be 10 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
Need to know:
Phone: +64 9 359 5987 Freephone: 0800 397 567
Visit our Website: www.exploregroup.co.nz/
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