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Private Americas Cup World Series Sailing Experience

Waiheke Island - Show on map
For 12 people
1 Day

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  • Immerse yourself in the iconic America's Cup sailing event
  • Spend the day sailing the beautiful Hauraki Gulf
  • Catered lunch of fresh produce is included

Awaken your competitive nature as you experience the excitement and action of the America's Cup. With a group of up to 11 others, set sail across the sparkling waters of the Hauraki Gulf and race against the other teams. Your day out includes time for a swim and a delicious catered lunch.

What's Included?

  • Full day sailing race experience
  • Yacht captain and host
  • Lunch including local produce
  • Snacks, water, hot drinks

Ready, set, sail! Whether you're an expert sailor or just an avid enthusiast of the spectacle, this unique sailing experience around the Hauraki Gulf is the perfect way to get together with friends or colleagues. Take in all the buzz and drama of this iconic sporting event from your very own 41-foot catamaran, the spectacular Pacific Star. After some lunch, a dip and a touch of sunbathing, you'll make your way to the day's allocated race course for an afternoon of sailing. Feel all the thrills and spills of sailing as you race against your competition, a truly amazing day out on the water.

Race Schedule

  • 17-20 December 2020: America’s Cup World Series Auckland and Christmas Race
  • 15 Jan-22 Feb 2021: The Prada Cup
  • 6-21 March 2021: The America’s Cup

Session Length

  • This experience is seven hours in duration around the race schedule
  • Departing at 12pm from Matiatia, Waiheke Island (racing is at approximately 4-6pm) every race day
  • Returns to Matiatia after racing is completed at 7-7:30pm, depending on which course is being used
  • See above for the racing schedule


Not included: Ferry to/from Waiheke Minimum age: 8 years old Runs on Race days only


  • The minimum age is eight years
  • The ferry fare to and from Waiheke Island is not included
  • This experience runs on race days only


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.

Numbers on the Day

Maximum of 12 participants.


Not allowed.


The tour may be cancelled at the discretion of the operator due to weather.

Dress Code

This experience may be cancelled at the discretion of the operator due to weather.

This experience takes place in and around the Hauraki Gulf, departing Waiheke Island.