2022 Optimist & Starling Auckland Champs

Incorporating the 2022 Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta for the Optimist & Starling class

Registration 4th & 5th Feb 2022
Racing 5th - 7th Feb 2022
Waitangi Day long weekend

Race Documents
Notice of Race
Online Entry
Sailing Instructions - avail 31st Jan
Entries 23/01/2022

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Wakatere Policies
Covid-19 Regatta Protocol 
Health & Safety
Car Parking
Beach Trailers

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Wakatere Boating Club

Entry and Payment

Register your entry online as soon as possible then follow up with payment by direct banking.

Entry fee
Optimist Open or White Fleet - $150   
Optimist Green Fleet - $120
Starling - $150 
Starling Development Fleet - $120
  • Where more than one sailor from the same family enters the regatta, the second and subsequent sailor gets a $20 discount.
  • Included in the Entry Fee is the $10 entry fee for the 2022 Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta

Payment by direct banking

Wakatere Boating Club
ASB Bank Takapuna 12-3026-0843130-00
For reference: AK Champs and skippers name

Wakatere Covid-19 Regatta Protocol

The 2022 Optimist and Starling Auckland Champs will operate in accordance with the New Zealand COVID-19 Protection Framework (traffic light system). 

All competitors aged 12 yrs and 3 months, volunteers, supporters, coaches, and event staff that attend the event need to be fully vaccinated against COVID 19 and provide documented proof at registration, or provide evidence of a medical exemption. 

UPDATE 23rd Jan 2022: In light of the move to the RED level of the Covid-19 Protection Framework, the Wakatere organising committee is currently working on additional COVID-Safe protocols to minimize risk at the event and these will be published shortly. The regatta will be proceeding. Thanks for your support.

Clean Regatta

The 2022 Optimist & Starling Auckland Champs is a registered Sailors for the Sea CLEAN REGATTA

Competitors are reminded of RRS 55 covering Disposal of Trash: A competitor shall not intentionally put trash in the water. This rule applies at all times while afloat.

  1. Reuse, reuse, reuse
  2. Choose your waste bin carefully
  3. Clean-Up Crew Beach Clean Sun 7th Feb 8:45am 

More details to come. In the meantime, refer to our Sustainability webpage

Regatta schedule

Registration: Fri 4th Feb 1600-2000 & Sat 5th Feb 0700-0900  

Welcome and briefing: Sat 5th February 0900

Date of racingFleetNumber of racesTime of first warning signal

Sat 5th FebOptimist Open & White, Starling.Up to 51030
Optimist Green, Starling Development.Up to 31100
Sun 6th FebOptimist Open & White, Starling.Up to 51000
Optimist Green, Starling Development.Up to 51030
Mon 7th FebOptimist Open & White, Starling.Up to 51000
Optimist Green, Starling Development.Up to 51030

Social schedule

to come
Save Saturday 5th for something special 

​Boat Storage

Boat storage is available at Wakatere for Friday, Saturday & Sunday nights. Sorry, we can't accommodate you at the conclusion of the regatta.

The grassed area inside the club compound is to remain clear for boats and rigging. Location plan to be advised.

All vehicles & road trailers must use Woodall car park directly across the road from the club. It's a free carpark. 

Many thanks to our regatta sponsors

to come


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