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2019 Round New Zealand Yacht Race

Starting 16th February 2019

Leg 1: Auckland to Mangonui 160nm

Leg 2: Mangonui to Stewart Island 920nm

Leg 3: Stewart Island to Napier 620nm

Leg 4: Napier to Auckland 370nm

Total distance 2070nm

Any questions to the Race Director Jon Henry by emailing

SSANZ Aims & Objectives


Aims and Objectives


To advance and promote generally short-handed sailing in New Zealand and to:


Bring together parties interested in the advancement of or participation in short-handed sailing and to exchange and advance short-handed sailing techniques.


Promote short-handed racing and to increase its acceptance by the yachting community and the general public.


Organise and stage successful short-handed racing in New Zealand waters.



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