Mahurangi Regatta – Woody Weekend – 196 photos

MAHURANGI 2021 REGATTA –  196 WOODEN BOATING PHOTOS & VIDEOS

WoW what a weekend – perfect weather, perfect location and as always stunning boats. We saw a record turn out for the classic wooden boat parade on Saturday morning – the crowd ashore at Sullivans was a little thin on the ground, but if we are honest, we do not do it for them – its all about us 🙂 , a little like going for a motorbike rumble. We need more events where we just ‘hang-out’ together.

The regatta’s main event – the yacht race appeared to be a big success, the A-Class Logan –  Rawhiti, in the hands of her new owner – Peter Brookes, cleaned up all the major trophies. As has become the norm at Mahurangi races, the results process was a total balls up, it was very dark and late into the night before the final, final results were announced – fingers crossed its all kosher, last year it took days and numerous oops lets try that again announcements 🙂


The big band beach BBQ, was a hit, perfect on all fronts – weather, tide, the band, bbq’s and the people. Given the number of boats in Bon Accord Harbour, Kawau Island, most people headed there on Sunday. The Kawau Boating Boat was bursting at the seams but handed it well. I have split the photos into 4 galleries – Classic Wooden Boat Parade – Yacht Race – Beach BBQ – More (includes Kawau). If I missed your boat, you were somewhere I wasn’t, or in the wrong light , or your’e boats ugly (joking – sort off).
Enjoy a peak at the weekend., click individual photos to enlarge. Next weekend I’m off to the Lake Rotoiti Classic and Wooden Boat Parade –  its a biggie – they have 70+ entries  

CLASSIC WOODEN BOAT PARADE

YACHT RACE

BEACH BBQ

MORE + KAWAU ISLAND

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4 thoughts on “Mahurangi Regatta – Woody Weekend – 196 photos

  1. any more pics/info on the ‘Duncan’?

    The boat Marcus is referring to, is pictured below, arriving at Smelterhouse Bay, Kawau Island on 31-01-2021. Alan H

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  2. Would’ve been interesting, but the photos wouldn’t open. Pity Cheers Bryce

    On Tue, 2 Feb 2021 at 12:01 AM, waitematawoodys.com #1 for classic wooden boat stories, info, advice & news – updated daily wrote:

    > Alan Houghton – waitematawoodys.com founder posted: ” MAHURANGI 2021 > REGATTA – 196 WOODEN BOATING PHOTOS & VIDEOS WoW what a weekend – perfect > weather, perfect location and as always stunning boats. We saw a record > turn out for the classic wooden boat parade on Saturday morning – th” >

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