2018 Trillian Trust Classic Yacht Regatta

Welcome to the home of the 2018 Trillian Trust Classic Yacht Regatta.

Want more information? Download the full information pack here, or click on the various links below for full details.

Enter the regatta
Contact details
Launch parade & cruising information (coming soon)
Race HQ & Westhaven Marina information
Social events and spot prizes
Event berthage
Racing Divisions, Notice of Race & Sailing Instructions
Entries received / Start list
Results & photos




How to enter:
  • Either complete the  online race entry at the CYA shop or complete the manual entry form and mail to the CYA.
  • Various payment options are available – internet bank transfer is preferred.
  • Make sure you carefully read the relevant Notice Of Race and Sailing Instructions below
  • Turn up on the start line!

2018 regatta entry prices

  • Early bird entries (received 15th to 30th November 2017): $150
  • Regular entries (received prior to Friday 9th February 2018): $175
  • Note that late entries after Friday 9th February will only be accepted at the discretion of the race committee

Regatta Programme

Thursday 15 February
1830hrs – Doors open for early registration at RNZYS Race HQ (Dinghy Locker). Cash bar available
1900hrs  – Race Briefing begins. Registration and skippers information will be available for collection – it is essential that either the skipper or designated crew member is present
2000hrs – Welcome dinner for CYAA visitors in the Quarterdeck Restaurant

Friday 16 February
0930hrs – Coffee and pastries available at Race HQ along with weather updates
1300hrs  – Race 1  (Harbour Course)
1800hrs onwards –  Informal Prize giving at Race HQ. Cash bar and food available

Saturday 17 February
0700hrs – Coffee and pastries available at Race HQ Bar along with weather updates.
1000hrs – Race 2 followed by Race 3  (Northern Leading area courses)
1800hrs onwards – Informal Prizegiving at Race HQ. Cash bar and food available

Sunday 18 February
0730hrs – Coffee and pastries available at Race HQ along with weather updates
1030hrs – Classic launch parade and cruise event TBA
1100hrs -Race 4 (Northern Leading area course)
1800hrs – BBQ dinner at Race HQ – $25 per person
1900hrs – Official Prizegiving – presentation of trophies, including presentation of CYA Launch Trophy for best presented launch and the spot prize draws.

Contact Details

Joyce Talbot – CYA Secretary | admin@classicyacht.org.nz  | +64 21 818 448
James Mortimer – Yacht Captain | yachtcaptain@classicyacht.org.nz  | +64 21 532 500
Angus Rogers – Launch Captain | angus@martellimckegg.co.nz  | +64 27 495 7665

Launch Parade & Cruise

Information coming soon!


Race HQ & Westhaven Marina information

Race HQ The Dinghy Locker at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS), Westhaven will be our Race HQ and will have the notice board and daily course and weather updates. Sailing Instructions and more information will be available at the Skippers & Crews Briefing on Thursday 15 February, starting at 1830hrs, at RNZYS.

Parking is available in Westhaven Marina, in the visitor car park area (white lines ONLY)

Social events and prizes

Welcome dinner with CYAA members  – all skippers and crews are warmly invited to attend to welcome our friends from the Classic Yacht Association of Australia to Auckland – please RSVP to Joyce Talbot (CYA Secretary) by 12th February. Quarterdeck menu is available on the RNZYS website – choose any two courses for $39pp or any three courses for $49pp

Prizegivings – informal prizegivings will be held on Friday and Saturday nights after racing in the Dinghy Locker and the Official Regatta Prizegiving will be on Sunday evening. Friends, family and supporters are welcome to attend and enjoy all the social evenings, especially on Sunday for the official Prizegiving.

Spot prizes – A great array of prizes will be on offer again – including Emirates Airline Holiday Package, Takacat Inflatable, Explore Group ‘Bay of Islands Package’, Steiner Binoculars, Yamaha Outboard, Kiwi Feather Props, Coast NZ product, Mt Gay Rum and more……

Friday and Saturday nights:  Spot Prizes may be claimed by a crew member of the boat drawn.

Sunday: The helmsperson or owner who signed the entry form must be present to collect spot prizes or they will be redrawn.

Yacht berthage

Berths will be available at the events berthing dock right outside Race HQ at RNZYS. We would like to get as many boats in here as possible, dressed up, and looking great for the weekend. This is a great opportunity for quick and easy access to the boat for the weekend. If you would like a berth, please contact James Mortimer (CYA Yacht Captain).

Notice of Race & Sailing Instructions

Sailing Instructions will be available here from Monday 5 February 2018

Racing Divisions

Division 1 – Classic A Bermudan
Division 2 – Classic A Gaff
Division 3 – Classic B Bermudan
Division 4 – Classic B Gaff
Division 5 – Modern A
Division 6 – Modern B
Division 7 – Mullet Boats
Division 8 – Stewart 34

Other divisions may be added at the Race Committee’s discretion.

Entries received

updated 16/01/2018

Division 1 – Classic A Bermudan

A15 – Prize
A16 – Little Jim
A22 – Ranger
A87 – Windhaven II
B23 – Aramoana
K100 – Katrina II

Division 2 – Classic A Gaff

A2 – Rawhiti
A7 – Rainbow
A10 – Thelma

Division 3 – Classic B Bermudan

725 – Tucana
1101 – Tucana

Division 4 – Classic B Gaff

A11 – Frances
H18 – Corona

Division 5 – Modern A

A43 – Northerner
A66 – Achernar
A81 – Innismara
K62 – Leda
1777 – Lisa

Division 6 – Modern B

468 – Serene
1737 – Paramour

Division 7 – Mullet Boats

L53 – Orion II

Division 8 – Stewart 34

Results & Photos

Coming soon