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America's Cup Sail Experience

Booking Kiosk | Viaduct Harbour, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
+64 9-359 5987
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America's Cup Sailing on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour
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Feel the thrill of sailing an authentic America's Cup yacht. Take the helm to help steer on course or work hard on the grinders to hoist the mainsail during this hands on sailing adventure on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour...
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  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“great wind” (2 reviews)
Booking Kiosk | Viaduct Harbour, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
+64 9-359 5987

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The day we went sailing it would rain...then pour buckets of rain...then the sun would come out...but what a thrill!! It was my first time on a big sail boat and I loved it. The captain was fun and pointed out places of interest with...More

Thank Lori M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did this our first day after arriving in early morning from long flight from US. Was summer and being on the water and sun helped adjust the body. I am not a sailor and do not have sea legs but thoroughly enjoyed it. Well...More

Thank InsureManDC
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed this sailing experience with my husband and 2 adult daughters (in their 20's). Crew is super friendly and welcoming going out of their way to engage guests. Was fun 2 hour tour. Only would have liked longer time w the sailing. That ended and...More

Thank SilverLining704
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Had a great time on the Americas Cup Yacht. The crew were friendly and helped make everyone have a good time. Anyone who wanted to could help with the sails and steer the boat. The boat itself goes quite fast in a stiff breeze and...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

What an experience to fly across the water in a formula one boat and see the beautiful harbour with the salt wind in your face

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Our final activity in a 3-week action packed family holiday in NZ. We only had 1 day in Auckland and this was a fantastic way to end the holiday, helping to crew a real America's Cup yacht. We had reasonable wind and calm seas which...More

Thank Andy_Kerr
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Just finished the two hour sailing experience out of Auckland harbor - it rocks. Being on the sea is fine but they do such a nice job. Do it.

Thank Marion M
Reviewed 28 November 2016

As a novice sailor this has been on my bucket list !!! And well worth the wait not only did we help to crew the vessel but also given the opportunity to drive her...sweet !!!

Thank helen g
Reviewed 15 November 2016

If you're a sailing enthusiast, and have watched America's Cup races on TV, you must do this event. We had a steady 14 knot wind, flat sea and warm temps. Most everyone helped crew the boat, and take a turn at the helm. What a...More

Thank motorbodies
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We were fortunate to sail on a day with great wind and reached 13 knots! The crew is friendly and pleasant. The 68 foot boat is spectacular. The tour was booked full so it was a bit crowded on board. During the 2-hour trip, you...More

Thank rwpa
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