175th Auckland Anniversary Day
Tomorrow, Monday 26 January.
Auckland's 175th birthday celebrate with activities and entertainment for all ages: Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta, selection of historic photographic displays, indoor and outdoor installations, markets, food and entertainment.
Different water sports and sailing clubs worked hard for the Regatta 2015. This is one of the biggest one day regatta in the world! And Auckland celebrates its’ birthday which already beyond its 175th year.
It features not only yachts of all shapes and sizes but also tugboats, modern water sports such as Stand Up Paddleboarding, Dragon Boating, and Waka Ama.
Action includes a spectacular tug boat race within the Waitemata Harbour, the fleet of stately classics showcasing what they do best, remote control sailing, dinghies, waka ama, dragon boating and more. You join in the action from a picnic spot, wharf or waterfront cafe and feel a part of it.
Interesting fact: Auckland has more 100-year old yachts sailing than anywhere else in the world. And some of them we will see tomorrow.
Some of the best spots are:
East Coast Bays
The main action will happen at Shed 10 and Queens Wharf.
|This guy performed unbelievable stunts: he dives in a sea, he jumped out from water up like a missile launched from submarine, he hovered above water at about 6 meters height|