Harken Young 88 Nationals


Fri 15 Mar 2024 18:00 — Sun 17 Mar 2024 20:00

Event information

Late registrations for this event are closed.

Official Notices:

Notice of Race

Sailing Instructions 


Organising Authority

Entry Status

Photos and video 

Pre Event Media Release


Post Event Media Release


The National Championships decide the fastest boat and crew in New Zealand. Prizes will be awarded for line, handicap, 1st Corinthian (no pros) crew, 1st mixed crew and a few fun awards. No matter where you are in the fleet there is always someone to race!

Previous Events

2023 Nationals   2022 Nationals   2021 Nationals    2020 Nationals     


Entry is open to any class measured Young 88

Class and Yachting NZ rules apply:

  1. Owner & helm/skipper must be current members of the Young 88 Owners Assocation (Join here)
  2. Skipper and crew must belong to a Yachting New Zealand affiliated club
  3. Must have a current Young 88 Owners Assocation measurement certificate. Contact the measurer for more information


Friday - 1800 hours - Mandatory Skippers Briefing, race packs & spare spinnaker sealing / Zoom option for other interested parties

Saturday - Racing followed by crew party/dinner with great spot prizes

Sunday - Racing followed by prize giving and dinner


Annual class national championships run under the Yachting NZ rules for qualifying National Championships


  • The waters adjacent to Browns Island including "The back paddock" between Motuihe and Eastern Beach/Howick .. basically wherever offers the best sailing on the day
  • Regatta HQ will be Bucklands Beach Yacht Club and Marina
  • Highly recomend boats are based at the marina for the weekend and that crews comute by ferry, Uber/taxi  or car
  • Overnight berthing is available, contact Gary (details below)

Key Committee Contact
For more information on this event please contact - Gary Fowler - Paddy Wagon  ph 021 609 285

What else?

Fly the flag! Make sure your proudly flying the Young 88 Battle Flag each race day! Dont have one? Check out the online shop

Safety & Rules Short Check

Racing Rules of Sailing 21-24

Safety Regulations of Sailing

Y88 Class Rules

Event  Crew Page

Auckland Crew Page

Accomodation Options

Past Winners

 Join Association

Regatta Reminders and check list

Visitor Marina Berths