Y88s @ Coastal Classic


Fri 25 Oct 2024 09:30 — Sat 26 Oct 2024 09:00

Event information

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Notice of Race

Sailing Instructions 


Organising Authority



This challenging coastal race is one of the biggest of its type in the world, and it's long marked the opening of the summer sailing season for many hundreds of Kiwi boaties.

Who Any 88 with a YNZ Cat 3 Safety Certificate MINUS LIFE RAFT! Need a new cert? Find out all the details here

What From the start in the vicinity of Devonport Wharf and Orakei, leave Little Barrier and The Poor Knights to Starboard, to the finish off Russell Wharf in the Bay of Islands. 110nm downwind blast to the Bay of Islands (Weather permitting!)

We have been offered a class division for 6 or more boats, Don't like spinnakers? Sail no extras .. you wont be the only one and there is not a lot of speed difference.

Where North from Devonport to Russell in the Bay of Islands.

When Friday 25th October - Starting around 09:30hrs

What else?

To help with logistics we tend to sail with a max crew of 5 but no pressure if you want more and like to sleep top to toe!

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

Become a member of the Young 88 Owners Assocation (Join here)

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Class Rules

Measurement Request

YNZ Safety Regs

Y88 Safety/Rules Basic Check List 

PFD vs Lifejacket? 

Photos and Video

Event  Crew Page

Auckland Crew Page

Course Course GPX File


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Young 88 Event Contact
For more information on this event please contact Daniel Wise - Young Mischief

E: danielcwise@gmail.com 

P: 021471553