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Great Blake Race 2018 - protecting our oceans together!

On Thursday 1 November, the Sir Peter Blake Trust is excited to once again partner with the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron for the 5th-annual Great Blake Race Charity Regatta! 

This event is our major fundraising effort to support two great causes for New Zealand's future leaders:

- Sir Peter Blake Trust's Young Blake Expeditions takes young New Zealanders on life-changing environmental adventures that follow in the footsteps of Sir Peter Blake. 

- RNZYS International Sailing Fund helps our most talented youth sailors take their yachting careers to the international stage.

Limited tickets are on sale now for $300 per person, or pull together a team of 10 people for $3000. 

Download and complete registration form below and email to 

Ticket price includes drinks and canapes on arrival, ‘the Great Blake Race’ on a RNZYS members’ yacht for a harbour race and an evening of delicious food tasting stations prepared by Head Chef Leigh Lambert, beverages, a live auction with over $100,000 worth of amazing money-can't-buy items up for grabs and live music by Phil Madsen. 

Evening only tickets (from 6pm) are available from $150 per person

Event format:
1.00pm – Registration, drinks and canapes on arrival 
1.45pm – Welcome and race briefing 
2.15pm – Guests depart to boats 
3.00pm – Great Blake Race start 
5.30pm – Race finish and return to the Squadron 
6.00pm – Prizegiving, live music, live auction and great food and beverage 
12.00am – Event finish

Charity auction

An online charity auction will be live in the week leading up to the event where everyone will have the opportunity to bid on some incredible money-can't-buy items. There will also be a live auction on the night of the event.

This year’s event is going to be HUGE and it’s always a lot of FUN!

We look forward to you joining us in November for our annual major fundraising effort to support two great charities and working with us on ’Protecting our oceans, together’.

To secure your tickets email or call the Sir Peter Blake Trust on 09 307 8875. 

Be quick as last year's event SOLD OUT!


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