Marsden Cove is offering free berthage for Clash at the Cove competitors
Event organisers have announced the dates for the 2012 2012 Clash at the Cove regatta.
March 2, 3 & 4 have been announced as dates for the 2012 Clash at the Cove regatta.
Race and Cruising divisions are welcome for the regatta.
The event will commence with 2 already well-known and popular distance races:
1. Lombardini Route 66 race from Auckland and
2. Gulf Harbour – Marsden Cove event,
Both races start on Friday morning and share the same finish line at the Whangarei Harbour entrance.
3. On Saturday there will be a series of races for both racing and cruising divisions culminating with round the buoys and island passage races on Bream Bay.
Rob Bassett skipper of the highly successful Bakewell-White 52ft design "Wired" was an instigator of Clash at the Cove - Marsden Cove
Sunday will begin with an early breakfast followed by a departure of boats wishing to sail home.
Marsden Cove Marina located just inside the Whangarei Harbour will host this event and provide marina berths free to all competing and support vessels. Crew wishing to leave their boats at the marina and drive home, may do so for up to a month free of charge.
Marsden Cove’s huge marquee with licensed bar and food provided by local community groups will ensure this will be a social event not to be missed.
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