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Fiji Ocean Race 2013 - RNZYS announces Musket Cove as Fiji Race finish

'The 10.5m Elliott, Squealer, owned by a syndicate from Tauranga is the first boat to confirm its intent to enter, and it is likely to be one of the smaller boats in the fleet.'    Suellen Hurling ©
The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron has announced that Musket Cove, Fiji, will be the landing point for its major offshore yacht race in 2013. The race, which commences on 1 June 2013, will start off Westhaven Marina in Auckland, New Zealand, and finish at the Musket Cove Island Resort and Marina in Fiji.

The race is 1,150 miles long, and includes a cruising rally that will start when the conditions are right, in the week prior to the race start.

'Blue water sailing can be incredible, and sailors that have competed in offshore races know that it's tough out there, but it's worth it,' says RNZYS Commodore, Steve Burrett.

'We challenge every boat owner or crew member to do it at least once, and to make 2013 the year.'

He says that Musket Cove was selected because it is the gateway to Fiji's cruising waters, it offers the convenience of a well equipped marina, and it is a beautiful location that can be combined with a holiday.

'Musket Cove is a world class destination for a yacht race,' he says.

A Notice of Race, Sailing Instructions, and Expression of Interest form is available on the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron website, or by calling Melanie Benton on 09 360 3800.


by Zoe Hawkins for the RNZYS

  

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