Sat, 15 Feb | Marsden Yacht & Boat Club

Snake Bank Regatta Saturday 15th of February 2020 - Marsden Yacht & Boat Club

Join us for a funfilled day on the water and with the Coveted Snake Bank Regatta Cup up for grabs. Snake Bank Regatta 2020, Not just for boats, but anything that floats.
Registration is Closed
Snake Bank Regatta Saturday 15th of February 2020 - Marsden Yacht & Boat Club

Time & Location

15 Feb 2020, 10:00 am – 5:20 pm
Marsden Yacht & Boat Club, Boat Ramp One Tree Point Road, One Tree Point 0118, New Zealand

About the Event

This is a predicted time competition (Not first across the line) for all events.

During registration you will be asked to submit a time which you believe you can complete your selected course in, you will be issued a number and when you cross the finish line our officials will log your time.  The craft which comes in closest to their time submitted prior to racing will win the cup. Every entry goes into the draw to WIN a Garmin Fitness Tracker Watch.

Register on the day OR by 12th of February Online at

$25.00 Registration Fee Per Craft Per Event 18+

$5.00 Registration Fee Per Craft for under 18

Paddle Race From 11:30AM

Sail Race From 1:PM

Food & Drinks will be available from 11.00am - Bar is open from 12.00 Noon, Live Music from 2PM, Prize Giving 4PM

IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTE: SBR Safety Instructions for the day are as follows, and all competitors MUST read.

Safety Instructions

Objective   The following shall act as safety instructions to Snake Bank Classic and Snake Bank Challenge participants.


· All participants are required to sign on and sign off the water.

· Keelers participants in the Classic shall notify the race officer or organising authority of their intention to race on the day. Should a keeler decide to withdraw they shall contact race officer as soon as practicable on VHF channel 77 to notify their intention to discontinue their participation.

· All participants agree to comply with all requests by SBR safety and support staff in relation to safety.

· All participants agree to wear appropriate safety apparel as required by Northern Regional Council by-laws and legislation.

· No participant shall impede the safe navigation of any vessal using the navigational channels within Whangarei Harbour.

· Participants requiring assistance shall use a recognized method to alert safety or support staff to their request for help.

· Participants shall remain with their craft at all times.

Additional Information   New Zealand has some of the strongest levels of ultra violet (UV) radiation. Reflection and scattering of UV rays off the water can increase UV exposure by 25%.   We recommend that participants:

· Cover up with UV protective clothing and swimwear where possible

· Wear a hat

· Wear good quality sun glasses

Use a broad spectrum sun screen 


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