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Explore - America's Cup Sail Auckland

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Address: Booking Kiosk | Viaduct Harbour, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
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Feel the thrill of sailing an authentic America's Cup yacht. Take the helm...

Feel the thrill of sailing an authentic America's Cup yacht. Take the helm to help steer on course or work hard on the grinders to hoist the mainsail during this hands on sailing adventure on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour.

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America's Cup Sailing on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour
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America's Cup Sailing in Auckland for Experienced Sailors and Newbies

Great way to see the city and get out on the water. Professional crew. Our trip had very light winds and we were told about the very fair refund policy at the beginning of our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 January 2017
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great way to see the city and get out on the water. Professional crew. Our trip had very light winds and we were told about the very fair refund policy at the beginning of our trip. If we had opted not to go because of the light winds, we would be given a refund. If we went out but did... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Americas cup sailing Service: 10/10 Atmosphere: 9/10 Cost: adults from $170, Children from $120 for x2 hours sailing Safety: 9/10 Family friendly: 10/10 Interesting: 10/10 Educational: 8/10 Excitement: 9/10 Worth doing / Value: 10/10 We had a brilliant time on the water even though the weather wasn't the best, the crew were awesome, a lot of fun and very informative... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

We were looking for something different to do while visiting Auckland and stumbled upon this tour. I'm so glad we did because we now have a new understanding of all it takes to sail. We were on NZL68 America's Cup yacht with 9 other visitors. This tour is great as you control how active you want to be in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

This is a must do in Auckland, weather permitting! We were blessed with a sunny morning, and a fun crew who taught us how to work various aspects of our authentic yacht that previously raced as "Nippon". There was a bit of drama when a sail failed to raise properly, which just added to our experience as we watched the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Had the pleasure of seeing the America's cup in Chicago over a weekend in June. Went down to Auckland in July and happen to pass this as we were walking along the Bay. They had an opening so we booked the same day. I have never gone sailing before, so this was very interesting. I think it is a fun... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Seriously, if you like the sea, just do this. Ideal sailing conditions, sun and wind! We were on NZL68 America's Cup yacht with 5 crew and about 15 others for 2 hour sail. Be as hands on as you like - no experience necessary. Great crew, fine sense of humour. You will remember this - so exhilarating as the yacht... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We have travelled half way around the world for this 2 hr activity. It didn't disappoint as a special birthday present. Actually being able to take the helm of a thoroughbred racing yacht that had competed in the Americas Cup was a lifetime ambition, now fulfilled. You don't have to take part, you can sit back and enjoy the ride,... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

A very nice two hours out in the bay with an ex-americas cup boat. The crew are fantastic, the experience wonderful. Definitely worth a visit.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Cancelled as not enough people .. Better marketing please ??? If we went we could tell more !! Or give us voucher ? Come on guys came all the way from italy

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

A terrific afternoon on the water, a great way to view the city, sun, wind, exercise. Having sailed smaller boats including our Hobie 16 on the Pacific outside Los Angeles, I'd always been bored on larger, slow-bobbing yachts. Not on this 12-meter!!! Even though the wind was relatively light, we hummed along at 9 knots and heeled over enough to... More 

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