Complements & Feedback

NZ Police Sailing Association Regatta

"Your committment and support in ensuring things ran smoothly was greatly appreciated by us, and we would like to give you our sincere thanks for your contribution to a successful and enjoyable competition".

Odette Wright, Secretary, NZ Police Sailing Association.


NZ Marina Regatta

Awesome Day!


1. Tauranga Bridge Marina – Bruce and his crew sailed a perfect race !

2. Hobsonville Marina – great race!

3. Viaduct Marina-Manson Marine and Marathon Products jagged a third !

4. Westhaven – winner of the Underarm trophy for a minor crewing misdemeanor.

5. Boathaulage – winners of the Swashbuckling trophy for pirate like behavior on and off the course

6. Bayswater Marina - screwed up again Kenny ensured this team got the Screwmanship award.

7. Chaffers Marina – bloody good show ! Great effort to come all the way from Wellington and sailed a nice race. Recipient of the Crewmanship award

8. Halfmoon Bay Marina – winners of the Seamanship award. Normally river sailors these guys did a fantastic job adapting to the open water conditions we have on the harbour.

9. The Dick’s of the day were once again unstoppable in their quest to take this trophy home.

10. Bellingham Marine – took out the Biggest Dog

11. Vessel Management Services – great effort for the first regatta and we hope you will come and show us the way next year. Sportsmanship award 

The fleet had not breakdowns, thanks to Tom Macky providing his boats in top condition. The breeze was perfect for the day at 10 to 15 knots.

Thanks to Sabine Oesselke for the great party!

Thanks to all of you that support this event that is confirmed to be sailed again in a year’s time.

Kevin Lidgard, Westhaven Marina


"It was an epic evening's racing! Thank you so much for all your organisation and help. Great photos, I will send the link around".

Angela Purcell, Russell McVeagh

“Thanks for all your organisation. It was a great day on the water. Loved it. I look forward to working with you again next year”.

Phil Gaze, Events Manager, Auckland Grammar School.


"International Patent Cup - "Thanks so much for putting this regatta together for us. I think you saw how well it was received. The racing was very competitive, and the race management was excellent. The boats were superb and I would have no hesitation providing a testimonial or recommendation if you are approached about any similar regatta in the future. Thanks."

Logan O'Callahan, Organiser, 2013 International Patent Cup (25th Anniversary)


International Patent Cup - "We all greatly enjoyed the boat and the sailing, especially having standardised high quality boats. Thank you so much for your part in arranging our regatta. All the best!"

Peter Huntsman, President - Training & Education Comission, FICPI, Melbourne.


"Yes a fantastic day out thanks to you and your team and we were lucky with the weather!"

Robyn Clarke, Practice Manager, Wingat & Farquhar.


 "Everone really enjoyed the event, (despite a bit of rain), and both teams commented on the friendliness and professionalism of the skippers. All being well, we will see you next year!"

Niki Stigwood, Office Manager, ASC Architects.


"Great day all round. Excellent organised day and all our attendees had a blast. We will be back."

Dave Peterson, Advertising Manager, Fairfax Media Business Group


"Just a brief note to thank you all for making yesterday one of the best outings the team has had in a very very long time .......... the buz around the office this morning is great and protests are still being lodged and debated. I will not be giving up my spot next time."

Alex Bentley, Senior Relationship Manager, The National Bank of New Zealand


"Thanks so much for yesterday, everyone had a great time."

Tresna Cuttle, Brand Manager, Fairfax Magazines


"It is a great afternoon".

Anne Malcolm, Principal, Ponsonby Primary School


"Thank you all very much for your efforts with the fleet day.

Initial feedback from KPMG partners and clients has been very positive.

Thanks again!"

Chris O'Brien, Marketing Projects and Events Advisor, KPMG