The A2B Ocean Race is a major new yacht race which will set sail from Auckland on the 9th of February 2014. It will take place over an 1100 nautical mile course.
The A2B Ocean Race will travel the length of the country, departing our largest city - Auckland and arriving in our smallest port town – Bluff. On route, it will head up through the Bay of Islands, round Cape Reinga, down the West Coast before ounding the base of the South Island and into the town famous for it’s oysters and southern hospitality – Bluff....more
The Board of Directors of the Auckland to Bluff Ocean Race have decided to postpone the inaugural sailing of the race. Since the Race was announced in December 2012, there has been considerable interest in this major new ocean race, which has been dubbed as New Zealand’s version of the ‘Sydney to Hobart’ race.