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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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Nice sailing experience in Auckland

Enjoyed this sailing experience with my husband and 2 adult daughters (in their 20's). Crew is super friendly and welcoming going out of their way to engage guests. Was fun 2 hour... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed this sailing experience with my husband and 2 adult daughters (in their 20's). Crew is super friendly and welcoming going out of their way to engage guests. Was fun 2 hour tour. Only would have liked longer time w the sailing. That ended and we cruised for last 30-45 minutes.

Thank SilverLining704
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Had a great time on the Americas Cup Yacht. The crew were friendly and helped make everyone have a good time. Anyone who wanted to could help with the sails and steer the boat. The boat itself goes quite fast in a stiff breeze and we sailed a good way round the harbour. Good fun and well worth it.

Thank Mark W
Brisbane, Australia
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1,807 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

What an experience to fly across the water in a formula one boat and see the beautiful harbour with the salt wind in your face

Thank Michael S
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Our final activity in a 3-week action packed family holiday in NZ. We only had 1 day in Auckland and this was a fantastic way to end the holiday, helping to crew a real America's Cup yacht. We had reasonable wind and calm seas which aided the enjoyment. The views of the city from the water were special.

Thank Andy_Kerr
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67 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Just finished the two hour sailing experience out of Auckland harbor - it rocks. Being on the sea is fine but they do such a nice job. Do it.

Thank Marion M
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

As a novice sailor this has been on my bucket list !!! And well worth the wait not only did we help to crew the vessel but also given the opportunity to drive her...sweet !!!

Thank helen g
Collingwood, Canada
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

If you're a sailing enthusiast, and have watched America's Cup races on TV, you must do this event. We had a steady 14 knot wind, flat sea and warm temps. Most everyone helped crew the boat, and take a turn at the helm. What a rush. Not an inexpensive tour, but hey, this was once in a life time for... More 

Thank motorbodies
Palo Alto, California
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We were fortunate to sail on a day with great wind and reached 13 knots! The crew is friendly and pleasant. The 68 foot boat is spectacular. The tour was booked full so it was a bit crowded on board. During the 2-hour trip, you enjoy gorgeous views and will also get to participate hands-on as a "grinder" to raise... More 

Thank rwpa
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This was just so fantastic! I did this as an activity for our work conference (how lucky were we!). I am not a natural on the water, however this is just too much fun, so much happening, and very informative information provided by the actual crew. Is fun to partake of the grinding, and take the helm! We had a... More 

Thank D0rzy
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely awesome experience. Very professional helm and crew. I felt very included. You can be involved in the sailing as much or as little as you like. Top experience! Go if you've never sailed before and want an exhilarating experience. Go if you HAVE sailed before and want an amazing, top quality boat to play about on in an amazing... More 

Thank Karaskar

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