What’s Happening

There’s all sorts going on at the lake this season! Keep reading to see our upcoming programme


John Dixon Trailer Yacht Regatta (27th and 28th of August) :

Hartley 16 NI Champs (29th – 30th of October)

Sprint Regatta (5th of November)

Notice of Race to Come

Ngaroto Centreboard inc. Waikato Thames CB Regatta (19th – 20th Nov)

NZ Hansa Class Association 303 Nationals and Kiwi Cup (1st – 4th Dec)

Saturday Club Sailing

Our regular racing series through the season is Saturdays with briefing at 2.00pm

Racing starts soon after so have your boat rigged before 2

A BBQ Dinner follows after racing with everyone welcome.


Sailability runs most Sundays from 9.00am to 12.30pm   Facebook Sailability Waikato

There are some Wednesdays scheduled specifically for special needs schools (refer to calendar).

Women on Water

Come out to have a fun time on the water with a rad group of ladies! No experience necessary, all experience levels welcome. Go for a fun sail, then debrief with wine and cheese. Tuesdays 4pm to 6pm. Organised via Waikato Thames Yachting, visit SailWaikato to sign up.

Junior Sailing

With Waikato Thames Yachting junior programs run most evenings of the week. From beginners through to competing at national events. See our Junior Sailing page to find out more.