Sydney to Auckland
Tall Ships Regatta 2013


    Organised by Sail Training International



 

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Host ports


SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

Sydney is the most populated city in Australia, with top position in the quality of life ranking. It is a green city – with many national parks and a coastline full of beaches, rivers and bays.

Sydney is well known for hosting sports events and its most famous tourist attractions are the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Sydney Harbour is a part of Port Jackson – the natural harbour of the city and the inlet of the South Pacific Ocean. Famous among other ports for its superb location, Sydney is considered to have one of the most beautiful harbours of the world. Entrance to the heart of the harbour leads through North and South Heads, by the naval and military stations.

From Monday 7 - Thursday 10 October the Sydney Auckland 
Tall Ships Regatta 2013 will be the finale of the International Fleet Review, a festivity of warships and Tall Ships, celebrating the centenary of the first entry of the Royal Australian Navy's Fleet into Sydney.

For further information visit:

Website:  http://www.navy.gov.au/ifr/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IFR2013


AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

Located in North Island Auckland is the biggest urban area in New Zealand in terms of population and territory. It also is the city of the biggest Polynesian population in the world. In Maori language its name is Tamaki Makaurau and it’s been awarded one of the world's most livable cities.

The city is situated between the Manukau Harbour on the Tasman Sea and Waitemata Harbour on the Pacific Ocean. It is one of the few cities in the world to have harbours on two separate major bodies of water.

Auckland is a paradise for nature-lovers with 48 volcanic cones and the only rain forests outside of the tropics. The city also offers a range of domains, parks and reserves.

From Friday 25 - Monday 28 October Sydney to Auckland 
Tall Ships Regatta 2013 will take place in the Waitemata Harbour as a part of Tall Ships Festival 2013 hosted by Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum.

For further information visit:

Website: http://www.maritimemuseum.co.nz/tall-ships-festival-2013