Because we wanted something that was different – more experience oriented instead of days of talking – our programme is continuing to evolve. Over three days our busy programme will allow you to experience, learn, share, inspire and entertain.
MARCH 27 - 28 - 29 2019
27 MARCH 2019
16:00 - 18:30
Enjoy an afternoon of light refreshments and nibbles on board the participating superyachts based in Auckland Viaduct and Silo Park Superyacht Marina. This is only open to registered guests who will be wearing an identifying symbol
19:00 - 22:00
See old friends and make new ones as we launch The Superyacht Gathering with a relaxed social soiree to open the event
28 MARCH 2019
Espresso & Juice Bar
Enjoy an early espresso and croissant or a fresh juice at the juice bar as we relax into the day.
The Talks begin
Enjoy a day of immersive audio visual experiences, engaging speakers and lively discussion.
13:00 - 14:00
Take your lunch and sit by the wharf or eat on the terrace and then wander into the NZ Maritime Museum.
14:00 - 17:00
More stories will be shared as the second half of our storytelling day continues.
19:00 - Late
burgess vip party
Invited guests, sponsors, speakers will be hosted by BURGESS on their 60m charter yacht, DREAM.
29 MARCH 2019
08:00 - 10:00
Breakfast with the Commodore and a chance to snap a selfie with the America's Cup
10:00 - 12:30
cruise to waiheke is.
Take it slow or speed over - a choice of activities and the tranquil vineyard await you. The Long Lunch starts at 13:00 and ends when you want it to. Electric cars will be running a continuous shuttle from the Wharf to Stonyridge Vineyard
13:00 - 15:00
food & wine
A talk from Stephen White, Stonyridge founder, on his story and journey in yachting. The vineyard’s Sommelier will then present some of Stonyridge’s Award Winning wines along with some tasting notes about the wine matches with our meals
15:00 - 18:00
The formal part of the event comes to an end at 3:00pm with a farewell speech. The afternoon is then yours to enjoy at Stonyridge. Do as you please, enjoy more wine, take part in activities or a tour, or just relax under the olive grove and listen to the relaxed jazz sounds of the Nairobi Trio
The Superyacht Gathering
We’ll say our goodbyes with positive vibes by sharing our intentions and hopes for the future.
30-31 MARCH 2019
Saturday and Sunday
Breakaway trips and tours
There will be some very cool adventures and experiences offered by various organisations. You are welcome to sign up for them via this website or directly with the organiser.
Sign up forms to come.
Auckland Tourism will take you on a magical mystery tour to some of the finest superyacht destinations this city has to offer. All media to attend.
An informal afternoon in the country at the laid back Tasting Shed in Kumeu. Enjoy live music while tasting the dishes created by the Kiwi-Fijian owners. Match with local Craft beers, spritzers and yes, local wines.
A shuttle will leave from the hotel to the Tasting Shed at 13:00 and returning you back to the hotel by 17:00.