IN CREATING THE SUPERYACHT GATHERING we wanted something that was different – more experience oriented instead of days of talking.  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

Yacht Hop

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

Opening party

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 for an exclusive event.



29 MARCH 2019
08:00 - 10:00


Breakfast with the Commodore and a chance to snap a selfie with the America's Cup. An America’s Cup update will be provided by Tom Mayo.

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.


Sail around Auckland harbour on board the iconic Steinlager 2, with the NZ Sailing Trust (2019 charity partner of The Superyacht Gathering). 25 places available, koha donation invited.

Please email us to reserve your place.

media famil*

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.