News & Events
This year will be the 44th Tall Ships Regatta. Hosted by the Russell Boating Club the Tall Ships Regatta […]
Take part in the CRC Bay of Islands Sailing Week, the biggest regatta of its kind in New Zealand. It […]
New start dates: Monday 2nd March (Other dates by request) Advanced sail training for those ready to step up to skippering […]
Our very experienced instructor Daryl, has been accredited IYT Navigation Master and IYT Weather Master. Navigation master is a stand-alone course […]
We were lucky enough to have Alexia Russell, Auckland Journalist join us for an off-season winter weekend, she wrote an article on her experiences which we think captures the joy of sailing here in the bay during the quieter months.
We’re going to be offering our sailors an opportunity to sail in company with the support of a lead boat this summer. The Fun Flotillas are a new sailing holiday opportunity for Great Escape sailors and we think they will be very popular, so does Tourism Industry Aotearoa.
IYT (International Yacht Training) announces Great Escape as the first and only IYT Accredited School in New Zealand
We are very proud to now be accredited as an IYT Partner School for their recreational sailing courses up to International Bareboat Skipper Sail, with ICC (International Certificate of Competence).
Our inaugural Bay of Islands WOW (Women on Water) Weekend was deemed a success by all who participated.