News

A sailing adventure aboard Dona Catharina

When not sharing his sailing expertise with our sailors, instructor Martin Vogel is cruising the ocean aboard his 60′ steel […]

WOW (Women on Water) was wonderful

WOW – What a fantastic weekend we had. Our second annual Bay of Islands WOW (Women on Water) weekend, organised […]

Davidson M20 …Reduce, reuse, recycle!

Our Davidson M20s epitomise the business sustainability mantra of Reduce, Reuse and Recycle and feature in Boating New Zealand April […]

100 Learn to Sail Courses

Daryl completes coaching 100 learn-to-sail courses

Navigation and Weather Master

Our very experienced instructor Daryl, has been accredited IYT Navigation Master and IYT Weather Master. Navigation master is a stand-alone course […]

November Fun Flotilla

October Fun Flotilla

23rd – 25th November

Auckland on the Water Boat Show

Auckland on the Water Boat Show

27th – 30th September

Mac 420 boat hire

The Mac 420 is ideally suited for first-time family boating needs, with the added feature of high sides providing security when in a heavy seas and with a young family on board.

Great Escape winter sailing featured in NZ Herald travel section

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.

Great Escape wins TIA (Tourism Industry Aotearoa) DGiT Do It marketing grants

Great Escape wins TIA (Tourism Industry Aotearoa) DGiT Do It marketing grants

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.