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Great Escape Sailing is committed to Sustainable Tourism

Reduce, reuse and recycle At Great Escape, sustainability is a core value underpinning our decisions and actions. Our fleet of […]

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.