Bay of Islands
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Follow in the waves of the Millennium Cup sailing yachts. No Bay of Islands cruise is complete without a day-sail to the Hole in the Rock at Cape Brett; a superb spearfishing spot thriving with game species, buzzing with seabirds and marine life. Close by on the Brett Peninsula, Deep Water Cove conceals the sunken frigate, Canterbury. Anchor two nautical miles away in picturesque Oke Bay for the night.
Sail on a regatta yacht to Urupukapuka. Just 20 minutes away, Urupukapuka offers shallow and sheltered waters in all weather. Take a paddle through Okahu Passage while the crew catch fresh scallops for lunch in the aptly named Paradise Bay. Dangle a line over the transom to keep the kids happy hunting baitfish before a short ten-minute sail to plentiful recreational fishing grounds protected from commercial fishing.