July 21st, 2013
Please scroll down to find the rally of your choice, click either the info link for a PDF download of the rally information or the entry form link to fill out and submit your entry.
With so much happening over the next couple of years we thought we’d help out and put it all in one helpful pdf for you, Click HERE to download.
Included are all the rallies for 2014 and 15 plus three rallies we have in the planning process.
Plus the seminar program for 2014.
We often get asked “Why Join a rally” click HERE for some of the answers.
2014 All Points Rally- (Free rally)
This Rally departs from all major ports in the SW Pacific for Opua in New Zealand’s magical Bay of Islands. Boats joining the rally are assisted with weather info, resources and planning tools to help make the passage to NZ as easy as possible. On arrival participants are welcomed to Opua and entertained with a week of fun and games, entertainment and seminars on all a range of topics. This rally is FREE thanks to the assistance of Main Sponsors Cater Marine, Opua Marina and the Opua business community.
For a full PDF info pack on the All Points Rally Rally, click HERE (2013 info at this stage, there should be only minor changes to 2014 program)
For the All Points Rally Entry Form, Click HERE
2014 Rally Series.
2014 Opua Cruisers Festival
2014 sees the second Opua Cruisers Festival. Building on the success of the 2013 festival, the 2014 event runs from the 15th to the 31st of April and culminates with the departure of the rally fleets to Tonga, Fiji and the NZ 2 OZ rally (Sail 2 Indonesia Feeder Rally) on the 1st of May. Full details and the festival program will be posted shortly.
2014 Doyle Sails – Pacific Rally Series.
2014 Doyle Sails – Tonga Rally
This annual event departs Opua 1st May 2014 and clears into the magical Ha’apai, Tonga’s central group at Uoleva Island. Customs officials are brought out to the island for clearance and fresh fruit and veg plus bread are brought in from Nuku’alofa on the morning flight.
There is a full program of events, both leading up to and on arrival at Uoleva plus if the weathers good a stop off at the Minerva’s on the way fits the planning.
For a full PDF info pack for the 2014 Tonga Rally, click HERE
For the 2014 Tonga Rally Entry Form, click HERE
2014 Doyle Sails – Fiji Rally
This annual event departs Opua 1st May 2014 and clears into Savusavu on Vanua Levu, Fiji’s NE Main Island. This rally features a series of events in Opua in the lead up and at Savusavu hosted by Savusavu Tourism and all inclusive in the rally fee. For a full outline of the perks of joining this rally click the links below.
For a full PDF info pack for the 2014 Fiji Rally, click HERE
For the 2014 Fiji Rally Entry Form, click HERE
Sponsored by Yachting World Vanuatu, This annual event departs Opua1st May 2014 and clears into Anatom in southern Vanuatu along with the Sail 2 Indonesia feeder rally. There’s a welcome feast on arrival at Anatom and festivities planned at Yachting Worlds famous Waterfront Bar and Grill on arrival at Vila plus the build up events and briefings in Opua.
For a full PDF info pack for the 2014 Vanuatu Rally, click HERE
For the 2014 Yachting World Vanuatu Rally Entry Form, click HERE
2014 NZ 2 OZ Rally – (Sail 2 Indonesia Feeder Rally from Opua.)
Departing Opua on the 1st of May this rally runs through Vanuatu, clearing in at Anatom, cruising through Vanuatu and clearing from Luganville in Santo for Townsville on the Queensland coast. The fleet will then muster with the Sail 2 Indonesia fleet.
For info for the 2014 NZ 2 OZ Rally, click HERE
For the 2014 NZ 2 OZ Rally Entry Form, click HERE
2014 Sail 2 Indonesia Rally.
2014 is the inaugural running of the “Sail 2 Indonesia” yacht rally. Muster early July on the Far Nth Qld coast with departure from the Torres Straits.
Spaces are strictly limited for this event, register your interest, Click HERE .
On receipt of the completed form, Rally Administration will email a confirmation. Further details including; route information, Muster Points, costs and information required from you, will be forwarded after your initial registration has been processed. Registration can be cancelled by email at any time up until the Commitment form is signed and payment is forwarded.
This Rally has been referred to as the “Cruise of a Lifetime” by many participants. Departing Opua, May 1st 2015 this bi-annual event takes in Tonga – Fiji – Vanuatu and New Caledonia before returning to Opua in early November.
“Welcome to Paradise – ICA Style” is a catch phrase with this rally with clearances into some of the more remote destinations; the Beautiful Island of Uoleva in the Ha’apai group, Tonga’s jewel in the crown, Vanua Balavu in the Northern Lau group Fiji, Aneityum the southern most island in the Vanuatu Archipelago and the Loyalty island paradise of Lifou in New Caledonia.
For a full colour copy of the rally flier click HERE
For some “Sizzle” and cost for the rally click HERE
To register your interest click HERE