The 2024 Vaikobi Auckland King & Queen of the Harbour will be held on Saturday 11 May, hosted at Takapuna Boating Club. This is New Zealand’s premier ocean ski event, showcasing the spectacular paddling available in Auckland. It is also open to ocean ski, Waka-ama and SUP paddlers, of all ages and abilities.
There are 3 long course options between 18-24km all finishing at Takapuna Beach, designed to provide the best downwind run regardless of wind direction. The final course will be decided on the Wednesday prior to the race.
A short course will also be available, as will a juniors (U14/U12) course, at the event base at Takapuna Beach.
This is the final event in the 2023/24 Darcy Price Ocean Racing series.
Event updates: https://www.facebook.com/Kingandqueenoftheharbour
The Darcy Price NZ Ocean Surfski Series is the national ocean racing series comprising of the premier surfski races around Aotearoa- see Series information and event dates