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Watch the racing live on Auckland Harbour
with The Red Boats Group Charters

For the ultimate  experience front and centre to the action, join The Red Boats for the races as an individual or private charter.

Cruise details

5 Hour Cruise

1-6pm on round robin and round robin Semi-Final race days.

2-7pm on all finals and main event race days


Round robin and RR semi-finals are estimated to take place between 3-5pm

RR finals and main event Races are estimated to take place between 4-6pm
Round Robin Yacht racing - Private group 5 Hour spectators Charter

0-50 Passengers | $3500   5 hour cruise

** Please enquire for groups larger than 50

** All prices are GST Inclusive



Main Event Yacht Racing - Private group 5 Hour spectators Charter

0-50 Passengers | $4500   5 hour cruise

** Please enquire for groups larger than 50

** All prices are GST Inclusive


Public individual charter available, book Online
We have a fully Licensed Bar on board with a range of beverages at a very reasonable price.

Click here for bar prices

Note: We do not allow BYO Alcohol on board – however we do have a Licensed Bar with a range of beverages at a very reasonable price.
As part of our Bar license its a requirement that we must have food on all our charters.



Ask us about our exclusive Spectators deluxe gourmet sausage sizzle package.

We also offer a full catering service on board available for Private charters only and have a range of Menus to choose from skillfully designed and prepared from our experienced in house chef. Food must be ordered at the time of booking. Click here to see our menus

Bar:  We have a fully licensed Bar on board with a range of beverages at very reasonable prices. See our Bar Prices


Note: Unfortunately We do not allow BYO Alcohol on board – however we do have a Licensed Bar with a range of stock and very reasonable Bar Prices
We also offer the option to bring your own food on most of our charters free of charge. The only condition is if you are bringing your own food, it is that it is a condition of our Bar license that you supply plenty of good substantial food for your guests. We have a BBQ and microwave on board for your use, all free of charge. Please feel free to talk to us about your food requirements. Note: When using our BYO food option you will need to bring your own plates, cutlery & Serving Utensils.
Your safety is important to us. To ensure that your journey is smooth sailing please follow the safety guidelines listed below:

Hold On

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Use handrails when moving around the vessel
Watch for trip hazards such as raised doorsills, uneven surfaces and gangways






Stay seated

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Please remain seated until the vessel has completed berthing at the wharf.
Remove luggage/bags from seats. Place in the luggage area or on the floor away from aisle. take care when moving around the Vessel and use hand holds.





Listen to Announcements and Crew instructions

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Ensure you listen and understand safety announcements on departure.

In case of an emergency, stay seated and listen for instructions from the crew.





Life Jackets

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Familiarize yourself with the location of the life jackets on your particular vessel
Each vessel can be different and your crew will announce the locations during your departure

Obey all Signage on board






Child safety

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Supervise your children at all times during the journey.
Climbing, jumping or running on board the vessel is not permitted at any time Crew have been empowered to ask your children to discontinue any unsafe or unruly behavior





Unsafe behavior

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Do Not Stand on seats or sit on railings.

If you see another passenger displaying unsafe or concerning behavior, please notify crew immediately





Hot Drinks

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Hot drinks can cause third-degree burns, please take care with hot drinks when moving
If you need assistance carrying a hot drink, please ask the crew.





Watch Your Feet

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Watch your feet
Watch your feet when embarking or disembarking the vessel. Gangways and the Vessel can and do move.

Use all rails and hand holds provided





Restricted areas


Obey all signage on board and do not under any circumstances enter restricted or staff only areas.








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For everyone's Safety Intoxicated passengers are not allowed on any of our Vessels.

Passenger that become intoxicated on board will result in the Charter being terminated.

No Drugs or illicit substances are permitted on board any of our charters




Click here for a full copy of our Health and safety Manual for Customers while traveling on board The Red boats

All Our Cruises depart from Pier Z Westhaven Marina 31 Westhaven Drive. We can depart or drop off at other wharves by prior arrangement only (Extra Charges Apply)

Parking at Westhaven Marina is Pay and display and costs $20.00 for 24 hours. You must pay at the parking machine and put your parking ticket in your window so it can be clearly seen. You can only Park in the Yellow lines, Cars parked in the red lines will be ticketed even if you have paid for parking. We recommend paying $20.00 for 24 hours parking. The Red boats accepts no responsibility if you choose to pay for less and receive a parking ticket if the boat is running late. Parking is your responsibility, The Red boats accepts no responsibility for customer parking.
All our cruises are designed with your safety and comfort in mind. We cruise in sheltered waters that are workable in all weather conditions. We will only cancel in severe cyclonic conditions. In the event of bad weather, the Skipper at his discretion may cancel the Charter in the interests of Passenger safety.

If races are cancelled or rescheduled due to weather or change in race conditions your booking will be transferred to the next available reserve race day, availability permitted or alternatively a refund will be offered. If you cancel the charter for any reason your deposit and any monies paid is not refundable and the charter is not transferable

If you cancel within 14 working days of the Charter, you will still be liable for full payment of the Charter including Catering & Bar tabs even if you have only paid your deposit.

**Disclaimer - Departure times may vary due to race schedule and/or change of courses.
Contact us at or use our Online form to discuss availability and booking.
Covid 19 Policy

We are still Taking Bookings!!!

Covid 19 Policy: The Red Boats operates within the current guidelines set by the Ministry of Health. Our vessels are cleaned and sanitized daily, and we provide hand washing stations and sanitizer on board for our customers. Social distancing, face masks & other measures may be required on board depending on the Alert level status & Ministry of Health Guidelines in place at the time.

Covid Lockdowns & Cancelations: We will endeavour to proceed with your charter providing we are permitted to operate under any Covid restrictions that may be in place at the time. In the event of a lockdown, or the Charter NOT being able to proceed due to Covid, alternative Charter dates will be offered. We will do our best to ensure we find you an alternative date when Covid restrictions will allow us to operate. The Red Boats do not offer refunds for any booked charters that are cancelled due to Covid 19 or Lockdown restrictions. All monies paid to The Red Boats are Non refundable.

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