Russell is a welcome site at the end of The Great Race North - if you'd like to know what to expect after the finish line, here you go...
FRIDAY NIGHT The Duke of Marlborough Tavern will have live music and complimentary food on offer until late. Once you've parked up and tidied the boat, come ashore and enjoy the atmosphere! If you are one of the early arrivals at the Wharf - please ensure you are booked in with the Russell Information Centre www.russellinfo.co.nz SATURDAY There will be food trucks and plenty of local events in town - check out the Classic Craft Fair at Town Hall or find out about what’s happening, online www.russellnz.co.nz
We encourage you to come ashore early for the evening festivities, there are limited water taxis and they get very busy at this time. HAPPY HOUR from 6:00 - 7:00 with some fabulous drink specials on offer thanks to our partner Mount Gay Rum. The special band we've lined up, Two Many Chiefs, will play their first set during Happy Hour. PRIZE GIVING from 7:00 - 7:30, we're going to keep it short and sharp so we can celebrate our winners and let the party begin!
There will be heaps of prizes thanks to our team of very generous race partners including:
Predict Wind Subscriptions
Zhik Gift Certificates
Burnsco Gift Certificates
Boating NZ Subscriptions
Dirty Dog Eyewear
Oceania Medical First Aid kits