Russel, a charming coastal town in New Zealand, offers a perfect sailing experience with its stunning landscapes, calm waters, and vibrant marine life. The destination is known for its rich history, picturesque bays, and warm and welcoming locals. Sailing in Russel provides an excellent opportunity to explore secluded anchorages, indulge in water activities, and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature.

  • Crystal clear waters perfect for swimming and snorkeling
  • Numerous sheltered bays and coves for peaceful anchoring
  • Spectacular panoramic views of the Bay of Islands
  • Abundance of marine wildlife including dolphins, seals, and penguins
  • Opportunity to visit historic sites like Pompallier House and Christ Church
  • Chance to sail to nearby islands, including Urupukapuka
  • Plenty of fishing spots for anglers
  • Relaxed atmosphere and friendly locals
  • Variety of dining options showcasing delicious seafood
  • Access to facilities and services for sailors
JanuaryWarm and sunny27C68mm40%6 hours7 knots
FebruaryWarm and occasional rain showers27C65mm50%6 hours6 knots
MarchWarm and occasional rain showers25C82mm60%5 hours8 knots
AprilCool with occasional rain showers22C94mm70%4 hours9 knots
MayCool with occasional rain showers19C88mm70%4 hours10 knots
JuneCool with occasional rain showers17C111mm80%3 hours12 knots
JulyCold with occasional rain showers16C121mm80%3 hours12 knots
AugustCold with occasional rain showers16C98mm70%4 hours11 knots
SeptemberCool with occasional rain showers16C91mm60%4 hours10 knots
OctoberCool with occasional rain showers18C77mm50%5 hours9 knots
NovemberWarm with occasional rain showers21C68mm50%6 hours7 knots
DecemberWarm and occasional rain showers24C66mm40%7 hours6 knots