Sailing in the Bay of Islands, Russel, New Zealand offers a paradise for sailing enthusiasts. With its stunning landscapes, crystal-clear waters, and perfect sailing conditions, it is the ideal destination for a sailing adventure. Whether you are an experienced sailor or a beginner, the Bay of Islands offers something for everyone.

  • Breathtaking landscapes and picturesque islands
  • Crystal-clear waters perfect for snorkeling and swimming
  • Abundant marine life and the opportunity for dolphin and whale sightings
  • Lush forests and nature reserves to explore during breaks from sailing
  • Numerous anchorages and sheltered bays for peaceful nights
  • Plenty of charter companies and sailing schools for all levels of experience
  • A rich history and cultural significance to the indigenous Maori people
  • Excellent fishing opportunities for those who enjoy casting a line
  • Charming coastal towns with vibrant local culture and delicious seafood
  • Unforgettable sunsets and starry nights in a peaceful and serene setting
JanuaryWarm and sunny24C95mm30%7 hours10 knots
FebruarySunny with occasional showers24C70mm25%6 hours10 knots
MarchWarm and mostly sunny23C75mm20%6 hours9 knots
AprilMild with occasional rain21C95mm35%5 hours8 knots
MayCool and intermittent rain showers18C105mm40%4 hours7 knots
JuneCool and occasional rain15C110mm50%3 hours6 knots
JulyCold with frequent rain showers14C125mm60%3 hours6 knots
AugustCold and occasional showers14C118mm55%4 hours7 knots
SeptemberMild with some rain15C95mm40%5 hours8 knots
OctoberMild and occasional rain18C85mm30%6 hours9 knots
NovemberWarm with occasional showers20C85mm25%7 hours10 knots
DecemberWarm and mostly sunny22C90mm30%8 hours10 knots