The race consists of three legs: Wellington to Akaroa, 195 miles; Akaroa to Napier, 350 miles; Napier to Wellington, 205 miles.
The 2016 edition of the Central Triangle will run between 20 February and 13 March 2016.
The Sovereign Port Nicholson Regatta, featuring the PHRF National Keelboat Championship is Wellington's premier keelboat event each February. Large fleets are treated to three days of round the cans and harbour racing plus a full programme of social events
Each summer Wellington hosts the CentrePort International Youth Match Racing Championship as the final leg of the trans tasman youth match racing circuit. Racing is always intense on the inner harbour with trans tasman bragging rights up for the grab!