The WaterBoy
Regatta 2018

15th-17th November 2018
Eric Murray is getting back in the rowing boat and you have the opportunity to join. Eric will be joined by current World Champions in the New Zealand rowing crew and will also be recruiting New Zealand sporting celebrities. Regatta opens on the evening of November 15th at SkyCity Hamilton and racing commences November 16th.


Confirmed Sports people taking part

Here are some of the NZ sporting legends that have already confirmed their participation in The WaterBoy Regatta.

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John Storey

Mens Double Scull World Champion

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Women's Pair World Champion


Eric Murray

Rowing Legend

Robbie MaNson

NZ Single Champion + World's Best Time Holder

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Kerri Gowler

Womens Pair World Champion


Josh Kronfeld

Former All Black

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Jackie Gowler

2018 World Cup Gold Medalist Womens 8+

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Brook Robertson

Stroke of NZ Men's 8+

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Lucy spoors

2018 World Cup Gold Medalist Womens 8+  


Casey Kopua

Silver Fern Legend




Hosted by New Zealand Rowing royalty, Eric Murray

This never-been-seen-before, unique, invite-only, 30-hour, all-inclusive Celebrity Pro-Am Rowing Regatta enables selected partners exclusive access to some of New Zealand’s most heralded sports people/celebrities.

This charity event, that will appeal to the top echelon of the New Zealand business community, allows amateur rowers to row alongside a stellar line-up of celebrities and the NZ Rowing Team, while also assisting The WaterBoy in their quest to creating stronger communities through sport.

Thur 15 Nov

Eric hosts the ‘Crew Selection’ Cocktail Function
Venue: SKYCITY Hamilton

Fri 16 Nov

Conditioning Breakfast
Venue: Novotel Hamilton

The Waterboy Regatta & Charity Dinner
Venue: Lake Karapiro

Sat 17 Nov

Recovery Breakfast
Venue: Novotel Hamilton

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