Net proceeds from the regatta are vested in the registered Charitable Trusts of the Rotary Clubs of Half Moon Bay and Howick, for allocation to various Rotary sponsored charitable projects and to independent charitable organisations which in recent years include:


Recent major beneficiaries of the regatta include:


Middlemore Foundation

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Auckland Down Syndrome Association

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Coastguard – Northern Region

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Child Cancer Foundation Child Cancer Foundation

Hospice South Auckland Charitable Trust

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Life Education Trust South East Auckland

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Salvation Army projects

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South Auckland Health Foundation - Kidz First

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Ronald McDonald House Ronald McDonald House Auckland
Stellar Trust Stellar Trust
Victim Support Victim Support


Other past beneficiaries include: Starship Hospital, Westpac Helicopter Trust, Duffy Books in Homes, School for the Disabled, Guide Dog Training, Alzheimer’s Society, Arthritis Support, Eastern Woman’s Refuge, Tough Love Howick, Kids At Risk –suicide prevention, National Child Health Research.