We would like to acknowledge the encouragement and support received from a number of individuals and organisations:
- The Christchurch City Council for its sponsorship grant for the 2013 Akaroa Regatta
- Hollie Hollander, at Akaroa District Promotions
- The staff at the Christchurch City Council Service Centre in Akaroa
- The Ashburton Sailing Club
- The Christchurch Yacht Club
- The number of individuals in Christchurch, Akaroa, and Mid Canterbury who have provided support and prizes for regatta days.