Busy Northland diving outfit Dive! Tutukaka had one boat at the Poor Knights yesterday.
Checkpoints in Maungaturoto and north of Mangawhai effectively cut Kaipara in half.
The checkpoint north of Mangawhai caused particular confusion for local businesses.
Eleven aerial maps were published in December which outlined the suggested route.
Highest among the Northlanders was wood chopping legend Jason Wynyard.
Northland Kauri rugby star Portia Woodman was the highest-ranked Northlander so far.
The sailing community maintain there is no real guarantee of safe conditions until June.
SuperYachtfan website says Google co-founder bought vessel in 2011 and sold it last year.
Fire crews responded to the blaze which was on Te Hapua Rd on Sunday afternoon.
Hundreds turned out for the morning ceremony