On a day when the sport paid tribute to former Olympic champion and large-than-life rowing personality Dudley Storey, the crews did not disappoint on a thrilling final day of action at the 2017 Aon Maadi Cup on Lake Karapiro.

An action-packed day of racing also saw two of the premier trophies awarded, the Springbok Shield and the Dawn Cup for the under-18 coxed four.

It was a make or break day of semi-final racing at the 2017 Aon Maadi Cup at Lake Karapiro today.

The final line ups for the Maadi Cup and Levin Jubilee Cup were decided today at the 2017 Aon Maadi Cup.

Day two of the 2017 Aon Maadi Cup at Lake Karapiro saw all remaining heats concluded and the line ups for quarter, semi and some A finals determined.

New Zealand’s largest rowing regatta, the Aon Maadi Cup, got underway at Lake Karapiro today.

Nearly 2,200 high-school rowers will be competing at the 2017 Aon Maadi Cup at Lake Karapiro from tomorrow.

Highlights of the 2017 Aon Maadi Cup will be available on SKY Sport.

The 2017 edition of the Aon Maadi Cup is set to be the biggest in the event's history with 2,292 athletes entered.