Welcome to the website of the Royal Akarana Yacht Club, home of blue water sailing in New Zealand. RAYC was established in 1895 and continues its legacy of offshore racing. In addition to this, RAYC is also home to the Auckland Flying 15 and M-Class fleets, as well as the 12′ Skiffs and 18′ Skiffs. RAYC has a strong group of junior sailors competing in the Optimist, Starling and RS Feva classes. In addition to the sailing, RAYC is also home to over 80 passionate surf ski paddlers who compete locally and on the world stage.

Coming Up

Bar & Cafe Standard Opening Hours
Friday 5pm to close
Saturday 8:30am to close
Sunday 8:30am to close
Closed public holidays

Sat 01

Cruising Race 1

October 1
Sat 08

Gold Cup Race 2

October 8
Sun 09

121st Opening Day

October 9
Sun 09

Akarana Series

October 9

Book or Enter Now

Optimist Level 1 – FAST TRACK
Optimist Level 1
Optimist Level 2
Optimist Level 3
Feva Learn to Sail
Feva Learn to Race
PIC Marine Gold Cup
Round White Island Race
Cruising Series