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"What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?"
Vincent van Gogh

Please take a moment to read the below open letter sent to Royal Akarana Yacht Club this week. Thank you to everyone who made this possible.

Open letter to Royal Akarana Yacht Club

Open letter to Royal Akarana Yacht Club

To whom it may concern; Lukas started sailing with the Royal Akarana Yacht Club in the spring 2014. Lukas has always enjoyed the chance to steer the boat when out on the water with his granddads and was keen to give sailing a go, now it is the highlight of his week. Despite Lukas' increased challenges in life due to …

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Friday 19 February
Bar & Cafe Open from 5:30pm
Fun Friday Racing
Boatspray Gold Cup Series - Balokovic Cup

 Saturday 20 February
Cafe open from 8:30am
Bar open from 12pm
Advanced Sea Survival Course

Sunday 21 February
Cafe open from 8:30am
Bar open from 12pm
The Boatbuilders Summer Series
Advanced Sea Survival Course

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Pete & Blair - World Champs again!

Pete & Blair - World Champs again!

Peter Burling & Blair Tuke have secured their fourth consecutive world 49er Championship! These guys are legends! On behalf of all the members at RAYC - we wish to congratulation Pete and Blair on this awesome achievement. https://youtu.be/0acSdIgz28c Report from the NZL Sailing Team: Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have won their fourth consecutive Olympic 49er World Championship after successfully …

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19 Feb
Please Note: Fun Friday Racing has been cancelled this week
Boatspray Gold Cup Race 5 - Balokovic Cup

20-21 February
Advanced Sea Survival - BOOK NOW

21 Feb
The Boat Builders Summer Series

26 Feb
Fun Friday Racing
The Yates Cup - 230nm Race

28 Feb
Youth Summer Series

4 Mar
Fun Friday Racing

6 Mar
Auckland Skiff League Racing
Round the Bays

10-13 Mar
Events Clothing Sale - Hyundai M-Class Lounge

10 Mar
ANZ Sail Fiji Seminar

11 Mar
Fun Friday Racing

12-13 Mar
SAIL AKARANA Incorporating:
Flying 15 Auckland Championship
Foiling Multihull Regatta
M-Class Scott Wilson Memorial
Notice of Race coming soon

Click here to view the complete calendar

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Cruising Window: 1-3 June
Race Start: 4 June

www.sailfiji.co.nz

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The Boat Builders Summer Series - 14th Feb 2016 Photos

The Boat Builders Summer Series - 14th Feb 2016 Photos

It was an intense day on the water for The Boat Builder Summer Series sailors on Sunday 14th February. Check out the photos taken by our resident photographer, Suellen Hurling.

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12' Skiff Race Report: Sunday 14 February

12' Skiff Race Report: Sunday 14 February

The 12' Skiffs were stoked to be heading out to race on Sunday 14th February - fizzing as the 18's sailors would say! Before we headed out there was discussions on the ramp about whether to go 2rd rig or 3rd (a usual 12' skiff dilemma). Eventually the decision was made and all bar one boat went with their number …

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M-Class Race Report: Sunday 14 February

M-Class Race Report: Sunday 14 February

Sunday saw the first day of club racing of 2016. The turnout of three boats was a little disappointing, with Marlin, Menace and Mach One on the water. The Marksman crew forfeited their racing to assist with the race management as per our fleet responsibilities. Race 1 saw Mach One lead from start to finish in a gusty 15 - 20 knot NE and …

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