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120th Opening Day

120th Opening Day

On Sunday 18th October, Royal Akarana Yacht Club will celebrate 120 years of racing with the Opening Day of the 120th Season. The day is open to all those wishing to learn more about the club and even to have a go of sailing and other marine activities. FfemmyThe Flying 15 and the M-Class fleet will once again race for …

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Membership Goes Green!

The 2015/16 RAYC season is now open and memberships are available for renewal or purchase by new members!

Check out the Membership page to select your membership category and storage options.

Renewal deadline is 30th September 2015.

If you have any questions regarding membership please contact Suellen:

suellen@rayc.co.nz

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THIS WEEKEND

Check out what's happening at a glance
or view our complete calendar here

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Friday 11th September

5:30pm to Close: Bar & Cafe open for dinner

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Saturday 12th September

 

8:30am to Close: Bar & Cafe open for breakfast & lunch

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Sunday 13th September

8:30am to Close: Bar & Cafe open for breakfast & lunch

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DIARY DATE

120th Opening Day
Bar & Cafe open for breakfast & lunch

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FEATURED NEWS

The latest and greatest from around the club

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Member Profile: Aaron Hume-Merry & Markus Somerville

Member Profile: Aaron Hume-Merry & Markus Somerville

RAYC is known as New Zealand's home of Blue Water sailing. On top of this we are currently growing our junior fleet and we also are host to a number of Olympic and Aspiring Olympic sailors. Aaron Hume-Merry (27) and Markus Somerville (18) became members of RAYC at the beginning of 2015. RAYC was the perfect spot for this new …

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We have the Best Members

We have the Best Members

RAYC would like to thank Dave and Shelley Leifting for their donation of a boat trailer! This new trailer will replace the old trailer for Akarana 6 that was retired last week. We love when Akarana members step up to help out when needed and are exceptionally grateful for all member contributions! Currently we are desperate for a new BBQ …

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Ariki

Ariki

We have just received some great photos from Life Member Richard Ross. As well as photos of the M class he owned before the war and the K class he owned after the war, the above photo shows the A class vintage Ariki, gaff-rigged with no winches! Apparently it took a lot of manpower to sail! If you have any …

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Team Dickson wins the Fathers Day Challenge

Team Dickson wins the Fathers Day Challenge

The Royal Akarana Yacht Club got into the spirit of Fathers Day and hosted their inaugural Fathers Day Challenge! Raced in the club 420’s, five dads and their kids took to the water directly in front of the club for the most epic of all challenges. It was Dad against Dad. Kid against kid. Pride and reputation was on the …

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Help us get a BBQ for Summer!

Help us get a BBQ for Summer!

Working at a yacht club can be hard for everyone, especially if you're a BBQ! Both of RAYC's BBQs have given up and with summer fast approaching and plenty of opportunities for outdoor grilling, we are in dire need of a new one! If you have a BBQ that you would be willing to donate to the yacht club, or …

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