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RAYC 2017 eNews - Edition #8

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Thursday 30 March
Main building demolished
(Subject to all going to plan)

 Saturday 1 April
Cafe: 08:30 - Close
Bar: 12:30 - Close
SAIL AKARANA
Briefing: 9:30am | Warning Signal 11am | Microsite

Sunday 2 April
Cafe: 0830 - Close
Bar: 12:30 - Close
SAIL AKARANA
Briefing: 9:30am | Warning Signal 11am | Microsite

SAVE THE DATE
Wednesday 12 April - 3pm
Sod turning for new building
More information to follow

The RAYC Rugby Team

The RAYC Rugby Team

Did you know we once had a Rugby team?  Called the RAYC Sunday Sports Rugby Union Team, it was unbeaten for 4 years!  The photo, taken in 1949, shows, left to right: Keith Peachey (Snr), Tom Sharple, “Hustor”, Joe Maches, Bill Marchall (Commodore in 1959), “Recka” Wright, Pip Waldron, “Subritsky”, Monty Dempsey (Captain), Pete Ushaw, Ron McQuarsia, Jack Potter, “Givvey” …

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Provincial Cowboy wins Round North Island Race

Provincial Cowboy wins Round North Island Race

At the Shorthanded Sailing Association of New Zealand's Round North Island Prize Giving, it was announced that Royal Akarana Yacht Club member Simon Manning, with his crew mate Nathan Williams sailing Provincial Cowboy, won the 2017 Round North Island Race. This is a great achievement for Simon and Nathan, who are both stocked with the result. "It feels pretty good …

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Bye Bye Boat Shed!

Bye Bye Boat Shed!

The first shed is gone! Demolition of the Royal Akarana Yacht Club has begun and today, Tuesday 28th March, the first boat shed was knocked down. The second shed will have a similar fate by the end of the day. This is a significant day for the club, and for everyone who has put in hours of their time, blood, …

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Take one last look

Take one last look

Take one last look! This is the last time you will see Royal Akarana Yacht Club looking like this. The demolition trucks will roll in today and then it's action stations for a week as the building is removed. Standby for updates! It's all happening!

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Louis is the last item to be removed

Louis is the last item to be removed

Many years ago, a young Louis Hull decided that the RAYC sheds needed to be tagged with his name. At the time it was considered graffiti, but now, with years gone by and gallons of water flooded from under the bridge, the name faded thanks to the harsh kiwi sun, it was decided that Louis was a part of the club, …

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Building Update - Days away from demolition!

Building Update - Days away from demolition!

BUILDING UPDATE We are just days away from the Royal Akarana Yacht Club building being demolished! The sheds will come down on Monday (27th March) and Tuesday (28th March) with the main building due to come down on Monday 3rd April! More updates will be provided in the coming day as to sod turning and other significant dates.  

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12' Skiff NZL Champs - Day 3 Live Videos

12' Skiff NZL Champs - Day 3 Live Videos

Check out the live videos from Day 3 of the 12' Skiff NZL Championship! Results | Microsite Race 6 Race 7 Race 8

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12' Skiff NZL Champs - Day 2 Photos

12' Skiff NZL Champs - Day 2 Photos

Here are the photos from Day 2 of the 12' Skiff NZL Championship. Results | Microsite  

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12' Skiff NZL Champs - Day 1 Photos

12' Skiff NZL Champs - Day 1 Photos

Here are the photos from Day 1 of the 12' Skiff NZL Championship. Results | Microsite

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Brendan Tourelle wins Hansa Nationals

Brendan Tourelle wins Hansa Nationals

Congratulations to Brendon Tourelle for winning the 2017 Hansa Liberty National Championship in Taupo this weekend.  Brendon sailed an exceptionally on Sunday to beat current World Champion Sara Drunkley (2nd) and fellow club member Tim Dempsey (3rd), all who started the day with the same points.  General Committee member Helena Horswell was 1st in the full servo class. Academy graduate …

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Dr Dave Austin's First Aid Course

22 April 2017

The course will cover the use of the YNZ first aid kit. Completion of this course will be accepted by RAYC for the 2018 Auckland Noumea Yacht Race. 

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30 places available // 20 remaining

18' Skiff ANZAC Championship

22-25 April 2017

NOTICE OF RACE BEING FINALISED

Auckland Noumea Yacht Race

Saturday 2 June 2018 @ 1100 hours

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