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Membership Subscriptions and Storage Fees - Now Due

 

Membership Subscriptions and Storage Fees
Now Due

This year RAYC went green and sent a reminder about membership renewals via email. So far we have had an awesome response to this with many members jumping online and paying their fees before the due date.  
This prompt payment has made it a lot easier for the admin office to arrange and send out membership cards and stickers before... Read More

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If you have any questions regarding membership please contact Suellen:

suellen@rayc.co.nz

Thank you to all the members who have renewed for the 2015/2016 season

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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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THIS WEEKEND

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

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Friday 2nd October

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

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Saturday 3rd October

 

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

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Sunday 4th October

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

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DIARY DATE

Sunday 18th October

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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RAYC's First Recorded Opening Day

RAYC's First Recorded Opening Day

The origins of our Club date from November 1895 when the North Shore Sailing Club was instituted. Although November will be our 120th “birthday” which we will be celebrating as our Opening Day on Sunday 18th October, the first recorded Opening Day was 20 November 1897 as per the attached copy of a notice in the New Zealand Herald. The …

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Countdown to The Boat Builders Summer Series!

Countdown to The Boat Builders Summer Series!

In just a few short weeks, racing will get underway for the 2015/2016 The Boat Builders Summer Series! This season we welcomed a new sponsor to our line up, and Joe Richardson, the main man from The Boat Builders, is excited to be involved with this seasons series. “I have been following the direction RAYC has been taking with its youth …

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Be Safe While You Race!

Advanced Sea Survival Course

At RAYC we are extremely safety conscious. As such we want to ensure that our club members and those who enter any of our Coastal or Offshore races are capable of looking after themselves should the worst case scenario become a reality. For our upcoming race to Gisborne we are hosting Coastguard Boating Education's Advanced Sea Survival courses. The first …

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Twilight Racing

Twilight Racing

During the winter season, while everyone has been hibernating, the RAYC office has been in full swing. Now that daylight savings has come we are on the cusp of launching our latest innovation. The RAYC Twilight Series is going to be held on Friday evenings and is intended to increase the number of days our junior sailors can be on …

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SUP Lessons

SUP Lessons

Royal Akarana Yacht Club's Raye Freedman Marine Academy is taking the next step in it's evolution. The vision has always been to get as many children on the water and enjoying the amazing freedom of the Waitemata Harbour. RAYC is now introducing Stand Up Paddle-Boarding to our itinerary of classes. Thanks to Starboard we have the opportunity to open Monday …

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Cruising Series Race 1 Report

Cruising Series Race 1 Report

Race 1 to Waikalabubu (Shortened to finish at Haystack) There was a nice forecast for this race, SE breeze of 10-15 knots, going south later, and sunshine. 7 boats were at the start. John Muir was out for the first time in a cruising race with his new boat, the well-performed Farr 43 Georgia One. Also out were Sudoeste, Quicksilver, …

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BBQ Success!

BBQ Success!

RAYC would like to extend a huge thank you to John Cooper and the Paddlers for sorting out our BBQ's! A clean and fixing a few minor issues means we now have working BBQ's for our opening day on the 18th October and for the busy Summer Season we have lined up. Thanks again for your efforts, RAYC is lucky …

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Make Sure You Don't Miss the Game!

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