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THIS WEEKEND

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

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Thursday 13th August

EVENTS CLOTHING SALE - 9am to 6pm

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Friday 14th August

EVENTS CLOTHING SALE - 9am to 6pm
5:30pm to Close:
Bar & Cafe open for dinner

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Saturday 15th August

EVENTS CLOTHING SALE - 9am to 6pm
8:30pm to Close:
Bar & Cafe open for breakfast & lunch

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Sunday 16th August

EVENTS CLOTHING SALE - 9am to 6pm
5:30pm to Close:
Bar & Cafe open for dinner

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Tuesday 25th August

119th AGM - 7pm
All members are invited to attend

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FEATURED NEWS

The latest and greatest from around the club

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New sponsor - The Boat Builders Half Moon Bay

New sponsor - The Boat Builders Half Moon Bay

Royal Akarana Yacht Club is pleased to introduce our new sponsor, The Boat Builders Half Moon Bay Marina. The Boat Builders are sponsoring the 2015/2016 Summer Series with their passion to be involved with the clubs new junior fleet. Stay tuned for the Notice of Race! Joe Richardson, Managing Director, is as excited about this new partnership as we are. …

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2015 Winter Series all Wrapped up

2015 Winter Series all Wrapped up

Sunday was the final day of racing for the 2015 RAYC Winter Series. A good sized fleet made it onto the water, unfortunately the typical Auckland weather reigned supreme with everything from sunshine to hail and with the wind coming from every point of the compass. This played havoc for the Race Committee, so when the wind dropped away to …

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Whale of a Time

Whale of a Time

Even whales like our racing area! This lovely lady, a Southern Right Whale, was spotted splashing about in Mechanics bay this morning having a... wait for it... "Whale of a time"

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Akarana Members in SSANZ Race 2

Akarana Members in SSANZ Race 2

Royal Akarana Yacht Club is well represented in the 2015 SSANZ Triple Series with all our Flag Officers racing in the highly competitive two handed fleet. Commodore Nathan Bonney and fellow member Colin Jensen race on Nathan's Elliott 770 Faster Coyote and had some pretty awesome sends, and a spectacular wipeout during the race. Commodore Nathan and Colin Battered and …

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New online entry & results system

New online entry & results system

RAYC has taken another step forward and is now using the TopYacht results and online entry system for all racing. The TopYacht program was developed by Rod McCubbin from Melbourne, Australia and is used by a very large percentage of Australian events. RAYC is the first club in New Zealand to start using the program. "We wanted a system that …

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Fathers Day Challenge - 6th September

Fathers Day Challenge - 6th September

If your Dad tired of receiving a new pair of socks every Fathers Day?  Want to ramp it up and get him the best gift ever? Take the Fathers Day Challenge on Fathers Day! Sunday 6th September The Fathers Day Challenge is a fun event designed to get fathers and children involved in sailing at RAYC. Bring the family along …

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Sir Keith Park

Sir Keith Park

Did you know that Sir Keith Park was a member of RAYC? His correct title is Air Chief Marshall Sir Keith Park, GCB, KBE, MC & Bar, DFC. He was born in June 1892 and died in 1975. He was born in Thames and, as well as NZ’s World War Flying Ace, he had a keen interest in the sea. …

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