RAYC Members Eli Liefting and Rose Dickson are heading to Bermuda for the America's Cup Endeavour Program and will represent New Zealand and Royal Akarana Yacht Club! This is a great opportunity for Eli & Rose who are back to back RS Feva National Champions. Best of luck Eli & Rose!
On Sunday 21st Sailability Auckland held its annual Waller Cup regatta. Held in Shoal Bay eleven boats and sixteen sailors were competing in the Liberty and 303 yachts. Five back to back races were run with close and exciting racing, even the weather turned out ideal with a light 6-10 knot cool southerly breeze and [...]
Royal Akarana Yacht Club will be open on the weekends in the lead up to the America's Cup and will cater for special AC breakfasts so you can watch the racing with your fellow members.AC breakfast details are coming soon, but in the mean time, lock these dates into your diary! Louis Vuitton [...]
Because we have just turned the first sod signaling the beginnings of our new Club the following is of interest. Excerpt taken from Sea Spray in an issue dated l December 1949. £16,000 for Clubhouse at Okahu Bay “The Auckland Harbour Board have agreed to build – at an estimated cost of £16,000 – a [...]
The annual King and Queen of the Harbour took place on the Auckland Harbour on the 28/29th April. A number of RAYC athletes competed in the 27km course from Long Bay to Eastern Beach in crazy conditions. There were a number of standout performers, including Andrew Mowlem who was second across the line to the [...]
Brendan Tourelle has been a member of Royal Akarana Yacht Club for four years and during that time has served on committees and has played major roles in getting disabled sailors to the club. But Brendan hasn't been a paraplegic his whole life. It all happened 18 years ago after a preventable accident. His dreams [...]
Akarana Member Blair Tuke is an integral member of Emirates Team New Zealand. With just a couple of weeks to go until the first race, he chats with Radio Sport New Zealand about what's been going on.
It's great to report that RAYC Members and Staff were successful at the recent World Masters Games in Auckland. To kick it off, a huge congratulations to staff member Kerry Ash for winning two medals! Gold in the Half Marathon and Silver in the Cross County event. Fellow staff member Suellen Davies won a Gold [...]
Skin stapling, stitching, bone breaks and injections - these were all covered at the offshore medics course held by the Royal Akarana Yacht Club on April 22. The course is facilitated by Dr Dave Austin who flies in from Rockhampton where he is the director of an emergency department at the base hospital. Dr Dave, a [...]
Royal Akarana Yacht Club sailors Eli Liefting and Rose Dickson have secured back to back RS Feva National Championships. 6588 - Liefting & Dickson in the lead Liefting and Dickson, who placed 4th at the most recent RS Feva Worlds in Spain, were thrilled to have won back to back regattas. "It feels [...]