The last of the demolition of the old Royal Akarana Yacht Club building has now come down. The a-frame exterior wall of the Hyundai M-Class Lounge was the last piece of the building to be pulled down by the digger on Tuesday morning the 4th April at 0930 hours. The site will now be cleaned up [...]
The main building is taking a little longer to come down due to the more complex nature of the structure. So far the Mermaid Lounge and bar have been demolished and soon the Hyundai M-Class Lounge will follow. Here are the latest images from what's happening on site.
It was a quiet morning on site. At 6am there was no one here and I took a moment to just take it all in and reminisce about all the amazing stories and memories that the Royal Akarana Yacht Club has created over the years. I've only been involved for a relatively short time compared [...]
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!
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 [...]
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 [...]
When Royal Akarana Yacht Club moves into the Hyundai Marine Sports Centre, we will be joined by the marine sports clubs of the University of Auckland in calling the Centre home. Together with Akarana Marine Sports Charitable Trust, who manage the Hyundai Marine Sports Centre, The RAYC committee are delighted to welcome the University onboard [...]
The fence is going up! That means we are one step closer to saying goodbye to the Royal Akarana Yacht Club building. Fletchers contractors were on site laying the building blocks for the fence which will go around the entire building site which will create the barrier between the outside world and the construction of [...]