Welcome to Royal Akarana Yacht Club

Established in 1895, Royal Akarana Yacht Club is one of New Zealand’s oldest and most accomplished yacht clubs in both keel boat and dinghy sailing classes. It is considered the home of blue water sailing and hosts an array of other marine-based activities including a successful Sailing Academy which has created world champion sailors.

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Akarana Youth Fundraising Concert

Tickets are now on sale for the first ever


They’ve won Volvo Ocean Races, America’s Cups and Rum Races and now the band are getting back together – for one night only, for a good cause.

Join Tony Rae, Ray Davies, George & Brodie Jakich, Mini Simmons and a line up of special guests at the Hyundai Marine Sports Centre on October 17th for epic night of hits to help raise funds for the NEW Royal Akarana Yacht Club Youth Development Fund.

The Royal Akarana Yacht Club has founded the Youth Development Fund which will be open to youth members to assist with getting them to regattas both nationally and internationally. The goal is to create additional pathways for our youth sailors and to assist them in reaching their sailing and yachting goals.

Tickets are limited to 300 and are $40 each.


2020/2021 Memberships are now open

Renew your membership or join today!

We are officially into our 125th year of sailing at the Royal Akarana Yacht Club. It’s time to renew your membership, or join if you’re keen to get involved!

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Next Quiz Night: Thursday 29 October, 7pm

Get a team of 6 together and join in for quiz night!

Member and non-members are encouraged to attend. Come for dinner, stay for the quiz and get ready for some laughs.

Proudly sponsored by ecostore


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Flying Dutchman National Championships
6-8 November 

The Flying Dutchman fleet has chosen Royal Akarana Yacht Club as their hosts for the 2020 edition of their National Championships!


49er & 49erFX National Championships
4-6 December

Royal Akarana Yacht Club is pleased to be hosting the 2020 49er & 49erFX National Championships from the 4-6th December.