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 in the Laser Radial Apprentice Women (second overall) after five days and 10 races off Torbay.
At the same regatta, Craig Wilson, sailing with David Martin also won Gold in the Weta Trimaran class Apprentice Master Division and Tony Rae, sailing with his father Murray, won Silver in the Weta Trimaran Great Grand Master.
Paul Gillard won two golds. Flat water 17km marathon and then 15km ocean ski. Mark van den Anker won two silvers in the same events, Sven Hansen won gold in Ocean Surf Ski, closely followed by his brother Rob from Canada 27 secs later with the Silver. Garth Spencer got Silver for his age group and came 3rd across all 67 finishers. Andy Czar missed bronze in the 17km by a few seconds!
There were loads of Akarana members who competed at the World Masters Games. Congratulations to everyone for getting out there and representing your country!
Did you win a medal? Please let us know!!!