We have just received some great photos from Life Member Richard Ross. As well as photos of the M class he owned before the war and the K class he owned after the war, the above photo shows the A class vintage Ariki, gaff-rigged with no winches! Apparently it took a lot of manpower to sail!

In 1904 Charles Horton of the New Zealand Herald asked Logan Bros to build for him the cruiser/racer Ariki and she proved to be the fastest yacht in Auckland for the next 34 years!

If you have any photos you would like to donate to the RAYC Archives please contact Marian Harkness on 524-4968 or

September 8th, 2015|Categories: All News, Archives|

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