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27 10, 2020

Salty Dogs & Mini Simmons – The Music Video

October 27th, 2020|Categories: Club News|

On Saturday 17th October, the Hyundai Marine Sports Centre and Royal Akarana Yacht Club hosted, what could be, the best event of 2020. Over 300 guests rocked on thanks to the epic tunes from the Salty Dogs and Mini Simmons, with yachting royalty, RAYC members and guests dancing the night away. Over $18,000 was raised [...]

19 10, 2020

2019/2020 Prize Giving – Top Prizes Announced

October 19th, 2020|Categories: Club News|

It was a perfect evening at the club for the 2019/2020 Prize Giving upstairs in the main function room at the Hyundai Marine Sports Centre. The evening kicked off with the junior sailors admiring "Patriot", American Magic's second AC75. Watching over their shoulders were RAYC Life Members Peter Burling and Blair Tuke, who talked to [...]

17 08, 2020

Laser Winter Breakout Regatta Cancelled due to COVID-19

August 17th, 2020|Categories: Lasers|

Given the current Alert Level 3 in Auckland, the inaugural 2020 Laser Winter Breakout Regatta due to be hosted by Royal Akarana Yacht Club, in association with Yachting New Zealand has been cancelled. At Alert Level 3, sailing is not permitted and with the regatta scheduled during the 12 days of this Alert Level (22/23 [...]

16 08, 2020

Club Conversations, Unplugged – Jim & Kate Delegat

August 16th, 2020|Categories: Club Conversations Unplugged|

Welcome to the first episode in our "Club Conversations, Unplugged" series. As we edge towards our 125th anniversary and beyond, we will be interviewing members about their experiences and memories of the Royal Akarana Yacht Club. Episode 2 Jim & Kate Delegat Jim & Kate Delegat share their stories about how they got into sailing [...]

12 08, 2020

RAYC COVID-19 Update: Wednesday 12 August, 2020

August 12th, 2020|Categories: Club News|

I was hoping that I would not have to write to you again advising of the closure of the Hyundai Marine Sports Centre, the Akarana Eatery and all activities of Royal Akarana Yacht Club. However, with the Government’s announcement of Auckland moving up to Covid-19 Alert Level 3 we have closed the Hyundai Marine Sports [...]

9 08, 2020

RAYC Youth America’s Cup Squad: Isaac McHardie

August 9th, 2020|Categories: Youth America's Cup|

On Tuesday 6 July, Royal Akarana Yacht Club announced a squad of eight sailors who would vie for one of four spots in the sailing team for the Youth America’s Cup in 2021. Running alongside the 36th America’s Cup in Auckland in March next year, the Youth America’s Cup is a stepping stone for young [...]

7 08, 2020

RAYC Life Members announce Kiwi team in the SailGP event

August 7th, 2020|Categories: Club News|

RAYC Life Members Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have announced they will co-lead a team in the next edition of the SailGP event. This is fantastic news and we are super proud of their achievements to take, and taking on the SailGP is just another step towards intergalactic domination for these two superstars. See the [...]

29 07, 2020

Royal Akarana Yacht Club to host mid-winter Laser Radial regatta

July 29th, 2020|Categories: Lasers|

At least 30 entries, including the country's top Laser Radial sailors, are expected to compete at next month's Winter Breakout regatta at the Royal Akarana Yacht Club. The event, which is a joint collaboration between Yachting New Zealand and the Royal Akarana Yacht Club, has been created because of the absence of top international competition due [...]