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19 07, 2018

Sustainable Coastlines’ ‘Let’s Get Cleaned Up’ Charity Ball

July 19th, 2018|Categories: All News|

Back for the eighth time, the stage is set for Sustainable Coastlines’ ‘Let’s Get Cleaned Up’ Charity Ball. This year we are moving to a larger venue at the Pullman Hotel and once again plan to throw one sensational soiree while helping us raise critical funds to continue our work; looking after the places we [...]

19 07, 2018

Party Piedy celebrates Race 1 of the SSANZ Safety at Sea Triple Series

July 19th, 2018|Categories: Keelboats|

Head Coach Nathan Laurie recently purchased a Piedy so that he could get on the water and sail himself. Being a full time coach doesn't allow a lot of time for personal sailing, but Nathan was determined to get a boat, and to complete in the 2018 SSANZ Safety at Sea Triple Series. Check out [...]

15 07, 2018

RAYC Jog Design Competition, judges findings and comments

July 15th, 2018|Categories: Archives|

Three years ago this Newsletter published information about the RAYC 1968 Design competition which was won by Hal Wagstaff out of 54 entries.  The yacht that was built from his design, Tangaroa, Hal says is still owned by Bruce Diggin.  It was designed to the Junior Offshore Group (JOG) rules. Some time ago Mullet boats were [...]

13 07, 2018

Audience wowed by Guillaume Verdier

July 13th, 2018|Categories: All News, Club News|

Over 60 members and guests were wowed by the king of foiling for the Dinner with Guillaume Verdier event held at the Royal Akarana Yacht Club / Auckland Sailing Club on Thursday 12th July. Guillaume Verdier, who is responsible for designing boats such as the 100 footer Comanche, assisting Emirates Team New Zealand fly around [...]

8 07, 2018

Great start to SSANZ Safety at Sea Triple Series

July 8th, 2018|Categories: Keelboats|

Champagne Sailing for first Safety at Sea Triple Series COURSES Safety @ Sea 60 NZ Rigging Course:Start passing Motutapu Island (port), Tiri Channel Navy Buoy (starboard), Gannet Rock (starboard), Tarahiki (Shag) Island (starboard), Frenchmans Cap (starboard), Waiheke Island (port), passing Motutapu Island (starboard) to finish off Orakei Wharf. (approx. 63nm) Safety @ Sea 60 PIC [...]