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2 09, 2019

Over 150 people attend the RAYC AGM & Prize Giving in the new Hyundai Marine Sports Centre

September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Club News|

It was a great night for members of the Royal Akarana Yacht Club at the Hyundai Marine Sports Centre with over 150 people attending the first event in the new club. Check out the photos of the night!

22 08, 2019

Urban Cowboy reins in White Island

August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Round White Island|

The Royal Akarana Yacht Club Round White Island Race has been a crowd favourite amongst competitive race teams since it was first introduced in the 1950's. The iconic event starts off the traditional RAYC area of Orakei, taking the fleet to Channel Island (starboard), White Island (port), Channel Island (port), to the finish in the [...]

21 08, 2019

Okahu Bay Beach Clean Up – Get your hands dirty to make our bay clean!

August 21st, 2019|Categories: Club News|

Join Ghost Fishing New Zealand and the Sea life Trust for a two day beach clean up of Okahu Bay! SCUBA divers, free divers and shore crew all needed! Be prepared to get wet and dirty! DATE: Saturday 31 August for and Sunday 1 September 2019. One (or more) dive(s) each day. TIMES: Saturday 31 [...]

29 07, 2019

Hyundai New Zealand set to sponsor 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 Worlds

July 29th, 2019|Categories: Club News|

Hyundai New Zealand have come on board as a principal sponsor of the 2019 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships. The event continues to go from strength to strength and with Hyundai New Zealand involved it’s set to be enhanced. This year's 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships is to be held at [...]

29 07, 2019

Simon Cooke and Oskar Masfen win RS Feva World Championship

July 29th, 2019|Categories: Club News, Feva|

Royal Akarana Yacht Club has claimed a second RS Feva World Championship Title with members Simon Cook and Oskar Masfen winning the 2019 event in Italy. Eli Liefting and Rose Dickson representing RAYC won the event in 2016. Former world 470 champion Simon jumped on the helm with RAYC Sailing Academy Graduate Oskar as crew. [...]

15 07, 2019

Tropical Fiji Awaits – 2020 Auckland Fiji Yacht Race

July 15th, 2019|Categories: ANZ Sail FIji|

The dates have been set for the next Royal Akarana Yacht Club major bluewater race, with the club sticking to tradition and racing from Auckland to Fiji. On Saturday 30th May 2020, a fleet of competitive yachts and multihulls will start the 1,100nm race which has been known to provide punishing, yet exceptional conditions for [...]

15 07, 2019

AGM & Prize Giving

July 15th, 2019|Categories: Club News|

All members are invited to attend a very special evening at the brand new Royal Akarana Yacht Club! Thursday 29th August is the first official event for members, and a chance to experience the club before it opens to the public in September. Doors open at 6pm, with the bar open throughout the evening and [...]

14 07, 2019

A report to members from the Archives team

July 14th, 2019|Categories: Archives|

RAYC  ARCHIVES REPORT TO MEMBERS We have been quietly amassing information from the past for members and thought we should give you an update on how we are doing.  When we are in the new building this information will be available to members digitally so access can be gained to past years’ events and races [...]

20 05, 2019

Term 1 Academy Prize Giving celebrates up and coming sailors

May 20th, 2019|Categories: Academy|

The Term 1 Academy Prize Giving brought sailors and families together on Friday 17th May to celebrate the success of the next generation of sailors. Over 50 sailors were at the club to collect their prizes and to hear about how sailing can take you into the future by listening to stories from Alison Kent [...]

16 05, 2019

Host families needed for the 49er & Nacra 17 World Championships at RAYC

May 16th, 2019|Categories: All News|

Organisers of this year's 49er, 49erFx and Nacra 17 world championships are looking for Aucklanders to host young sailors or a volunteer during competition. As many as 400 sailors will compete at the world championships to be held at the Royal Akarana Yacht Club from November 29-December 8. Several of the younger crews, including one [...]