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2 08, 2018

Diary Date: 123rd AGM – Monday 27th August

August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Club News|

A reminder that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Royal Akarana Yacht Club is scheduled for Monday 27th August starting at 7pm at the Orakei Marae. The Club has had a fantastic year with many achievements.  We have a very exciting season to look forward to with a huge program of sailing, a growing [...]

29 07, 2018

TP52 World Championship: Thoughts from Coach Rod Davis

July 29th, 2018|Categories: Keelboats|

Royal Akarana Yacht Club Sailing Director Rod Davis was at it again, this time as coach for the TP52 "Sled" who recently finished 4th at the World Championship. Check out Rod's wrap up from the event from a coaches perspective; The TP52 Super Series held its 2018 World Championship (the midway point of the season) [...]

25 07, 2018

Peter Burling & Blair Tuke make a big announcement!

July 25th, 2018|Categories: All News|

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have today confirmed their intention to try to win another gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games as well as being part of Emirates Team New Zealand’s defence of the America’s Cup. Burling and Tuke dominated the 49er class in the last Olympic cycle, winning every [...]

24 07, 2018

Alex Maloney talks jet lag and the 2018 49erFX World Championship

July 24th, 2018|Categories: All News|

Akarana member Alex Maloney is one half of New Zealand's successful 49erFX womens team who won silver at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Sailing with Molly Meech, the pair headed off to Aarhus, Denmark today to prepare for the 2018 49erFX World Championship. They were 3rd in the 2017 event and are hoping to improve [...]

23 07, 2018

International Friendly Between RAYC and the Manhattan Yacht Club

July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Keelboats|

One year ago, Menace Yachting, representing the Royal Akarana Yacht Club (RAYC), travelled to the Manhattan Yacht Club (MYC) in New York to complete in the International Yacht Club Challenge. Led by Howard Spencer with Ray Davies, Nick Burridge, Guy Endean, James Dagg, Brad Davies and Suellen Davies as crew, the team went into the [...]