11 02, 2020

Akarana Sailing Academy results at Junior Sail Auckland

February 11th, 2020|Categories: Academy|

The Akarana Sailing Academy had 23 young sailors registered to race at the Kohimarama Yacht Club hosted "Junior Sail Auckland" regatta on the 8-9th February, our biggest turn out of sailors to a single regatta since the academy was established in 2001. Before rolling into the results, RAYC and the Akarana Sailing Academy (ASA) would [...]

7 02, 2020

23 RAYC sailors to compete at Junior Sail Auckland

February 7th, 2020|Categories: Academy|

In recent years our Akarana Sailing Academy sailors have graduated from learn to sail, and are now competing in events around New Zealand and the World! This coming weekend, Kohimarama Yacht Club is hosting their annual Junior Sail Auckland regatta, and RAYC has 23 sailors entered to race. This is our biggest group of sailors [...]

29 01, 2020

Good showing for Akarana sailors at the Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta

January 29th, 2020|Categories: Academy|

Auckland turned on some glamour weather conditions for the annual Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta which saw 14 young Akarana sailors take part in the event. Morgan Lay, fresh from his Under 13 championship win at the Open Skiff Australian Championship continued to show form by finishing 3rd in the Gold Fleet. His brother Keaton managed [...]

29 01, 2020

Morgan Lay wins U13 Open Skiff Aussie Championship

January 29th, 2020|Categories: Academy|

Young RAYC member Morgan Lay has won the U13 Open Skiff Australian Championship (Gold fleet) and placed 6th overall. There regatta was held in early January at the Mordiallic Sailing Club in Victoria. Keaton Lay, in his second regatta came from behind to claim 6th place in Silver fleet. Keaton managed a first  in two [...]

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 [...]

22 03, 2019

Auckland Rugby players try their hand at sailing

March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Academy|

Royal Akarana Yacht Club and it's successful Sailing Academy has once again shown the ropes to a group of people who would have not otherwise had the opportunity to experience the sport of sailing. The Auckland High Performance Academy Rugby Players, took off their football boots and replaced them with sailing shoes and jumped on [...]

19 02, 2019

Akarana sailors at the Tauranga Centreboard Regatta

February 19th, 2019|Categories: Academy|

The Tauranga Centreboard regatta was held over the weekend, with many different fleets taking part but a first for the O'Pen BIC fleet. Akarana Sailors Morgan Lay and Sam Dold traveled down to compete. Day 1 started with blustery winds of 20+knots, sending quite a few sailors to shore early, but those that stuck it [...]