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24 11, 2018

Ran Tan II – Inaugural Record Holders for the Akarana 350

November 24th, 2018|Categories: Akarana 350|

Ran Tan II, owned and skippered by Brian Petersen, celebrated his birthday in style today when he and his crew on the Elliot 50 crossed the Akarana 350 finish line at 10:24:14. Ran Tan II now holds the inaugural Akarana 350 race record - 1 Day, 16 Hours, 19 Minutes, 14 Seconds Peterson was all [...]

22 11, 2018

Akarana 350 Underway

November 22nd, 2018|Categories: Akarana 350|

On a perfect Thursday afternoon, 15 yachts started the Akarana 350, a new race to the impressive line up of endurance races hosted by Royal Akarana Yacht Club. The fleet got underway in a 10-12 knot westerly which pushed them out of the harbour and into the Rangitoto Channel under spinnaker. The start was easily [...]

1 11, 2018

Crews lining up for the Akarana 350

November 1st, 2018|Categories: Akarana 350|

Royal Akarana Yacht Club, New Zealand's home of blue water racing, is preparing for the next long haul race. The Akarana 350, an extended version of the popular Yates Cup Race, is 350nm in length taking the fleet from Orakei, leaving Rangitoto Island to starboard, Channel Island to starboard, Karewa Island Group to port, Poor [...]

13 09, 2018

Akarana 350 Yacht Race Announced

September 13th, 2018|Categories: Akarana 350, Keelboats|

The Akarana 350 is a brand new race to the Royal Akarana Yacht Club line up of distance and endurance races. The Category 3+ race will take a fleet of eligible yachts and multihulls from Orakei, leaving Rangitoto Island to starboard, Channel Is. to starboard, Karewa Is Group to port, Poor Knights Group to port, Sail [...]