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21 02, 2020

Best of luck to RAYC members racing in the Evolution Sails Round North Island

February 21st, 2020|Categories: All News|

Royal Akarana Yacht Club has four members who are racing in the 2020 edition of the SSANZ Evolution Sails Round North Island Race which kicks off at 1400 hours on Saturday 22nd February. The race, which has stop overs in Mangonui, Wellington and Napier before heading back to Auckland, has attracted 39 entries proving that [...]

3 12, 2019

Live chat with Royal Akarana Yacht Club Commodore Matt Woodley

December 3rd, 2019|Categories: All News|

It's day one of racing for the Hyundai NZ 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships being hosted by Royal Akarana Yacht Club and the place is humming with activity as the sailors prepare to hit the water. The Royal Akarana Yacht Club has achieved a lot in its 124 year history and just a [...]

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 [...]

6 12, 2018

RAYC Sailors receive top honours at Yachting New Zealand Excellence Awards

December 6th, 2018|Categories: 18' Skiffs, All News|

Royal Akarana Yacht Club sailors are going from strength to strength and this year were honoured with major award wins at the Yachting New Zealand Excellence Awards. The 18' Skiff Honda Marine team, who broke a 44 year drought to win the prestigious JJ Giltinan Trophy, the world championship event for 18' Skiff Racing, were [...]

11 10, 2018

Royal Akarana Yacht Club Hansa Sailors Arrive In Japan for Worlds

October 11th, 2018|Categories: All News|

The Royal Akarana Yacht Club Hansa Liberty sailors have arrived in Hiroshima, Japan for the World Championship which begins in just two days time. Club Captain Jenny Price is at the event assisting Royal Akarana Yacht Club Volunteer Coordinator Helena Horswell with her boat set up, and just generally keeping her focused on the job [...]

11 10, 2018

Honourary Life Members proud recipients of NZ Order of Merit

October 11th, 2018|Categories: All News|

Royal Akarana Yacht Club Honourary Life Members Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have been bestowed with the New Zealand Order of Merit, having both been included in the 2017 New Year's Honours list. Burling and Tuke have changed the face of sailing, and are now regarded as "heroes" to the next generation of sailors, and [...]