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19 07, 2018

Sustainable Coastlines’ ‘Let’s Get Cleaned Up’ Charity Ball

July 19th, 2018|Categories: All News|

Back for the eighth time, the stage is set for Sustainable Coastlines’ ‘Let’s Get Cleaned Up’ Charity Ball. This year we are moving to a larger venue at the Pullman Hotel and once again plan to throw one sensational soiree while helping us raise critical funds to continue our work; looking after the places we [...]

13 07, 2018

Audience wowed by Guillaume Verdier

July 13th, 2018|Categories: All News, Club News|

Over 60 members and guests were wowed by the king of foiling for the Dinner with Guillaume Verdier event held at the Royal Akarana Yacht Club / Auckland Sailing Club on Thursday 12th July. Guillaume Verdier, who is responsible for designing boats such as the 100 footer Comanche, assisting Emirates Team New Zealand fly around [...]

2 07, 2018

Ray Davies calls winning tactics at RC44 Marstrand Cup

July 2nd, 2018|Categories: All News|

Akarana member Ray Davies has called some epic tactics to help his RC44 team Charisma take the win at the RC44 Marstrand Cup in Sweden. Charisma started well in the final showdown race of the regatta but a disastrous windward mark rounding first time round – when she took five sterns - saw her drop from [...]

21 06, 2018

Glen Sowry talks Volvo Ocean Race and Whitbread Round the World

June 21st, 2018|Categories: All News|

Glen Sowry – he has over 100,000nm under his yachting belt and was part of the winning crew on Steinlager 2 who won the 1989/1990 Whitbread Round the World Race. Suellen had a chat with Glen about the final leg of the Volvo Ocean Race, the restart between Brunel, MAPFRE and Dongfeng, the Kiwis that [...]

20 06, 2018

Miss Scarlet claims line honours in Groupama New Caledonia Race

June 20th, 2018|Categories: All News|

Groupama Race line honours to Miss Scarlet Line honours in the Cercle Nautique Calédonien Groupama Race went to Graeme Wilson and William Goodfellow’s New Zealand TP IRC52 Miss Scarlet, an elapsed time of 3 days 52 minutes 43 seconds for the 654 nautical mile race the fastest anticlockwise sail around New Caledonia. Suellen chats with [...]

18 06, 2018

Miss Scarlet leads Groupama New Caledonia Race

June 18th, 2018|Categories: All News|

Miss Scarlet, the IRC52 who races under the burgee of Royal Akarana Yacht Club, is currently leading the fleet in the worlds biggest Windward Leeward race. The Groupama New Caledonia race is 652nm in length starting and finishing in Noumea, right where the Auckland Noumea Yacht Race finished. On board Miss Scarlet, owned by William [...]