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16 03, 2020

Auckland to Fiji Yacht Race cancelled for 2020

March 16th, 2020|Categories: ANZ Sail FIji|

After much discussion the Royal Akarana Yacht Club Offshore Committee has made the decision to cancel the Auckland Fiji Yacht Race which was scheduled to commence on the 30th May 2020. The decision was not made lightly, and to date, this is the first time a race of this scale has been cancelled by the [...]

14 10, 2019

Notice of Race and Online Entry released for Auckland Fiji Yacht Race 2020

October 14th, 2019|Categories: ANZ Sail FIji|

The Royal Akarana Yacht Club's Auckland Fiji Yacht Race will set sail on Saturday 30th May 2020 with a fleet of offshore yachts and multihulls competing in the 1,100nm endurance event across the Pacific Ocean. The Notice of Race has been released for the event, and entries are now open for those Category 1 boats [...]

15 07, 2019

Tropical Fiji Awaits – 2020 Auckland Fiji Yacht Race

July 15th, 2019|Categories: ANZ Sail FIji|

The dates have been set for the next Royal Akarana Yacht Club major bluewater race, with the club sticking to tradition and racing from Auckland to Fiji. On Saturday 30th May 2020, a fleet of competitive yachts and multihulls will start the 1,100nm race which has been known to provide punishing, yet exceptional conditions for [...]

17 08, 2016

Fred Andrews – Sailor, boatbuilder, skipper, winner, leader.

August 17th, 2016|Categories: ANZ Sail FIji, Archives|

Members will be saddened to hear of the death of Frederick George Andrews who died on March 14th this year. He will be remembered as an active club member from the 1960’s onwards, with many  keelboat race victories, both local and offshore to his credit. Fred was the epitome of the Kiwi “Do it yourselfer” [...]

20 06, 2016

Ahoy Anarchy

June 20th, 2016|Categories: All News, ANZ Sail FIji|

AJ Reid and his amazing Anarchy crew made their way across the finish line this morning at 04:39:59 which was 5d 17h 39m 59s after the 4th June start. The crew received a welcome from their piece competitors Crusader, who were "waiting on the boat" all night to welcome them in. Reid said that it [...]