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19 10, 2020

2019/2020 Prize Giving – Top Prizes Announced

October 19th, 2020|Categories: Club News|

It was a perfect evening at the club for the 2019/2020 Prize Giving upstairs in the main function room at the Hyundai Marine Sports Centre. The evening kicked off with the junior sailors admiring "Patriot", American Magic's second AC75. Watching over their shoulders were RAYC Life Members Peter Burling and Blair Tuke, who talked to [...]

12 08, 2020

RAYC COVID-19 Update: Wednesday 12 August, 2020

August 12th, 2020|Categories: Club News|

I was hoping that I would not have to write to you again advising of the closure of the Hyundai Marine Sports Centre, the Akarana Eatery and all activities of Royal Akarana Yacht Club. However, with the Government’s announcement of Auckland moving up to Covid-19 Alert Level 3 we have closed the Hyundai Marine Sports [...]

7 08, 2020

RAYC Life Members announce Kiwi team in the SailGP event

August 7th, 2020|Categories: Club News|

RAYC Life Members Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have announced they will co-lead a team in the next edition of the SailGP event. This is fantastic news and we are super proud of their achievements to take, and taking on the SailGP is just another step towards intergalactic domination for these two superstars. See the [...]

11 07, 2020

13 Akarana sailors to race for the 29er National Championship

July 11th, 2020|Categories: 29er, Club News|

The 29er National Championships are on this weekend in the Bay of Islands and a record number of Royal Akarana Yacht Club sailors are set to compete. 13 sailors will be on the start line in a fully stacked fleet, including our honorary life members Alex Maloney and Molly Meech who are getting back into [...]

7 07, 2020

Youth America’s Cup Team Announced

July 7th, 2020|Categories: Club News, Youth America's Cup|

In January 2020, the Royal Akarana Yacht Club (RAYC) made the decision to enter a team into the Youth Americas’ Cup regatta as part of the 36th America’s Cup, to be held on home waters in March 2021. Founded in 1895, and celebrating 125 years this coming season, RAYC has been considered the home of [...]

13 03, 2020

Royal Akarana Yacht Club and the Hyundai Marine Sports Centre / COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) Update

March 13th, 2020|Categories: Club News|

New Zealand’s first cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19 novel coronavirus) have been confirmed.  While there have been no new cases reported in the last few days, we want to take steps to minimise the potential spread of the virus through our home at the Hyundai Marine Sports Centre and the Auckland Sailing Club sites. We’re closely [...]

13 03, 2020

Contribute to the Community Facility

March 13th, 2020|Categories: Club News|

We Want To Keep You Alive And Would Appreciate Your Help!  The Hyundai Marine Sports Centre  has been open for members and the public since September 2019, and what a journey it's been since then! We have hosted one of the best Olympic Class World Championships ever and our retail restaurant and conferencing facilities are [...]

4 03, 2020

RAYC Sailors Announced in NZL Sailing Team for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

March 4th, 2020|Categories: Club News|

Sky Sport NZ were on location at the club this morning for a live streamed announcement of the Kiwi sailors who will represent New Zealand at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Honourary Life Members Peter Burling, Blair Tuke, Alex Maloney and Molly Meech have been announced in the team in the 49er and 49erFX classes [...]

20 02, 2020

Akarana Eatery closed from 4pm Thursday 20th February

February 20th, 2020|Categories: Club News|

The popular Akarana Eatery is closed from 4pm today as we are fully booked and are unable to accommodate any additional patrons. However it's not all bad news, as our facilities at the Auckland Sailing Club (ASC)  will be open for members to enjoy. Twilight Laser Racing and Akarana Sailing Academy courses are on as [...]