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24 10, 2018

Royal Akarana Yacht Club to host Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta

October 24th, 2018|Categories: Club News|

Sailors aiming to compete at the 2019 49er, FX and Nacra 17 world championships will get an ideal opportunity to race at the venue with confirmation the Royal Akarana Yacht Club will host February's Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta. Akarana will be the host for the 2019 world championships in the Olympic skiff and catamaran classes [...]

2 08, 2018

Diary Date: 123rd AGM – Monday 27th August

August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Club News|

A reminder that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Royal Akarana Yacht Club is scheduled for Monday 27th August starting at 7pm at the Orakei Marae. The Club has had a fantastic year with many achievements.  We have a very exciting season to look forward to with a huge program of sailing, a growing [...]

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 [...]

17 06, 2018

2017/2018 Prize Giving a Celebration of Success

June 17th, 2018|Categories: Club News|

Over 60 members gathered at the club for the annual prize giving to celebrate the success of our sailors, paddlers and volunteers from the 2017/2018 season. Commodore Matt Woodley opened the evening congratulating all members on their results both on and off the water, and provided an update on what's to come for the club. [...]

11 05, 2018

Sell out crowd for Dinner with Dan Bernasconi

May 11th, 2018|Categories: Club News|

Royal Akarana Yacht Club at the Auckland Sailing Club building came alive for the first "Dinner With" series. Kicking off the series was Emirates Team New Zealand designer Dan Bernasconi, who had the sell out crowd gasping when he spoke about the new AC75 foiling monohull design. The crowd gathered at the club earlier than [...]

29 04, 2018

RAYC members claim medals at World Sailing Cup

April 29th, 2018|Categories: Club News|

Congratulations to Alex Maloney and Molly Meech for winning GOLD in the 49erFX class at the World Sailing Cup in Hyeres, France overnight! Josh Porebski and Trent Ripped finished 3rd in the 49er class and claimed the bronze medal. This is a great result for Josh after his recent second place at the JJ Giltinan 18' [...]