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3 04, 2018

Feva Nationals Report from Head Coach Nathan Laurie

April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Academy, Feva|

The weekend of the 24-25th March saw New Zealand's largest ever fleet of Fevas congregate at Northcote Birkenhead Yacht Club for the 2018 RS Feva National Championship. The 33 boat fleet had entries from as far away as Whanganui and skill levels ranging from first ever regatta to seasoned veterans who had completed at international [...]

1 03, 2018

Momentum building for Feva Nationals

March 1st, 2018|Categories: Feva|

The RS Feva class is growing momentum in New Zealand and this year the class nationals will be held at Northcote Birkenhead Yacht Club from the 23-25 March. Yacht clubs from all over the country are embracing the RS Feva as a way to introduce youngsters to double-handed sailing and its increased popularity should see a decent-sized fleet at the national [...]

7 12, 2017

Akarana sailors shine at Sir Peter Blake Regatta

December 7th, 2017|Categories: All News, Feva, Optimist|

Nine brand new RAYC Opti sailors took part in the Sir Peter Blake Torbay Regatta over the weekend. With nearly 500 total entries and 102 entries in the Opti Green Fleet, it was an utterly spectacular event. With perfect sailing conditions on the first day, the race committee held three races for the Opti Green [...]

14 08, 2017

Eli & Rose welcomed home to huge cheers

August 14th, 2017|Categories: All News, Feva|

Our RS Feva World Champions, Eli Liefting and Rose Dickson, were welcomed home on Friday evening the 11th August to a huge crowd of well wishers at the club. Eli & Rose answered a variety of questions during a Q&A session and spoke about how they weren't 100% confident that they had won the championship. [...]

3 05, 2017

Liefting & Dickson win back to back RS Feva Nationals

May 3rd, 2017|Categories: All News, Feva|

Royal Akarana Yacht Club sailors Eli Liefting and Rose Dickson have secured back to back RS Feva National Championships. 6588 - Liefting & Dickson in the lead Liefting and Dickson, who placed 4th at the most recent RS Feva Worlds in Spain, were thrilled to have won back to back regattas. "It feels [...]

3 08, 2016

Feva Worlds 2016: Eli & Rose 4th overall

August 3rd, 2016|Categories: All News, Feva|

Royal Akarana Yacht Club sailors Elijah Liefting and Rose Dickson have finished the RS Feva World Championship in 4th overall. This is a fantastic achievement by these sailors who began their Feva racing at RAYC. As the only Kiwi boat, they also received the award for the team who travelled the furtherest to compete at the [...]

29 07, 2016

Feva Worlds 2016: Eli & Rose climb to 4th overall

July 29th, 2016|Categories: All News, Feva|

Rose & Eli There are less than 30 Fevas racing in New Zealand. There are 165 at the Worlds in Santander, Spain, and the current New Zealand National Champions, Eli Liefting and Rose Dickson, are now placed 4th overall with one day of racing to go. Eli & Rose began their Feva racing [...]

28 07, 2016

Feva Worlds 2016: Eli & Rose move to 6th

July 28th, 2016|Categories: All News, Feva|

Eli Liefting and Rose Dickson are the only Kiwi team competing at the RS Feva Worlds in Santander, Spain and are representing Royal Akarana Yacht Club. The New Zealand National Champions have now moved into 6th place overall after another successful day on the water. Coach Chris Dickson is extremely proud of their efforts so [...]

26 07, 2016

Feva Worlds 2016: Eli & Rose in 13th

July 26th, 2016|Categories: All News, Feva|

Eli working on the boat, Rose relaxing. Royal Akarana Yacht Club members and current RS Feva New Zealand Champions Elijah Liefting and Rose Dickson are currently placed 13th overall at the RS Feva World Championship. Racing in Santander, Spain, Liefting and Dickson had a solid first day finishing 4th, 9th and 3rd in the [...]