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1 12, 2015

Auckland to Gisborne: 33 Year Record Smashed!

December 1st, 2015|Categories: All News, Auckland to Gisborne|

The Auckland to Gisborne Yacht Race record has been smashed by V5. Upon verification, we can announce that the 33 year old record, originally held by Urban Cowboy (Alan Robinson), was smashed by David Nathan and his V5 crew when they crossed the finish line in Gisborne in just 29 hours, 59 minutes and 59 [...]

27 11, 2015

Auckland to Gisborne – Memories from races past

November 27th, 2015|Categories: All News, Auckland to Gisborne|

The seven boats in the Royal Akarana Yacht Club's Auckland to Gisborne Race started in lack lustre conditions, but as the race continues, the fleet is getting all sorts thrown at them. V5 crew member Ben Gladwell contacted RAYC Race Management this morning. "We were cruising along at 20-22 knots but in the last 30 [...]

26 11, 2015

56 sailors racing to Gisborne

November 26th, 2015|Categories: All News, Auckland to Gisborne|

It's been 15 years since Royal Akarana Yacht Club raced from Auckland to Gisborne, and today, 56 sailors set off on what is definitely going to be an entertaining race. The sailors are scattered between seven boats, and although the fleet size is small, all 56 personalities on board are massive. The race got underway [...]

25 11, 2015

Sailonline.org partners with RAYC for the Auckland to Gisborne Race

November 25th, 2015|Categories: All News, Auckland to Gisborne|

Sailonline.org partners with Royal Akarana Yacht Club to bring the virtual Auckland to Gisborne Race 2015 to bring the virtual Auckland to Gisborne Race 2015 to armchair sailing navigation enthusiasts around the world. Race start time: Thursday 26th November 2015 at 09:00 NZDT (20:00 UTC on Wednesday 25th November) Sailonline.org is pleased to announce that it is partnering with [...]

23 11, 2015

A small yet eager fleet to descend on Gisborne

November 23rd, 2015|Categories: All News, Auckland to Gisborne|

The Royal Akarana Yacht Club is the home of Blue Water Sailing and is bringing back the historic Auckland to Gisborne Race which starts at 0900 hours on Thursday morning the 26th November. The last time this race was run was in 2000. Hosted in conjunction with the Gisborne Yacht Club, Eastland Port and Tatapouri Fishing Club, [...]

29 10, 2015

Come to Gisborne with us!

October 29th, 2015|Categories: All News, Auckland to Gisborne, Blue Water, Keelboats|

This time of year the racing calendar is pretty congested. The keelboat and offshore multihull fleets kicked off the racing season with the Boatspray Gold Cup Series, Wednesday night racing and many boats has just completed the Multihull Yacht Club’s PIC Coastal Classic. And now the Royal Akarana Yacht Club, the home of blue water [...]