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The calm before the demolition storm!

It was a quiet morning on site. At 6am there was no one here and I took a moment to just take it all in and reminisce about all the amazing stories and memories that the Royal Akarana Yacht Club has created over the years. I've only been involved for a relatively short time compared [...]

Louis is the last item to be removed

Many years ago, a young Louis Hull decided that the RAYC sheds needed to be tagged with his name. At the time it was considered graffiti, but now, with years gone by and gallons of water flooded from under the bridge, the name faded thanks to the harsh kiwi sun, it was decided that Louis was [...]

Building Update – Days away from demolition!

BUILDING UPDATE We are just days away from the Royal Akarana Yacht Club building being demolished! The sheds will come down on Monday (27th March) and Tuesday (28th March) with the main building due to come down on Monday 3rd April! More updates will be provided in the coming day as to sod turning and [...]

A New Home for University of Auckland’s Water Sports Clubs

When Royal Akarana Yacht Club moves into the Hyundai Marine Sports Centre, we will be joined by the marine sports clubs of the University of Auckland in calling the Centre home. Together with Akarana Marine Sports Charitable Trust, who manage the Hyundai Marine Sports Centre, The RAYC committee are delighted to welcome the University onboard [...]