23 09, 2019

124th Opening Day a Sunday session in the Sun and loads of Fun

September 23rd, 2019|Categories: 12' Skiffs, 18' Skiffs, Akarana Series, Club News, Flying 15, Lasers|

You couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day for the Royal Akarana Yacht Club to celebrate the opening of the 124th Sailing Season. The weather was textbook perfect with 10-12 knots for the sailors, and great downwind conditions for the paddlers. A flurry of Akarana Sailing Academy kids were also part of the day, [...]

8 03, 2019

Laser Twilight Series – It hurts, but I love it! Craig Smith tells us why

March 8th, 2019|Categories: Lasers|

After 2 weeks Laser sailing on Thursday nights, the body is not getting any more used to it, leaving me near death on Fridays!! Stomach cramps coming back in last night.. Results have been all over the place with lots of swims due to a severe lack of skills. Scoreline so far reads 8,7,2,8,2,3.... Typical [...]

15 02, 2019

Big names line up for the Inaugural Laser Twilight Series

February 15th, 2019|Categories: Lasers|

Dan Bernasconi, Elise Beavis, Ray Davies - you may have heard of these people. They work for the sailing team known as Emirates Team New Zealand, but on Thursday 14th February, they were Laser sailors taking part in the inaugural RAYC Laser Twilight Series. It was a perfect summer's night for twilight sailing, and all [...]

4 12, 2018

Laser Charters available – book now for NZL Nationals and the Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta

December 4th, 2018|Categories: Lasers|

Royal Akarana Yacht Club has 20 brand new Lasers available across all rig selections which are available to charter for the 2019 NZL Laser National Championship and the Oceanbridge NZL Sailing Regatta. Beyond these regattas, the Lasers will be available for advanced sailing lessons and twilight racing as well as other events and activities in [...]

20 11, 2018

Lasers are the first items rolled into the new club house

November 20th, 2018|Categories: Lasers|

On Tuesday 20th November, we unloaded our brand new fleet of 20 Lasers which became the first items to officially move into the new building. The 20 Lasers were supplied by Performance Sailcraft Australia and are available in standard, radial and 4.7 configuration with carbon top sections. 20 brand new lasers are the first [...]

8 11, 2018

Royal Akarana Yacht Club launches 20 brand new Lasers into the fleet

November 8th, 2018|Categories: Lasers|

Royal Akarana Yacht Club has purchased 20 brand new Lasers from Performance Sailcraft Australia which will be available for use within the club racing sector and for external charter. The 20 Lasers, available in Standard, Radial and 4.7 configuration come with the newly developed carbon top sections and are available as bareboat charter or as [...]