2 10, 2018

Light and flukey for the first two races of the M-Class Season

October 2nd, 2018|Categories: M-Class|

The 2018/2019 Sailing Season definitely snuck up on the M-Class fleet with racing starting much earlier than in past seasons. Five boats made it to the ramp at Orakei, however only three managed to make the start line, after Monsoon decided that more work was needed before hitting the water, and current Arch Logan Memorial [...]

20 09, 2018

Akarana Series set to be a big one

September 20th, 2018|Categories: 12' Skiffs, 18' Skiffs, Akarana Series, Flying 15, M-Class|

The 2018/2019 Akarana Series is shaping up to be a big one with Flying 15's, M-Class, 18' Skiffs, 12' Skiffs and a few mixed classes ready to take on the summer season of sailing. This is a big year for the fleets that call RAYC home. The M-Class have thrown it all on the table [...]

8 08, 2018

$10,000 on the line for M-Class Racing for the 2018/19 season

August 8th, 2018|Categories: M-Class|

M Class goes back to the future for the lead up to the 100th season of continuous racing The M-Class has been around for almost a century, in 1922 the class started with substantial prize money and to celebrate the milestone, the fleet is putting up a massive cash prize to encourage boats out of moth balls [...]

24 04, 2018

Menace takes the Scott Wilson double

April 24th, 2018|Categories: M-Class|

The final day of M-Class racing for the 2017/2018 season was massive. Four races were scheduled which also incorporated the Scott Wilson Memorial Trophy. By traditional, and deed of the trophy, the Scott Wilson Memorial is three windward/leeward races and one harbour course. There was no end of excitement with 15-25knots and the occasional 30 [...]

10 04, 2018

78th Arch Logan Memorial – Starting Handicaps

April 10th, 2018|Categories: M-Class|

78th Arch Logan Memorial - Starting Handicaps Mach One (Nick Hanson): 0.933 Marksman (Jon Andrews): 0.949 Matara (Suellen Davies): 1.000 (new skipper) Menace Yachting (Howard Spencer): 1.064 All other boats: 1.000 These handicaps have been calculated after 14 races of the Akarana Series. Saturday 14th April 2018 Briefing: 1200 Warning Signal: 1325 » Notice of [...]

14 09, 2017

M-Class AGM

September 14th, 2017|Categories: All News, M-Class|

The M-Class Association. The Landing, Okahu Bay Annual General Meeting – Notice of Meeting Notice is hereby given that the  Annual General Meeting of the M- Class Association, will be held [at a venue to be confirmed] on Sunday 15th October, 2017 at 1000 hours. All M-Class sailors and non sailors are invited to attend. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AGENDA The annual report [...]

10 01, 2017

The Logan takes residence at Richmond Yacht Club

January 10th, 2017|Categories: All News, M-Class|

Royal Akarana Yacht Club is home to the New Zealand M-Class fleet, however many moons ago, the class did a lot of racing with Richmond Yacht Club. As such, the Arch Logan Memorial Trophy, a sterling silver scale model of an M-Class, sails and rigging included, was commissioned in 1941, 12 months after the death [...]

19 12, 2016

M-Class Report: Sunday 18 December 2016

December 19th, 2016|Categories: All News, M-Class|

Sunday saw some near perfect champagne sailing. A warm northerly 10 to 12 knots all afternoon made for some great racing. With five boats on the start line for two harbour courses, there was a real opportunity to make the most of the superb conditions. Course two was set for the M-Class fleet. As the boats raced to North Head [...]