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 [...]

19 10, 2016

121st Opening Day

October 19th, 2016|Categories: 12' Skiffs, 18' Skiffs, All News, Archives, Flying 15, M-Class, Starling, Summer Series|

Another Opening Day has bene and gone and the 121st Sailing Season is now underway. There were four seasons is one day on Sunday 9th October, but that didn't stop a record number of sailors and paddlers getting out to enjoy the day. After the on water activities, the 2015/2016 Prize Giving for the season [...]