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11 02, 2018

Amazing result from our Green Fleet at Junior Sail Auckland

February 11th, 2018|Categories: 29er, Academy, Optimist, Starling|

It was a great regatta sailors at Junior Sail Auckland, hosted by Kohimarama Yacht Club Optimist Green Fleet Kelly Su was in 2nd place on Saturday and she held her place today in tough conditions and consistent results to place 2nd overall and she was also awarded a medal for 1st Girl!  Kelly took possession of a new [...]

26 02, 2017

Akarana results at Junior Sail Auckland

February 26th, 2017|Categories: All News, Optimist, Starling|

Six RAYC youth sailors were at Kohimarama Yacht Club on the weekend of the 25-26th February for the annual Junior Sail Auckland regatta. Poppy Hoskin, who competed in her first ever Opti Open regatta had an awesome couple of days racing finishing 49th out of 66 boats. In the Starling fleet, Eli Liefting ended up 6th with [...]

18 12, 2016

Dad show kids that he’s still got it!

December 18th, 2016|Categories: All News, Starling|

Starlings. More than a youth boat! In the final three Royal Akarana Yacht Club, The Boat Builders Summer Series races for the season, father of two Dave Liefting rigged a Starling and hit the race course to show the kids that "dad's still got it." Racing against his eldest child Eli, who recently won the [...]

6 12, 2016

RAYC Sailors at the Sir Peter Blake Torbay Regatta

December 6th, 2016|Categories: All News, Optimist, Starling|

It was a massive weekend at Torbay Sailing Club for the annual Sir Peter Blake Regatta. Over 450 boats were racing across three courses, and Royal Akarana Yacht Club had 11 sailors competing across four classes. Poppy Hoskin was the outstanding result amongst our sailors finishing 14th out of 99 boats in the Optimist Green [...]

10 11, 2016

Starling sailors in New Plymouth

November 10th, 2016|Categories: All News, Starling|

RAYC sailors Eli Liefting and Adam Mustill attended the Starling Traveller Series in New Plymouth on the 5th and 6th November. There was a fleet of 31 boats from all around New Zealand competing. The sailors enjoyed strong winds and huge seas on the open ocean which was a new sailing experience for our sailors. Eli finished [...]

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 [...]