Royal Akarana Yacht Club’s ANZ Sail Fiji Ocean Race has drawn to a close amidst a sea of celebrations which spanned from country to country. It all began on Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour on Saturday 7 June at 1300 hours with 20 boats in the racing fleet staring off Orakei Wharf amongst a flurry of shore [...]
REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN! Race "Big Red" in the ANZ Sail Fiji Race thanks to Sailonline.org! Armchair navigators around the world can "sail" in the ANZ Sail Fiji 2014 Race from Auckland to Fiji. Online sail-racing navigation simulation Sailonline.org is happy to be partnering with Royal Akarana Yacht Club, to bring a virtual version of the [...]
[divider_padding] ANZ Sail Fiji gets underway on Saturday 7 June at 1300 hours and the 20 strong racing fleet is all but ready to go. Amongst the battle grounds there are 15 boats that will represent the Royal clubs for the Interclub Challenge, a trophy that hasn’t been contested for some time. Royal Akarana Yacht [...]
On Saturday 24th May, Giacomo was seen flying up the harbour as part of their pre-ANZ Sail Fiji preparations! Giacomo, owned by RAYC member Jim Delegat will be flying the RAYC burgee all the way to Fiji!
ANZ Sail Fiji is set to go off with a bang when the racing fleet of 20 boats starts the 1,100 nautical mile race on Saturday 7 June at 1300 hours. The Royal Akarana Yacht Club has a long history with racing to Fiji since the humble beginnings in 1956 with the first race to [...]
In 30 short days Royal Akarana Yacht Club will fire an almighty big cannon to officially start their 22nd race to Fiji – ANZ Sail Fiji. Entries close on Sunday 11 May and to date the fleet numbers sit at 19 racing and two cruising. Amongst those 19 in the racing fleet are crowd favourites [...]
Unfortunately TeamVodafoneSailing won't be making it to the start line for #anzsailfiji. After they lost the rig earlier this year, and with other major works that the boat requires, they have simply run out of days to ensure the three legged beast is ready to race. Thanks to all the crew of TVS for trying [...]
With just over a month to go until the gun fires for ANZ Sail Fiji, our Race Management Team is busy checking boat paperwork and Next of Kin details. It's extremely important to ensure that we have correct information of Next of Kins in case we are required to contact them if the unthinkable happens," [...]