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2 10, 2014

Pete & Blair nominated for ISAF World Sailor of the Year

October 2nd, 2014|Categories: All News|Tags: , , |

RAYC Members Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have been announced as finalists in the prestigious ISAF World Sailor of the Year awards! Pete & Blair train out of RAYC when they are in town, and are proud representatives of the club. The boys are currently in France about to compete in the Extreme Sailing Series [...]

16 07, 2014

Gold for Burling/Tuke, Bronze for Maloney/Meech

July 16th, 2014|Categories: All News|Tags: , |

New Zealand has won gold and bronze at the 2014 49er and 49erFX European Championships in Helsinki with Peter Burling and Blair Tuke successfully defending their title and Alexandra Maloney and Molly Meech taking bronze also repeating their 2013 performance. Peter Burling and Blair Tuke sealed the deal to win the 2014 European title for [...]

14 10, 2013

Update from Pete & Blair, 49er World Champions

October 14th, 2013|Categories: All News, Regattas|Tags: , |

Hi Everyone An awesome couple of months for us, winning the Red Bull Youth Americas Cup with a great group of our mates, then winning the 49er World Champs. The Red Bull Youth Americas Cup was an amazing opportunity - being able to race an AC45 against the world’s best under 25 sailors, just before [...]

30 09, 2013

Akarana Members crowned World Champions!

September 30th, 2013|Categories: All News, Regattas|Tags: , , , , , |

The 49er and 49er FX World Championships have been extremely successful for our members who made the trip to France to compete. Alex Maloney & Molley Meech have won the 49erFX title, with Peter Burling and Blair Tuke claiming the 49er crown.  Marcus Hansen and Josh Porebski finished second!  Erica Dawson and Ellie Copeland (49er [...]

29 09, 2013

Akarana Members Leading the Way at 49er Worlds

September 29th, 2013|Categories: All News, Regattas|Tags: , , , , , |

New Zealand dominated on day five of the 2013 49er and 49erFX World Championships and the kiwi team goes into the final day of the regatta lying 1st and 2nd in the 49er and 1st in the 49erFX. After four days of super light and tricky winds in Marseille, France the breeze finally kicked in [...]