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Notice of Race released for Auckland Fiji 2020

The Royal Akarana Yacht Club's Auckland Fiji Yacht Race will set sail on Saturday 30th May 2020 with a fleet of offshore yachts and multihulls competing in the 1,100nm endurance event across the Pacific Ocean. The Notice of Race has been released for the event, and entries are now open for those Category 1 boats [...]

By |2019-10-11T09:24:49+12:00October 11th, 2019|Latest News|0 Comments

Tropical Fiji Awaits – Auckland Fiji 2020

The dates have been set for the next Royal Akarana Yacht Club major bluewater race, with the club sticking to tradition and racing from Auckland to Fiji. On Saturday 30th May 2020, a fleet of competitive yachts and multihulls will start the 1,100nm race which has been known to provide punishing, yet exceptional conditions for [...]

By |2019-07-15T14:22:06+12:00July 15th, 2019|Latest News|0 Comments

Prize Giving Photos

Statement regarding “Platino”

As many will have heard the yacht Platino who was entered in the cruising rally, but did not start, is in trouble 500 km north of North Cape. A sailor has died and a search is underway for another man knocked overboard. See NZL Herald. From the ANZ Sail Fiji organising committee we send our [...]

By |2016-06-13T21:12:07+12:00June 13th, 2016|Latest News|0 Comments

Guesstimation Winners!

Some boats sailed fast, some boats sailed not so fast, but that didn't matter when it came time to submitting official ANZ Sail Fiji guesstimations! After many days at sea, we are pleased to announce that the old salts on Cotton Blossom 2 were just 1 hour and 13 seconds off their guesstimated finish time! [...]

Cotton Blossom 2 is done!

Cotton Blossom 2 cheered as they finally arrived into Port Denarau Marina! Their brightly coloured crew shirts very quickly set the scene for the huge party they intend to have tonight. Cotton Blossom 2 finished at 14:17:19, 6d 3h 17m and 19s after the start.

Ahoy Anarchy!

AJ Reid and his amazing Anarchy crew made their way across the finish line this morning at 04:39:59 which was 5d 17h 39m 59s after the 4th June start. The crew received a welcome from their piece competitors Crusader, who were "waiting on the boat" all night to welcome them in. Reid said that it [...]

Crusader35 was wet wet wet

All they craved when they got to Port Denarau Marina was hot chips and pizza, so when the crew from Crusader35 heard that their meal request was waiting at the Denarau Yacht Club, they were quick to jump off the 35 footer and start a new race to the bar. Crusader35 finished the [...]