ANZ Sail Fiji is still fresh in everyone's minds! And we are receiving pics and vids from crews who are continuing to tell us their story of the event. From Surreal crew member Brook Faulkner. This is Tim after we broke his boat going to Fiji, I poured him a stiff Gin and Tonic and [...]
Surreal has been in contact with Safety Manager Sally Garrett to inform her they plan to make landfall at Marsden Cove early tommorrow morning. All onboard are well. The boat has sustained minor damage near the mast, and it was decided that it was safety first when it comes to Tim's pride and joy, hence [...]
ANZ Sail Fiji Race Management was in contact with the yacht Surreal at 04:00 this morning. The vessel has sustained structural damaged and is returning to NZ. They require no assistance, and plan to make land fall on Thursday. Their location to be decided based on weather conditions.
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 Club [...]
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 [...]