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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 [...]

Love letter to Anarchy

Roses are red, AJ's balls are blue. The distance is slowly growing between us... Because you are very slowly sailing upwind. At night I lay in my warm snuggly bed wishing I was there... And then I realise that it would have been me stapling AJ's balls back together and I vomit just a little. I [...]

Injury on board Anarchy

Anything can happen during an offshore race, so when Royal Akarana Yacht Club race management team member Suellen Hurling received a call from AJ Reid, owner and skipper of Anarchy, she prepared for whatever update was thrown her way. "Suellen it's AJ. Wow it's crazy out here! We all have goggles on whenever we are [...]

Anarchy reports in

AJ Reid, skipper of the YD37 Anarchy, has just contacted Royal Akarana Yacht Club race control to report that they are "having an awesome race." "We did have a great start but then fell into that hole, but we have recovered nicely and are just focusing on our race, our boat and ensuring that we [...]

Official ANZ Sail Fiji Start Video

Check out the official video from the start of ANZ Sail Fiji 2016!

We made the news

One News veteran reported Martin Tasker was on the water for the start of ANZ Sail Fiji. "They" say that any media is great media, so when Tasker wanted to re-hash the 2014 sinking of Django, we agreed because it meant that the race got some air time. Ben Costello, star of the segment said [...]

ANZ Sail Fiji off to a drifting start

The 23rd ANZ Sail Fiji started on time today with the sound signal bellowing from the HMNZS HAWERA. Over 100 spectator boats were on the Waitemata Harbour between North Head and Orakei Wharf to farewell the fleet before they embarked on the 1,100 nautical mile passage in a very light south westerly. Anarchy (AJ Reid) [...]

Customs clearance underway

The fleet racing in ANZ Sail Fiji which starts at 1100 hours on Saturday 4th June are currently undergoing customs clearance so they are ready to leave New Zealand waters tomorrow. Customs has been very accomodating of the fleet, with Team Vodafone Sailing kicking off the clearance run at 0700 hours this morning. The clearances [...]

Race and weather briefing done

ANZ Sail Fiji is just two more sleeps away and the fleet is itching to get on the water. More than two representatives from each boat attended the briefing at Royal Akarana Yacht Club where sailors collected their boat packs and some vital weather information. "A blocking high to the east of New Zealand has [...]