The crew of Akatea arrived at Port Denarau Marina this morning, ecstatic that they were finally here! "It's been a long race...!" said owner/skipper Gary Lewis. The crew are now clearing customs and will be causing havoc soon enough!
One of the big jobs in getting your boat ready for a race like ANZ Sail Fiji is to ensure there are plenty of provisions on board for hungry (and sometimes grumpy) crew! Israel Evers is the "food technician" on board the Cookson 50 Akatea. Israel is a foodie by trade and this means that [...]
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 less than a month the cannons will fire for the Royal Akarana Yacht Club’s 22nd race to Fiji, ANZ Sail Fiji. The entry portal has now closed but with less than 150 minutes before the deadline, ANZ Sail Fiji received it’s 20th racing fleet entry in the form of the TP52, Kia Kaha. Excitement [...]
A lot can happen in 80 days, you can go around the world, or you can get on a boat for the ANZ Sail Fiji race! The Royal Akarana Yacht Club race, starting on Saturday 7th June at 1300 hours, is set to be one of the largest offshore international events to leave New Zealand [...]