by Jonathan Francis (Jono) on Steinlager 2 From a young age I aspired to be like Sir Peter Blake, Grant Dalton and the other sailors who took on the challenge to race and circumnavigate the world. Now aged 18 I feel like I’m taking the first steps in the right direction to make my dream [...]
Check out this great video from Steinlager 2 capturing their adventures from Auckland to Fiji. This great video was put together by crew member Cath Woodley. Great work Cath and well done to the entire Steinlager 2 crew!
After being forced to retire due to damage, the crew of Steinlager 2 finally arrived in Port Denarau Marina this morning in high spirits. "The real reason we had to retire was to make sure the kids got back to school on Monday!" laughed a crew member. The boat and crew are now being cleared [...]
Bad news just in is that the ocean racing legend Steinlager 2 has been forced to retire from ANZ Sail Fiji due to damage. They contacted Martime Radio to advise of their situation. "We are phoning to advise you that we have had to abandon the race as we have problems to our forestay and [...]
REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN! Race "Big Red" in the ANZ Sail Fiji Race thanks to Sailonline.org! Armchair navigators around the world can "sail" in the ANZ Sail Fiji 2014 Race from Auckland to Fiji. Online sail-racing navigation simulation Sailonline.org is happy to be partnering with Royal Akarana Yacht Club, to bring a virtual version of the [...]
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 [...]
ANZ Sail Fiji is set to go off with a bang when the racing fleet of 20 boats starts the 1,100 nautical mile race on Saturday 7 June at 1300 hours. The Royal Akarana Yacht Club has a long history with racing to Fiji since the humble beginnings in 1956 with the first race to [...]
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 [...]