Having grown up on Kawau Island and been integral to the creation of the current Kawau sailing community, John Lidgard always treasures the opportunities when he can make the trip across to Kawau [...]
There are some wonderful and whimsical processes chronicled for re-naming a boat to avoid incurring the wrath of the Gods. Some years ago we purchased our current boat, an unfinished project with [...]
The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron is New Zealand’s leading yacht club, with an illustrious history dating back to our formation in 1871.
The RNZYS is still the official home of the America’s Cup after Emirates Team New Zealand, representing the RNZYS, defended the oldest sporting trophy in the world at the 36th America’s Cup in Auckland in 2021. Currently celebrating our 150th year, the RNZYS has a wide range of events taking place to mark this momentous occasion. With thousands of races per calendar year, many social events and a Members Bar open seven days a week, we invite you to join us and enjoy what we have to offer.