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There is only 4 DAYS TO GO until our RNZYS 150th Anniversary Opening Day this Saturday 3rd October, and we can’t wait to see you this weekend!

We are proud to have a selection of our Sponsors and Corporate Members joining us, and we are excited for you to experience what they have to offer. 

Whether it’s the exclusive launch of the Harken Fosters Ecostore Boat Wash, the brand new Beneteau Swift Trawler displayed by 36 Degrees Brokers, the Barfoot & Thompson bouncy castle for the kids, or the Theland Milk stand, there is plenty on offer this weekend. More information about all of this and more below…

Harken Fosters to Exclusively Launch their Ecostore Boat Wash

Ecostore, in partnership with Fosters Chandlery is excited to announce the launch of NZ’s most environmentally-responsible boat wash at the RNZYS 150th Anniversary Opening Day. Be among the first in the world to get your hands on a take-home sample of this brand new product. Using Ecostore Boat Wash ensures a clean boat and a cleaner ocean. Come and see them on opening day for more information and fill up a sample bottle with Ecostore Boat Wash!

Brand-new release Beneteau Swift Trawler presented by 36° Brokers

Come and see the brand-new release Beneteau Swift Trawler 47, presented by36 Degrees Brokers. This is the latest addition to a range that has been tirelessly cruising waterways across the world for over 15 years and features all the best innovations evolved throughout that time.

The Swift Trawler 47 is the ideal boat for cruisers looking to step into the power realm, or experienced boaties looking for a more comfortable ride. Efficient, yet fast when you need it, come aboard the 47 and dream of the faraway places New Zealand coastal waterways you could explore! 

The Swift Trawler 47 will be on the events berth behind the Squadron – wander down the docks to catch a glimpse of this New Zealand premiere model or register with us on the day and take a tour onboard.

Barfoot & Thompson Bouncy Castle for the kids!

School holidays are here and our amazing partners Barfoot & Thompson will definitely keep the kids happy this weekend, supplying a fun bouncy castle for all young ones to enjoy. The castle will be set up in the ballroom, along with other fun kids activities including face painting, treasure to trash craft table, and outside there will be a kids fishing competition.

FURUNO ENL TZ Touch3 Multifunctional Display Demonstration

Club Sponsors FURUNO ENL will be on site demonstrating the groundbreaking 
TZ Touch3 Multi Functional Display

Come and see them to find out the huge array of functions this amazing display has. You can also book in for a Marine Electronics Health Check and take advantage of a special offer running in the lead-up to Christmas to make sure you are sorted for a safe and enjoyable Summer of boating.

Theland Milk Products Stand

Club Sponsor Theland will have a display with their popular range of milk products, with plenty for you to try and samples to take home!

Theland NZ Open National Keelboat Championship Skippers Q & A

Theland are also sponsoring this weekend’s Theland NZ Open National Keelboat Championships which will be very tightly contested with 14 talented teams from all over the country competing. 

All teams from the regatta will be heading back to the ballroom so make sure you are there from 5pm for the Skippers Q & A with Kate Montgomery which all members are encouraged to attend!

Mastercard Youth Training Programme hitting the water

Our Mastercard YTP sailors will be on the water sailing in the Elliott 7’s and you will be able to see them from the Squadron. Along with our Boat Parade and Opening Day Race, there will be plenty of action to witness on the harbour.


Find out everything that is happening on Opening Day this Saturday via the full schedule below: 

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