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Things are really taking shape here in Okahu Bay!

Despite a few delays, thanks to a couple of January storms, we remain on-time and on-budget to open the Hyundai Marine Sports Centre this Spring! The framework of the building has now risen to full height and the size and scale of The Centre taking shape is very impressive. With Fletcher Construction continuing to work [...]

2018-04-29T23:59:15+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|

A New Home for University of Auckland’s Water Sports Clubs

The Akarana Marine Sports Charitable Trust is pleased to welcome the University of Auckland onboard as a key partner in the development of the Hyundai Marine Sports Centre.  The University will invest $950,000 towards the $13m facility which will secure a long-term home for its student marine clubs. The University has several established water sports [...]

2017-02-14T21:29:54+00:00 February 14th, 2017|

Tikanga – Our Brand Story

Our logos bring together three important elements: the ocean (moana), the land (whenua) and our people (tangata) – all of which are at the heart of Akarana Marine Sports Charitable Trust and Hyundai Marine Sport Centre’s philosophy. The logo represents each of these core elements in a different way and together they provide a [...]

2017-09-03T20:52:02+00:00 November 16th, 2016|

RAYC’s New Chapter – preparing to close the doors

It is the end of an era for Royal Akarana Yacht Club’s current clubrooms, but certainly not for the club, as they are founding partners of a new marine based multi-sports facility to be built on the site. As an island nation it is no surprise that sailing and paddle activities are our most [...]

2017-01-17T03:20:18+00:00 November 15th, 2016|

Auckland Sailing Club & Royal Akarana Yacht Club Join Forces

Auckland Sailing Club & Royal Akarana Yacht Club Join Forces For years the Auckland Sailing Club and Royal Akarana Yacht Club have played at different ends of the largest launching ramp in New Zealand.  Both clubs are located at The Landing Oakhu Bay and race on the same strip of water often sharing marks, [...]

2016-12-12T21:51:16+00:00 October 20th, 2016|

Construction Contract Signed

The Akarana Marine Sports Charitable Trust, in association with Royal Akarana Yacht Club is pleased to announce that the construction contact with Fletcher Construction has now been signed, signifying the commencement of the new Hyundai Marine Sports Centre which will be built on the current RAYC site. Initial work to demolish the current RAYC [...]

2016-12-13T01:29:38+00:00 July 6th, 2016|