All Our Girls and Amoeba Share Hallet’s Beach Honours

November’s River Passage Race saw the introduction of a two race program with lunch and a raft up in Refuge Bay between races. The morning race was set down as a stern-chaser – so that yachts arrived at Refuge around the same time.  These races can be a handicapper’s nightmare, as Read More

Women Skippers Rule, OK

17 Oct No Comments admin_hryc News, Race Reports

HRYC’s women skippers filled two of the top three places in race # 3 of the 2016-17 Windward – Leeward Series last saturday. Commodore Libby Braybrooks, skippering the S&S 34 Star of the Sea, finished in first place ahead of James Donnelly’s East Coast 31, Amoeba. Aroha Nui, skippered by Read More

Waterplay’s Windy Win

17 Sep No Comments admin_hryc News, Race Reports

Paul Surrest’s Northshore 27, Waterplay, secured a comfortable PHS win in September’s Windward Leeward Race. Conditions were ideal for sailing with a gusty 12 – 18 knot North Easterly that occasionally blew over 20. The race was delayed by 30 minutes due to an injury sustained by Charles Hill on Read More

River Passage Series #1 Abandoned

4 Sep No Comments admin_hryc News, Race Reports

Strong North Westerly and Westerly Winds exceeding 30 knots at times and averaging over 25 knots forced the abandonment of Race #1 of the 2016-17 River Passage Series last Saturday. The next race in the series will be conducted on Saturday October 1. The race will include Lion Island as Read More

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