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      • Have Some Sauce With That
        • 16 Jan 2022
        • Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club (Inc)
        • Saucy Sausage returned to the Giesen Wines New Year Regatta at Waikawa Boating Club to try and better than their 2nd in Div Two from last year. Two days of Marlborough Sounds Racing promised to be interesting especially in a div two fleet that included three quarter-tonners, a Young 88, a Farr 1020 and a [...]

      • Penwill James Moore, 1920-2021
        • 16 Jan 2022
        • Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club (Inc)
        • Over the Christmas break we were saddened to hear of the passing of the Club’s oldest and most enduring member, Penwill James Moore. Pen was born in Wellington in 1920, joined the Club in 1936, and remained a member until he died a few days before Christmas 2021. He began racing in Z Classes, and [...]

      • What a classic!
        • 17 Dec 2021
        • Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club (Inc)
        • This year’s Cook Strait Classic race had a bit of everything for the intrepid few that lined up on a grey Saturday morning. A frisky forecast of 30kts gusting 40kts, and rough sea in the Strait, promised plenty and delivered on so much more. I was crewing on the Shaw12 ‘Blink’, with a combined team [...]

      • Social Scavenger sail / cruise
        • 3 Dec 2021
        • Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club (Inc)
        • Ready to go? To participate, enter via Ch 62 between 1200 and 1330 with your boat name and number of crews on board. You will then be given an entry number which you will need to remember. Take photos of the locations below with a crew member in the pic, and either post them to [...]

      • Temptation for Sale
        • 2 Dec 2021
        • Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club (Inc)
        • We’ve been asked to let you know that Temptation is for sale. The Young 88 is an ideal first keelboat, well suited to racing in the harbour (there are four frequently racing at the Club) and cruising the Sounds and further afield to Abel Tasman. Several long-time members started out with the Young 88, some [...]

      • Club COVID-19 Policy
        • 29 Nov 2021
        • Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club (Inc)
        • As you will be aware, the NZ Government has introduced the ‘traffic light system’ as part of the new Covid-19 Protection Framework. This will directly affect clubs such as ours and the board of the Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club (RPNYC) has worked its way through the various government announcements and guidance over the last [...]

      • Neville Dimock
        • 29 Nov 2021
        • Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club (Inc)
        • I was saddened to hear this morning that Neville Dimock, long-time supporter and character of the Club, passed away peacefully at home yesterday. He was 89. Nev began racing keelboats with this Club in the early 1960s, with Medina, then Caprice. In the mid- 1970s he graced the harbour with the magnificent schooner Jacaranda. He [...]

      • Our recent Quiz Night…
        • 21 Nov 2021
        • Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club (Inc)
        • … was so much fun that we have decided to plan another one in February! So if you missed out this time round, make sure you’re in next time. Not only did we have a full Wardroom on a non-sailing day, but there was great complimentary food, challenging questions, banter and laughter, cheering and ‘shouldn’t-have-changed-our-first-answer’ [...]

      • Members Get Members promotion
        • 28 Oct 2021
        • Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club (Inc)
        • Opening Day this year saw Club Commodore Dave Roberts announce a new promotion to encourage existing members to sign-up new members and receive a recognition for their efforts (> Join the Club) The ‘Member Get Member’ promotion runs from Opening Day (11 October 2021) through till the Commodore’s Trophy Race (30 April 2022). Existing members [...]

      • Arthur G. Stewart
        • 26 Oct 2021
        • Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club (Inc)
        • With deep sadness we note the passing of Arthur Stewart, long time member, supporter, stalwart of the Club. A keen and accomplished sailor and competitor, Arthur was a shareholder in or raced on several famous yachts, including Dollar Equity, Pacific Sundance, Whispers of Wellington, Granny Apple, Thundercloud, and Red Herring II. As well as regularly [...]

      • Atalanta
        • 23 Oct 2021
        • Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club (Inc)
        • Atalanta is a storied vessel, registered with RPNYC from 1895-1979; and from 2015. The Wellington Classic Yacht Trust plans to restore her to her original configuration and join her stablemate Lizzie in sailing her in local events and racing. There is an open invitation to Club members and Trust supporters to sail with us. The [...]

      • More about Opening Day!
        • 20 Oct 2021
        • Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club (Inc)
        • It’s been a long time in the making, and finally – just in time – the Wardroom was ready for the members and our 139th Seasons Opening Day. Heaps of volunteer hours and Jason’s, Chris’ and Marcia’s time were spent over the last weeks to hurry up the tradies, put furniture back in, shine up [...]

      • RPNYC 2021 Opening Day
        • 10 Oct 2021
        • Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club (Inc)
        • The inner harbour was full to the brim with yachts taking part in the RPNYC Opening Day races.  The spinnaker division were sent on a course making the most of Wellington Harbour and the non-spinnaker raced around Matiu/Somes Island and home.  32 boats in all took part, ranging in size, shape and age. And what [...]

      • Wardroom renovation update – pictures
        • 7 Oct 2021
        • Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club (Inc)
        • Most of the pictures and memorabilia are now back on the walls of the Clubhouse. They are organised (more or less!) There are areas for: Current champions Photos of the current Inshore, Offshore, and Fleet champions, and boat of the year are on the wall near the leaners. Current Club boats and crews This is [...]

      • Wardroom Renovation Project – Update # 13
        • 24 Sep 2021
        • Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club (Inc)
        •   Nearly there people… The weather is on the improve and things are nearly finished in the wardroom. We are still on track for a 30th of September completion date and to be ready for opening day on the 9th of October. Partitions were received so toilet privacy will prevail after all. There are 2 [...]

      • YNZ Club Judge Course
        • 3 Aug 2021
        • Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club (Inc)
        • YNZ Club Judge Course – Initial meeting on the 10th of August 6pm at Evans Bay Yacht and Motor Boat Club. Why not give it a go? You would be helping your club and having fun learning about sailing rules and judging. Course description

      • McMorran Boat Building
        • 2 Aug 2021
        • Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club (Inc)
        • McMorran Boat Building has been very generous over the years supporting the Club and Regatta. McMorran Boat Building is available for all your boat building, boat surveying, and painting needs.  Captain Kimbo is a Yachting New Zealand  Safety inspector and is available for safety certifications for your vessel.  

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