Working Bee Thanks

RPNYC Working Bee Team 2014A huge thank you to the fantastic team of members who turned out last Saturday. They cleaned, polished, scrubbed, waterblasted and generally tidied up to ensure the Club is in ship shape condition for our Opening Day on Saturday. 

Wine Race 2014

wine race cropped The Savour Wineworks Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc Wine Race is coming to town on Thursday 6 November. Meet the winemakers behind the wine, hear their stories, and find out what makes Malborough Sauvignon Blanc world famous. Notice of race available here. Entry form available here.


Opening of our 132nd Season and 2014 Ambassadors’ Race

BurgeeV1-1Saturday 20 September 2014

Programme for Opening Day

1100 Pre-opening Reception in the Wardroom
1140 Opening Day Speech. Her Worship Celia Wade-Brown

Click here for full programme

It's confirmed! The PHRF Nationals are coming...

DSC 2770It's confirmed! The PHRF Nationals are coming once again to the Port Nicholson Regatta February 20 - 22 2015. We also have our favourite race management team of John and Linda Parrish returning to run an awesome regatta on the water for us. Briefing is on Thursday night, with racing Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Watch this space for more updates with some exciting news to come ...

The 2014 RPNYC Moore Wilson’s Winter Series – I’ll huff and I’ll puff… maybe

2014MWWSWebImageYet again it was a weekend of two halves experienced by competitors in the 2014 RPNYC Moore Wilson’s Winter Series. This week we have two unique views on the racing: the Classics from a competitor’s viewpoint; and Sunday’s event report brought to you from the bridge of the Race Committee Boat “Bloody Mary”.

Entries open for 2015 Crewed Central Triangle

2015CrewedCentralTriangleThe Club is now taking entries for the Crewed Central Triangle Race. The Central Triangle is a three-leg coastal race starting in Wellington on 6 March 2015.

2014 RPNYC Moore Wilson’s Winter Series – Groundhog Days!

2014MWWSWebImageWith a weather pattern that made sailors feel like they were actors in the movie of the same name, the third weekend of the 2014 RPNYC Moore Wilson’s Winter Series turned out to be a “mix, stir and repeat” of the conditions experienced in the series so far.

The 2014 RPNYC Moore Wilson’s Winter Series – A weekend of two halves!

2014MWWSWebImage“Come to Windy Wellington” they say. “It’s always really windy whenever I visit Wellington” they mutter.

Well – you just cant beat Wellington on a good day – and the second race weekend of the 2014 RPNYC Moore Wilson’s Winter Series proved that by turning on 2 extremely different sets of conditions last Saturday and Sunday!

Latest news from the Sailing Committee

NewsFromTheSailingDeskThis is where you find the latest news from the sailing committee about what is coming up over the next couple of weeks. 

Each week the sailing committee updates this article, usually on a Thursday.

The 2014 RPNYC Moore Wilson’s Winter Series – Let the Games Begin!


The RPNYC Moore Wilson’s Winter Series burst into life with a stunning weekends sailing experienced by all those who took to the waters of Wellington harbour for the first of five action-packed race weekends. Regatta Director Paul Davies takes up the story:

“I am totally blown away by the number of entries we have received for the series this year. 50 boats is just sensational and a testament to the state of keelboat racing in Wellington.”

More Articles...

  1. Prize Giving Photos
  2. 2014 Moore Wilson’s Winter Series - Back and keeping it Fresh!
  3. Tri-Nations Yachting – An Aussie boat half full of RPNYC Kiwis heads to Fiji
  4. Registration of Interest Sought for Crewed Central Triangle Race
  5. Commodore's Trophy Race caps off a great season
  6. A mixed bag to end the season
  7. Crews race – what cyclone?
  8. Bay of Many Coves race turns into a drifter
  9. Island Bay race a ripper
  10. Blink is the fastest boat around the North Island
  11. Bacchante and Black Diamond crowned National PHRF champions
  12. A lot of breeze on day two of the Line 7 Marine Port Nicholson Regatta
  13. Four races down on race day one in the Line 7 Marine Port Nicholson Regatta
  14. The 2014 Line 7 Marine Port Nicholson Regatta is underway
  15. Sign up for your RPNYC Glengarry Club Card and go into the prize draw
  16. Blink blitzes fleet into Napier to win leg three of the RNI2014 Race
  17. Two Handed Round North Island Race
  18. Annual Nelson Extravanganza
  19. Last chance for early entry fees
  20. An awfully big adventure - 35 days on a small boat
  21. Countdown is on – just 22 days to go until Line 7 Marine Port Nicholson Regatta 2014!
  22. Online entries being taken for the Line 7 Marine Port Nicholson Regatta 2014
  23. Line 7 Marine Port Nicholson Regatta 2014 NOR
  24. Christmas Series ends on both a low and high note!
  25. 2014 Line 7 Marine Port Nicholson Regatta - November update
  26. Something new for the Cook Strait Classic this year
  27. Line 7 Marine and Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club celebrate a new partnership
  28. Champagne Sailing in the 2013 Brothers Race
  29. Spring Series winners decided
  30. We are open for the 131st season
  31. The 2014 Port Nicholson Regatta dates are set
  32. The 2013 Moore Wilson’s Winter Series – “And that Ladies and Gentleman… is a wrap!”
  33. One new and one old yacht arrive in Wellington
  34. Fully Crewed Racing - August 11th – “Another Day in the Office”
  35. Two Handed Race 3 – “Anyone can win this bad boy!”
  36. Two Handed Race 2 – “What could possibly go wrong?”
  37. Phillipa Durkin the weekend warrior
  38. The 2013 Moore Wilson’s Winter Series – "The weekend that delivered!"
  39. Fully Crewed Race Day 2 – “What a STUNNER!”
  40. Fully Crewed Race Day 1 – “It must be the Winter Series”

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