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  • Winter Racing News

    Great News! At last we can all go sailing again and the Winter Race Series is about to get under way so get your entries in SOON! The first race of the You Travel Cruising Series is scheduled for Saturday, May 30 th and the Hibiscus Marine Coatings Winter Series gets under way on Sunday, June 14 th . All SI's and necessary documentation are on the website. A few new initiatives from the

    Published 00:05 on 21 May 2020

  • Photo Competition

    Have you been taking photographs during lock-down? Why not? Around your home, in your garden, out for a walk, now is the time to capture that special picture capturing the essence of AUTUMN. HELD EVERY THREE MONTHS - This quarter's subject AUTUMN Your entry photo must have been taken in the last six months Entry requirements: prints, minimum size 4" x 6" (100 x

    Published 23:04 on 27 Apr 2020

  • Virtual Yacht Racing

    One of our partner Yacht Clubs, Weiti Boating Club, has recently set up an opportunity to become involved with Virtual Yacht Racing and have kindly invited GHYC members to join in. The racing has been running for approximately a week, and it has proven to be a popular event. You don't have to be a 'Gun'; one of the podium players at the moment is a novice sailor who just seems to be enjoying the

    Published 03:26 on 27 Apr 2020

  • Race Cancellations

    The following scheduled races are cancelled:
    29th March - Barfoot and Thompson Series Race 4, 5th April - Fairway Bay Gulf Series Race 4, 10th April - Burnsco Cruising Series Race 9 (Easter), 25th April Burnsco Cruising Race 10

    Published 02:40 on 27 Mar 2020

  • Club Temporary Closure

    Gulf Harbour Yacht Club will temporarily close its doors effective immediately following the announcement from Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern that the nation has moved to Level 3 and will move to Level 4 at 11.59 pm on Wednesday. All sailing activities are cancelled and all other club events and functions are postponed until further notice. The club rooms will be closed. Please ensure you follow the guidelines set out by the government to

    Published 23:55 on 23 Mar 2020

  • Covid-19

    The yacht club will remain open to members only until further notice. No outside events will be permitted. Ministry of Health guidelines regarding hygiene will be adhered to.

    Published 01:09 on 20 Mar 2020

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    Final race of Taylor & Co Series

    Last night was Race 8 of the Taylor and Co Lawyers Ladies Twilight Series to finish off a great season. Big thanks to Mike Lanigan as Race series Coordinator with Warren and Igor as support. Prior to the start the wind was a little unsettled, with a debate for race Control, over whether the wind would settle in as westerly or southwesterly - Course 3 with Starboard Roundings was selected in the nick

    Published 20:17 on 12 Mar 2020

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    Marsden Cove Race

    Congratulations to Planet X for winning the A3 Division of Route 66 with Richmond Yacht Club & Onerahi Yacht Club. Planet X set a personal/course best time over the ~55 NM race from Gulf Habour to Marsden Cove. Podium positions: 1st -Planet X (Line & Handicap) 2nd - First Priority, 3rd - Glory Days

    Published 21:25 on 8 Mar 2020

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    Taylor and Co Lawyers Ladies Twilight Series Race 7

    Race 7 of the Taylor and Co Lawyers Ladies Twilight Series with golden skies for the penultimate race of the series. A stable high pressure system gave a light warm wind from the North. Race Officer Miles Cross selected Course 1, with a downwind start and Starboard roundings. Share Delight and Glory Days hit the line for a good start, with the Enigma girls a bit late but ready for a swift hoist

    Published 19:55 on 27 Feb 2020

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    Barfoot and Thompson Series Race 2

    Race 2 of the Barfoot and Thompson GHYC- WBC combined Double-Handed Series set off this morning into light airs to the south. Taking into consideration a building SW breeze, Race Control set the fleet off with Course 5 to leave Rangitoto to Port, & additionally hoisted the diagonally stripy yellow and red Y -flag for crews to don their life-jackets. By the time the fleet was down to Takapuna the fleet had split

    Published 19:54 on 23 Feb 2020

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