Our AMSCT Trustees were treated last week with a tour of the Hyundai Marine Sports Centre construction site to view progress of the build project. The interior spaces are really taking shape and looking very impressive - take a peak!...
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 [...]
Grant Dalton took part in a sailing programme which offers Māori kids the opportunity to sail. It's part of their unique partnership with local iwi Ngāti Whatua in the build-up to the Americas Cup ... The initiative which is funded by Emirates Team New Zealand and the Royal Akarana Yacht Club works with ten kids [...]
Royal Akarana Yacht Club is thrilled to announce the appointment of Rod Davis to the role of Sailing Director. Rod is a four-time Olympic sailor, winning both gold and silver medals; he has been involved in the America’s Cup for 40 years in both sailing (three as skipper) and coaching roles; has lived and sailed [...]
The Hyundai Marine Sports Centre now has a second floor! Thanks to RAYC member Richard Milner for these great drone photos.
It’s all on this morning with the first concrete pour for the floor is well underway – you can really see the building starting to take shape now! Keeping our fingers crossed the weather holds today for the team on site doing an amazing job. The future is taking shape so get on down and [...]
The first sod is turned by (from L-R): Mark Taylor – Chairman Akarana Marine Sports Charitable Trust; Sally Garrett – Commodore Royal Akarana Yacht Club; Keith Peachey – helped build the old RAYC building in 1952; Desley Simpson – Councillor, Auckland Council - Orakei Ward; Kit Parkinson – Deputy Chairperson, Orakei Local Board, Auckland Council. Today [...]
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 clubs [...]
Brendan is Director of Campus Life at the University of Auckland and the University’s representative on the Trust. Campus Life provides a wide range of student services including Sport and Recreation, Accommodation, Health and Counselling, campus retail and many others. Some are commercial in nature but all have the aim of enabling students to have [...]
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 source [...]