Project Programme & Progress

Project Overview

The Hyundai Marine Sports Centre has been designed to operate as a true multi-user facility. It will include over 800m2 of training and educational areas as well as event spaces capable of hosting more than 300 people. It will remain the home of the historic Royal Akarana Yacht Club as well as other sports clubs.

Built on The Landing in Okahu Bay, The Hyundai Marine Sports Centre allows for a wide variety of sports events to run concurrently. In addition to this, it has the capacity to operate as a hosting facility for larger national and international events and provide outstanding training areas and meeting rooms equipped with the latest audio-visual and learning aids. The Centre provides the wider community with the opportunity to actively participate, spectate or enjoy the spectacular views and quality services in a safe, family-friendly environment.

With the exterior build and the ground floor fit-out complete, focus now shifts to securing funding to complete stage two for the fit-out of the first floor of the building.

 Funding Programmes High-level deliverables Cost Funding
  • Demolition of RAYC
  • Build envelop of the Centre
  • Operational facilities on Ground Floor – public cafe, boat storage and Joyce Fisher Youth Education Room
$10m Fully funded
1st Floor Fit-out Funding
  • Completion of fit-out of First Floor to include:
  • Additional training and education rooms
  • Function rooms
  • Management and admin offices
  • Masfen Foundation Gym
  • Operational and security enhancements
$3.5m Funding programme commenced

We need your help!

With the commencement of the funding programme for the 1st Floor Fit-out of the Hyundai Marine Sports Centre – we need your help to raise this last bit of capital, the remaining $3.8mMORE


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