Mid-Race NZDF 230 SQN Flyover

A massive thanks to NZDF 230 SQN for capturing these amazing pics of some of our fleet a few days into the race while they were flying over doing official work. This was completely unplanned, but super exciting for Ran Tan Racing, Miss Scarlet, Equilibrium, Birdies Furax, Blink and Ave Gitana! RAN TAN II [...]

Position Report: Monday 4 June AM

The fleet has reported in with Taupo Maritime Radio this morning in accordance to the sailing instruction requirements to provide mandatory position reports. The fleet is currently experiencing 25-30knot on the nose as they creep closer to the top of New Zealand. Fleet - Monday 0530hrs Boats will now be leaving general cell [...]

Position Report: Sunday 3 June PM

The first position report is in. After a chaotic start to the race, the fleet has slowed down, and are slowly cruising north. Ran Tan II is currently leading the fleet on line with a VMG of 9.5 knots and are also leading on IRC and PHRF. Prior to the start, Ran Tan said "the [...]

2018-06-03T21:11:13+00:00 June 3rd, 2018|Blink, Boat News, Ran Tan II|

2018 Auckland Noumea Yacht Race is underway

The Royal Akarana Yacht Club Auckland Noumea Yacht Race is underway with eight boats hitting the start line in heinous conditions, including wind, rain and an extreme lack of sunshine. Meanwhile, it's 24 degrees and perfect in Noumea. The RAYC canon was fired on time, and all boats hit the line ready to race. The [...]