Notice to Competitors: Sunday 3rd June

Dear Skippers, The Auckland Noumea Race Committee and Safety Officers have convened at 0700 hours Sunday 3rd June 2018 to review forecasts. The intent is to stay with the 1000 hours start time on Sunday 3rd June 2018. Competitors should note that we intend to use the alternate start line as outlined in the sailing [...]

2018-06-03T07:45:08+12:00 June 3rd, 2018|Pre-Race Updates|

Notice to Competitors: Update on Start Time

The Royal Akarana Yacht Club Auckland Noumea Race Committee including the Safety Officers had a conference call this evening (Saturday 2 June) to review the various forecasts. The Race Committee does not envisage a change to the delayed start time of 1000 hours Sunday 3rd June. As per previous correspondence, we will advise skippers via [...]

2018-06-02T19:54:03+12:00 June 2nd, 2018|Pre-Race Updates|

Notice to Competitors: Delayed Start

Dear Skippers, We are writing to advise you of a delay to the start of the 2018 Auckland Noumea Yacht Race. This decision, which takes into account the recommendations of meteorological professionals is as follows; The start has been rescheduled for 1000 hours, Sunday 3rdJune In light of the forecast pack attached to this email, [...]

2018-06-01T13:56:21+12:00 June 1st, 2018|Announcements, Pre-Race Updates|

Amendment to Sailing Instructions #1

Amendement to Sailing Instructions #1 Organising Authority Royal Akarana Yacht Club (RAYC), Auckland New Zealand in conjunction with Cercle Nautique Caledonien, Noumea, New Caledonia The phone number for calling Auckland Noumea Race Control when finishing has been changed to: +687 93 53 87 This changes Clause A2.6 ARRIVIAL AT NOUMEA Signed for the Race Committee [...]

2018-05-28T00:29:39+12:00 May 28th, 2018|Pre-Race Updates|

Auckland Noumea Handicaps

It's time to reveal the handicaps for the 2018 Auckland Noumea Yacht Race. Check out who is racing to what numbers: Yacht Name IRC PHRF Multihulls Clockwork 1.19 0.918 CarreraS 0.966 Blink 1.386 0.992 Equilibrium 1.052 Ran Tan II 1.418 1.072 Miss Scarlett 1.362 1.084 Notorious 1.126 0.855 Ave Gitana 1.141 Furax 1.213 Moody Blue

2018-05-28T00:05:47+12:00 May 27th, 2018|Pre-Race Updates|

Book your customs clearance time

Teresa here… We now have confirmed arrangements for clearing Customs. BOOK YOUR CLEARANCE SLOT NOW You will be cleared out at the RAYC clubrooms on the morning (more or less) of Thursday 31 May. Half-hour slots are available – please indicate your preference at the link below. 2 boats can be cleared in each half-hour [...]

2018-05-24T00:29:54+12:00 May 24th, 2018|Pre-Race Updates|

Amendement to NOR #1

Organising Authority Royal Akarana Yacht Club (RAYC), Auckland New Zealand in conjunction with Cercle Nautique Caledonien, Noumea, New Caledonia Due to charts for the Noumea end of the race being replaced clause 9.1 is revised to read: 9.1 The following charts (in paper form) shall be carried on board: NZ 14602 Tasman and Coral Sea [...]

2018-05-13T22:05:16+12:00 May 13th, 2018|Pre-Race Updates|

Is your passport current?

Auckland Noumea Race 2018 – CHECK YOUR PASSPORT NOW Teresa here again, For travel to Noumea, you need to have a passport that is valid for 6 months after your date of departure from Noumea. Skippers, please forward this to all your crew to ask them to check. Thanks! Teresa McIntyre Auckland Noumea Customs Manager [...]

2018-05-04T20:43:33+12:00 May 4th, 2018|Pre-Race Updates|

Auckland Noumea Customs Information

Bonjour Sailors, Teresa here – I’m your contact for all things customs and immigration. So, any questions please contact me directly at Once you reach Noumea, you’ll have assistance from a ‘godfather’ assigned to each boat, but please do send queries to me as well if you need to; I’ll be on standby to back [...]

2018-05-03T23:22:16+12:00 May 3rd, 2018|Pre-Race Updates|