Welcome to Opua Cruising Club
Located in the beautiful Bay of Islands, Opua Cruising Club is a fun and family-friendly yacht club where all are welcome. Come and join in with regular races and social evenings, or just pop into the Opua Cruising Club bar and bistro for delicious food and drinks at great prices.
Club Opening Times – are now back to Winter opening hours, 5:00pm Wednesday -> Sunday.
UPDATE – Burnsco Ladies Race 3 moved from 23rd July to 16th July
Reminder – Mid-Winter Dinner 17th June, Tickets at the bar.
AGM is 20th June. Nominations for Committee must be completed and returned by 19th June. Nomination forms available here.
Membership fees due 1st July -online or forms from the Secretary
Free 2 day Race Management course announced for August. Click for details and Registration form.
Check the Latest News page for regular updates on events at Opua Cruising Club, or ‘Like’ Opua Cruising Club on Facebook to be kept in the loop.
Opua Cruising Club also has a very active social scene, with regular get-togethers, events, and fun nights down at the club. See the Events page for a full calendar and up-to-date details of all forthcoming events both on and off the water at Opua Cruising Club.
We have a busy yacht racing calendar that runs all year round and includes ladies racing and shorthanded racing. The Winter Series has either Rum Race or Ladies racing on alternate Sundays starting Sunday 7th May
The Opua Cruising Club runs regular overnight and day cruises around the Bay of Islands, where barbeques and petanque are regular features! You’re welcome to join us, even if you’re a member of another club.
Our dinghy sailing programme is a great way to get adults and kids into sailing, or allow those a little more experienced to improve their skills.
Join the club!
If you’re keen to get involved, simply pop into the club and fill in a membership form, or you can join now online. You can even pay online. Opua Cruising Club memberships start at only $150 for boat-owners and just $70 for Supporters, so it’s well worth it.