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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.
Summer Club Opening Times – 5:00 Tuesday -> Sunday.
BISTRO – Come and try out the Winter menu, click here to view the menu choices
Racing – Click here for the updated 2017/2018 handicaps. As from 21/5/2017, the new VHF Channel for Racing will be 17. Click here for the updated Racing Instructions.
Remember – You can check the season race results any time from this link, Race Results.
Prize Giving – Saturday 28th April – 6:30pm onwards. Tickets at the bar. Details see latest News and calendar page.
Final OCC – RBC Inter-Club – 17 boats on the start line, great turnout for this final race. OCC managed great grouping and closed the gap on the points table. Race result RBC 13 points, OCC 12 points. Unfortunately not enough to take the series. RBC wins the series and the F & P Cup – 31 points to 39.
Final Race results sheet here:
Upcoming E9 Traveller Series – 12th and 13th May, Sailing Instructions here: Also available from the calendar page
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. The Summer Series includes Ladies racing, Fleet racing in 3 divisions, 2 handed racing and Friday night Rum Races. The Winter Series has either Rum Race or Ladies racing on alternate Sundays.
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.