Welcome to Opua Cruising Club

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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.

Club Opening Times – are now back to Winter opening hours, 5:00pm Wednesday -> Sunday.

Urgent – Due to a software issue beyond our control, the Calendar is currently showing no events if using ‘Month’ view. Events can still be seen in ‘List’ or ‘Day’ view. We’re working on the issue and hope to have this resolved ASAP.

Handicaps – Click here for the 2017/2018 handicaps. As from 21/5/2017, the new VHF Channel for Racing  will be 17. Click here for the new Racing Instructions commencing October 2017. 

Notices – Skippers Meeting and YNZ will be presenting a seminar on the new Safety Regulations for Yacht Racing. Does your boat comply? Come and find out. Thursday 28th September at 6:30 at the clubhouse.
Updated – NOR and Entry Forms now available for the Northland Yachting Association October Regatta.
The OCC Shop is back and before the new season styles arrive we’re having a clearance sale. Make an offer.

Latest news from Opua Cruising Club Latest News
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.
What's On at Opua Cruising Club What’s On
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.
Yacht racing at opua Cruising Club Yacht Racing
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
Cruising at Opua Cruising Club Cruising
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.
Youth Sailing at Opua Cruising Club Dinghy Sailing
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.