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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.
High Summer Club Opening Times – 4:00 Monday -> Sunday.
BISTRO – Now open for Lunch Wednesday – Sunday, 12:00 – 14:00
Come and try out our new summer menus, click here to view the menus 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.
To be eligible for results and prizes, membership fees and race fees must be paid and these are now overdue.
Important – BOISW Notice.
BAY OF ISLANDS SAILING WEEK
OCC has entered into an agreement with Bay of Island Sailing Week (BOISW) to lease its Clubrooms and Car Parking area for the 3 days of BOISW Racing, these being 24th – 26th January inclusive.
During this time Members will continue to have access to the Club premises and the Kitchen will be operating normally however the Club Bar will be closed to allow more space for food service. BOISW will operate their Mt Gay Bar from an adjacent Marquee that will be a part of an expanded Licensed Premises. Once drinks have been purchased they can be consumed in the Clubrooms, on the Club Deck or anywhere within the Licensed area of the Car Park. Drinks will be $6.00.
For the 3 days of this event, OCC Members will not be able to access funds held on their Membership Card or Membership Discount for Bar purchases.
Members should also note that the Club Car Park will be closed from Sunday 21st January until noon on Saturday 27th January. Any vehicles that remaining will have to be removed at the owners expence.
The Club Committee is hopeful that if successful, this years format will be repeated for future Sailing Weeks.
Any queries should be directed to: email@example.com
Upcoming – Ladies Afternoon Tea
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.