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. For comprehensive coverage of all activities please subscribe to our weekly emails.

Club Opening Times
Winter 2023 – open 5 days a week – Wednesday to Sunday.
Summer 2023 (from the 7th November – Tuesday to Sunday.

Bar  – Open from 4:30 pm and the Galley starts serving food from 5.30pm.

Become an Opua Cruising Club member

2023-2024 Race Season ->  register now!

Sponsor of the month

Please support our club sponsors

36 degrees – Cater Marine– Marine Electrics – Moorings Northland – NZ Yacht Services – Richard Tapper Northland spars and riggingTauhara Electronics Willis SailsBOI ITM The Perfect Base’ Accomodation Opua Boatbuilders Ltd – North SailsFirst Mortgage Trust


The Opua Cruising Club is affiliated to the national body as per the Yachting New Zealand Constitution. This enables Yachting New Zealand to send you your membership card and communicate with you (by post and electronically) in relation to your membership (e.g. by sending you emails about membership benefits and newsletters). Follow the link for  information about Yachting New Zealand.