Welcome to the Russell Boating Club


The racing season 2016-17 starts 28th September. Catch up on the latest results or find details on the sailing instructions, the latest handicaps or the Course Sheets. Sometimes boats looking for crews so come and visit us at the clubrooms.

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Welcome to the Russell Boating Club in Russell New Zealand. We are small friendly club opened in 1974 with a sail boat racing series held bewteen October and May each year on Wednesdasys and every other Friday. Monthly cup and trophy races are in the weekends and as part of week night series there is a Womens racing series.

We have Junior Sailing, the annual Tall Ships regatta and recently a Short Ships event started. It's hoped to get other boat events started or rekindled this season


We offer a classified ad service for members wanting to buy or sell or rent anything nautical.

Cost $5 for up to 30 words, $10 for 31-50 words. Images extra.  

For enquiries or to place an ad in the next Mainsheet please contact us via the Contact Form using the Subject:General Info and Category: General Info


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This event is held in early January each year and the next is Sat Jan 7th 2017 . All details available here


This seasons evening racing starts September 28th with the first of the first of the Cater Marine series followed by Omata Estate October 5th and Willis Sails Friday October 8th.

Racing 2016-17

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The beautiful location of our clubhouse so please drop by sometime

boat2 clubrooms