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


Herb Kingi Cup 15th May 2007


A racing event held each January that is more than a yatch race. We have a hangi, two bands and a celebration for all the community and vistors.


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

Racing 2016-17


The beautiful location of our clubhouse

Please drop by sometime

Matauwhi Bay

Matauwhi Bay

Matauwhi Bay

boat2 clubrooms