Short Ships

When: 4 March at Russell Boating Club.

What: Kayaks, waka, canoes, paddle boards, rowing boats... 

Time: 8am Registration, 9:15 Briefing, 10am Racing starts

How to Enter: Registration forms available at the Russell Boating Club, Wood 2 Water at 22 York Street and Bay of Islands Kayak Hire just next door on Cass Street.

Also: On Saturday 25 February, look for the Russell Lady Kayakers in front of the 4 Square on York Street, for registration forms and raffle tickets.

Food: The Boating Club Bar will open at noon and a Churchill's Gourmet Sausage Sizzle, or a high quality cheese option for vegetarians, hard roll & assorted vegetable salad are available for the amazing price of only $5! Or bring your own picnic to enjoy after the race. 

Prizes: Raffle tickets for a Zig Zag trip for 2, Fabulous Spot drawing prizes from Phantom, Duke of Marlborough, Gables, Explore for all entrants (you must turn in racing number and be present to win), plus fine prizes for all category winners. 

m10Racing 2017-18

This seasons evening racing starts September 27th with the first of the Cater Marine Series followed by Omata Estate Series on 4th October and Willis Sails Series on October 6th. The Weekend Series first race is 15th October 2017

m14Tall Ships


This event is held in early January each year. All details available here

m12Matauwhi Bay


The beautiful location of our clubhouse so please drop by sometime