Coolstore Construction Singlehanded Series


You don’t need friends or crew for these 10 races.  You get to battle the elements and sail a range of courses in the Gulf, including long distance and multi-day weekend events.  The series is open to solo sailors of any skill level with extras and no extras divisions.  Chat with fellow Singlehanded racers join our Facebook Group.

Richmond Yacht Club prides itself on being the home of singlehanded sailing.  We continue to partner with Ponsonby Cruising Club, Bucklands Beach Yacht Club and Devonport Yacht Club to offer competitors a range of challenging courses.  At a series level the Night Race to Mahurangi and Route 66 will offer competitors those more challenging options whilst the Peter Blake Memorial Race and the Kawau Night Race events will provide the opportunity to race to a destination and to enjoy the company of other competitors at our renowned beach barbecues.

For those looking for a extra challenge, check out – the Gulf Triangle Singlehanded Challenge  – 3 Legs, 2 Layovers, One Sailor.  New Zealand’s longest solo sailing race of 2023.

Details for the Next Event
Races 1 and 2 -The Amares Ropes Single Handed Weekend
GHYC will be holding it’s opening weekend and so we’ll bring that genuine straight off the water feel to it for them.  Food will be available.  Family, friends etc are more than welcome, so let people know they can drive up.  Boats will be informed of their berths. Grant – PCC.
Prizegiving will be at Gulf Harbour Yacht Club on the Saturday and at PCC clubrooms at 1600hrs on the Sunday. Boats must be present to collect prizes.

1 PCC, Gulf Harbour Solo Weekend Sat 8th Oct 22
2 PCC, Gulf Harbour Solo Weekend Sun 9th Oct 22
3 RYC Singlehanded Race Sun 30th Oct 22
4 BBYC Solo Race Sun 6 Nov 22
5 Sir Peter Blake Memorial Race Sat 3 Dec 22
6 Mahurangi Night Race Fri 27 Jan 23
7 Kawau Night Race Fri 10 Feb 23
8 Route 66 Solo Division Fri 3 Mar 23
9 DYC Solo Race Sat 1 Apr 23
10 The Haystack Race Sat 15 Apr 23

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