Find out more about our long and celebrated history.
The Wellington Classic Yacht Trust have put online a series of photos that were first pubished in the Auckland Weekly News from the early 1900’s through to 1940. They provide an excellent snapshot of early sailing life in Wellington with a lot of shots of Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club events.
The rivalry in boat building in Wellington goes back a long way. Gavin Pascoe from the Wellington Classic Yacht Trust continues his story telling about the yachts and their sailors in Wellington with the story of Mawhiti and Kotiri and the people who built and sailed them.
Many of our members served in both World War one and World War two and and as always ANZAC day is an opportunity to remember them. One such person was RPNYC Life Member Lieutenant-General Bernard Cyril Freyberg, 1st Baron Freyberg VC GCMG KCB KBE DSO*** KStJ (21 March 1889 – 4 July 1963).