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Wakatere is a busy and active centreboard dinghy sailing club and is fortunate to have a healthy membership across a wide range of ages and sailing classes. This mix of juniors and seniors is special. With a great community base, a family environment and a superb location, we warmly welcome all new members.


Regular club racing from September until May with strong race management afloat and ashore

Coaching programmes (junior & youth), learn to sail programmes (juniors, youth & adults). Boats provided for LTS

Support for regatta attendance at home and away

Well maintained club rooms and facilities 

Occasions to integrate senior and junior club member sailing  

Opportunities for club members to upskill in support areas (patrol boat safety courses, tractor driving, mark laying etc)

Social events such as our Christmas Party, Club Picnic Day and Prize-giving 

Ongoing communication from Class Reps and the General Committee 

Locker facilities for boat storage for active club members. A waiting list is held. 

A login to this website to maintain a personal profile page, to renew membership, make bookings and settle invoices online 

Affiliation to YNZ with associated discounts and benefits. See Affiliation notes below.


Download and complete the Membership Application and return by email or post. 

2017/18 Membership Application 

Email: note 'Membership' in the subject line

Post: Wakatere Boating Club (Inc), P.O. Box 32-288, Devonport, Auckland 0744


Wakatere membership requires a commitment to club competition and helping on race days throughout the season.

Members (or parents of junior members) will be added to a duty roster at some point during the season for afternoon club racing.

Members must recognise the club by entering regattas as a Wakatere Boating Club member.

Club membership is required to participate in all coaching programmes. Bookings are only accessible to club members.

Membership is an annual subscription and runs from 30th Sept - 30th Sept each year.


The 2017-18 membership fees will remain unchanged from the previous 2 seasons:

Junior - $165 (18yrs or under)
Senior - $260
Family 2 (2 family club members) - $310
Family 3 (3 or more family club members) - $340
Tertiary Student - $95 (full time 18-24yrs)
Associate (non sailing) - $85


Membership includes affiliation to both Yachting New Zealand and the Auckland Yacht & Boating Association and runs from the end of September to September each year. 

Membership to a club affiliated to YNZ is required for entry to all national and major regattas in NZ. 

Members will receive a YNZ Members Card as proof of membership and be able to access the YNZ app on smartphones. YNZ affiliation comes with a variety of benefits and discounts. See link below. 

YNZ Members cards are posted once a year, immediately following the confirmation to YNZ of our new season membership. For anyone joining Wakatere later in the season, please contact Wakatere if a card is required for regatta entry.  

- what YNZ affiliation means
- YNZ Members Card Benefits
- Download the YNZ App
- what AYBA affiliation means


For any questions about Membership, please don't hesitate to email Amanda Michel at


Last updated 20:21 on 18 September 2017

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