New Zealand Laser Sailing Clubs

New Zealand Sailing Clubs running races for Lasers. 

Please email if your club should be added to this list, or any if your clubs details should be updated.

South Island

Canterbury Laser Fleet

Chairman: Hamish Atkinson   (03) 351 8559
Secretary: Chris Shannon  (03) 3187361
Treasurers: Lochie & Sonja Hill   (03) 3288771


Charteris Bay Yacht Club

Racing Days: Sundays @ high water. Class: full, radial
Contact: Gregor Bowater (03) 3288755.


Christchurch Yacht Club

Racing Days: Sat & Sun @ high & low water. Class: full, radial, 4.7
Andrew Whiteside (03) 384 2685.
Hamish Atkinson (03) 351 8559


Macandrew Bay Boating Club
Commodore Jack Squires
Secretary Mark Edwards
Treasurer Bruce Duncan


Mount Pleasant Yacht Club

Racing Days: High water each weekend. Class: full, radial, 4.7
Contact: Phill Galloway: (03) 318 1588


Naval Point Club Lyttelton

Contact: Bruce Adams (03) 332 9665. Racing Day: Saturday from 1.00pm. Class: full, radial

Nelson Yacht Club

Racing provided for Lasers on Saturdays throughout the season from September until April.
1330 hours start with three races back to back.
ContactL or Ph 03 548 7501

Pleasant Point Yacht Club

Contact name: Darryn Smith
Phone: 027 221 6023
Racing days: weekends at high water

Queen Charlotte Yacht Club - Picton

Good laser fleets sailing on Saturday afternoons throughout summer. Two races back to back - come and sail in the beautiful Marlborough Sounds. Very friendly club and all visitors welcome.
Contact Stuart Burrough: (03) 578 0142 - or Geoff Hoare: (03) 578 1461.

Waimakariri Sailing and Power Boat Club

Racing weekends on the high tide, usually two races back to back, throughout the summer and about every second weekend during the winter, for fun and training.
Catering for all rigs, 4.7, radial and standard, and all ages. Great family club atmosphere with good competitive racing. Visits are free! So feel free to come for a sail and see how you like the club.
Contact: Matthew Hix, (03) 313-9346 or (027) 490-7720,


Auckland Area


Bucklands Beach Boating Club

Sundays at 11 am during the summer season (3 races per day).
Season Membership: 19 years + under $60. Seniors $200.
Contact Andrew Wills: Phone (09) 576 5474.

French Bay Yacht Club

The major club for Lasers on the Manukau Harbour.    
Racing Sundays.
Bottom of Otitori Bay Road & Valley Road
Ph 817-7609   |    |

Howick Sailing Club

Sunday Sailing
Commodore: Marc Frewin 09 535 3744 / 027 227 5572

Manly Sailing Club

Sailing Sundays 1pm, and Tuesday night 6pm during daylight saving.
Contact: Mike Pasco - 021 525 132 or Mark Tillet (09) 424 0578.

Murrays Bay Sailing Club

Sunday afternoons (2 or more races per day) during summer for youth and senior Laser sailors. Winter training as arranged. Boat storage on a monthly basis available to members. Senior membership $115 per annum. Visitors $10 per day. Out of town membership available to Olympic and Youth squad members at the invitation of the Commodore. Contact John Bullôt: Phone (09) 478 4935 or e-mail

Panmure Lagoon Sailing Club

Each Sunday through the summer and winter, when tides allow, PLSC offers racing in safe but challenging conditions. Whether the winds are light or strong, good racing is assured, with Lasers available for use to those without their own boats (special conditions apply). Racing is open to anyone, if you just want to come for a sail you are very welcome! Note, be at the club 1 hour prior to the race start time for boat rigging.
For more information, consult our website


Pupuke Boating Club

FreshWater sailing
Sundays 1400 summer, 1330 winter & spring - championship and handicap series.
Wednesdays 1800 summer daylight.         $5 visitor fee for 2 or more races.
Annual membership $60 single - $90 family  (and $2 race fee per session)


Tamaki Yacht Club

Saturdays 2 pm during summer season (2 or 3 races of short triangle or windward-leeward courses).
Season membership $126 includes season race entries).
Contact Bob Blakey: Phone (09) 575 8444

Royal Akarana Yacht Club

Summer Thursday night sailing for all classes including Lasers 6pm start, starting 08/10/2009.

Torbay Sailing Club

Laser (all rigs)
Fleet Captains 2009/2010 season - Phil Jones 09-4786405 or Robin Simpson 0274-343-855

Wakatere Boating Club

Narrow Neck Beach, Devonport Good Laser fleets with racing on Sundays starting about 1.30pm. Season from October to April. Get the sailing calendar from


Other North Island Clubs

Muritai Yacht Club

Saturday afternoons 2.30 pm during summer, sometimes starting at 1.30 pm for catch up races.


Napier Sailing Club

Saturday Afternoons September to April. Two races every week - good fleets. Visitors $5.00 to be paid by
Contact Napier Sailing Club Phone: (06) 835 3811 or e-mail:

Ngaroto Sailing Club

Lake Ngaroto, near Te Awamutu, Waikato.
Racing on Sunday's, briefing usually at 10.30am, and after a BBQ lunch, racing continues. Sailing season September to April. Senior membership $100, junior $25, family $95, associate $50.
Contact Ross Wrenn: Phone (07) 855 8342, 0274 958 076, fax (07) 855 4626

Onerahi Yacht Club

Laser sailing every Tuesday night through daylight savings.
Standard, radial and 4.7. Ages from 14 through  to a 77.
Free of charge, everybody welcome
Contact : Bruce Yovich 09 4350048 or 0274394993

Paremata Boating Club

Laser racing Sunday mornings Oct - May, starting at 9:30am
All welcome.
Contact Chris McCarthy, (04) 234 6199

Port Ohope Yacht Club Whakatane

Sailing most Sundays. Fleets of Lasers, Opti's and P's.
All details at

Thames Sailing Club

Lasers sail fortnightly on the tides from Oct to April. Also sailing all through the winter.
Laser contact Sarah Deadman: 027 388 1835 or . and on under 'Thames Sailing Club'.

Worser Bay Boating Club

Race on Saturdays with one race around 1:30pm and the second around 2:45pm.
Contact Rob Woodward, (04) 388 7590.