Club Classes & Racing Fees

Club Classes & Racing Fees - Napier Sailing Club Inc.

The Napier Sailing Club is extremely active. We organise and host regattas and races throughout the year.

Racing Fees

Entry Fees

Crewed Boats Seniors: $10
Senior/Intermediate: $10
Junior/School pupil crews: $5

Day Sailor (up to 3 events per season): $10

Season Fees*

Crewed boat Senior: $160
Senior/Intermediate: $125
Junior/School pupil crews: $50
Subsequent family siblings: $25

* for Saturday club races only. To be paid in full in advance.

Competition Classes


OptimistAn international class, that is excellent for children interested in learning how to sail. Suitable for children aged 8 – 15 years. The club has Optimists available for hire.

CONTACT:    Rhonda Poon        845 1500


  • H Thompson Trophy H'cp
  • Epiglass Cup H'cp
  • Sponsored Regatta
  • New Year Regatta
  • Open Boat Challenge H'cp
  • Art Deco Race
  • Coulam Family Trophy
  • Ericksen Honda Cup H'cp
  • Icicle Regatta

P Class

P ClassPremier Class for young sailors who aspire to be world class sailors. They say if you can sail a P Class you can sail anything. Competitive New Zealand made boat. Suitable for children aged 12 – 17 years old, 55-60kg is ideally the upper weight limit for successful competition.


Starling Class

Starling ClassGood single handed intermediate sailing dinghy, step up for sailors who have become too heavy or old for the P Class or Optimist.

CONTACT:   Philipp Otto    021 052 6745


  • Moth Junior Cup H'cp
  • Hindmarsh Cup H'cp
  • Tony Hill Trophy Champs
  • New Year Regatta
  • Hislop Cup H'cp
  • Art Deco Race
  • Icicle Regatta


Laser ClassA one person dinghy, one design made from fibreglass. The Laser has two common rigs in use, the standard and the Radial. The Radial has a smaller mast and a radial cut sail designed for lighter crew weights. The Laser is the most popular sailing dinghy in the world, is an international and olympic class. Sailors range from the ages of 16 – 70+, and there are master, and youth competitions.

Contact:   Gill Waiting     870 1063


  • Laser Agency Trophy H'cp
  • Vann Family Trophy H'cp
  • Sponsored Regatta
  • New Year Regatta
  • Harbour Master's Trophy H'cp
  • Art Deco Race
  • Laser Cup Champ's & Radial Champ's
  • Icicle Regatta

Phase II

Phase II ClassThe Phase II is a light, fast, no hassle to rig or to sail, low maintenance two person 13 ft dinghy. Constructed from fibreglass. Phase II has a simple stayed rig with a main and jib, suitable for the father or mother with the son or daughter, or wife and husband.



europe   Single person yacht for youth & lighter adults.

   Contact:    Brendon Mitchell    027 758 7169


 Spring Series, Summer Series, Autumn Series, Sprint Series, Moth Cup Champs.


Paper Tiger Catamaran

Paper Tiger   (Twin hull) boat. Fast and exciting sailing. Ideal for adrenaline junkies between 65 -80 kg weight.

   Contact:    Chris Reid        870 9982


  • Takapuna Cup H'cp
  • Thompson Cup H'cp
  • Sponsored Regatta
  • New Year Regatta
  • Spriggs Trophy Champ's
  • Art Deco Race
  • Restoration Cup H'cp
  • Paul Wood Memorial Trophy
  • Icicle Regatta

OK Dinghy

OK DinghyOne person 14 ft Dinghy, quite technical. Popular local & international Class.

Contact:    Rob Hengst      835-6656


  • Ray Sellar Cup
  • Angus Cup
  • East Coast Champs
  • Sponsored Regatta
  • Combination Cup
  • New Year Regatta
  • Sprint Series
  • Art Deco Race
  • Agnew Cup Champs
  • Icicle Regatta

A Class Catamaran

A ClassOne person catamaran (twin hull), sailing boat, for the speed freak. Need experience to handle one of these monsters.




Trailer Yachts Div 2

Trailer Yachtthis class consists of the following types of yachts :-

Dragon, Hartley 16, Farr 6000, Gazelle mk 1 & 2, Noelex 22, Tracker, Warwich 7.1.

Contact:    Paul Dunford      844-8169


  • Go Cola Trophy
  • Milburn Trophy
  • Small Family Trophy
  • Pratley Trophy
  • Farr 6000 Trophy
  • New Year Regatta
  • Art Deco Race
  • Icicle Regatta

Hartley 16

Hartley 16Trailer sailer, ideal for the entire family.

Contact: Paul Dunford Ph 844-8169


Noelex 22

Noelex 22Trailer Sailor, production produced one design. Good family boat.

Contact: Club on Ph 835-3811


Noelex 25

Noelex 25A larger version of the Noelex 22 class.

Contact:    Paul Redman       836-6248


  • Tri Series
  • Contender Cup H'cp
  • Long Race
  • Elliot Jug
  • Sponsored Regatta
  • New Year Regatta
  • Zephyr Cup H'cp
  • Art Deco Race
  • Fun Race Art Deco Weekend
  • Nolex 25 Cup Champ's
  • Icicle Regatta

Keeler & Open Class

KeelerIncl Sports Boats & 14ft, Fireball, Flying Fifteen, Phase 2, 420.

Contact:    Mark Sheldrake         835-8988


  • Handicap Series (1)
  • Handicap Series (2)
  • Sponsored Regatta
  • New Year Regatta
  • Handicap Series (3)
  • Art Deco Race
  • Handicap Series (4)
  • Icicle Regatta


Latitude/Longitude: -39.485687 / 176.892407

Phone: +64 6 835 3811
Fax: +64 6 335 3602

63 West Quay
Ahuriri, Napier
New Zealand


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