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Welcome to Bucklands Beach Yacht Club

MUSICK POINT MISSING BEACON

Musick Point , Waitemata Harbour - Starboard Beacon Missing Mariners are advised that the Starboard Beacon (Q.G.3m2M) is missing from its location (36 50.617S 174 53.7E) between Browns Island and Musick Point. All mariners are to navigate with extreme caution while transiting through the area South of Browns Island and West of Musick Point.

MAJOR RUM RACE RAFFLE

The Major Rum Race is on the 19th of December.  There will be a great Christmas Raffle on the night.  Donations would be appreciated for the raffle so if you have something your happy to donate, just drop it into the office or give it to one of your social committee members.  There will be a Happy Hour from 7pm to 8.30pm.

MARINA HOLDERS

Any member who would like to rent their marina berth out over the holidays could you please contact the office on 534 3046.

PROPOSED COUNCIL NAVIGATION SAFETY

The proposed bylaw has some serious implications for boaties and you need to act by way of submission as the proposed changes include:-

  • compulsory wearing of life jackets on vessels 6m and under at all times (includes Dinghys).
  • Mandatory appointment of a person in charge of the vessel.
  • Intoxication
  • compulsory carrying of a means of communication at all times while in a vessel under 6m (this includes Dinghys) with the exception of board sports

For more information go to www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/haveyoursay

For submission forms go to bylaws@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

CHRISTMAS HOURS

The office will be closed from the 24th of December until the 12th of January 2015. The Restaurant and Bar will be closed from the 24th of December until the 7th of January 2015

SMORGESBORD 24TH DECEMBER

There will be a smorgesbord only on the 24th of December for our final Christmas Eve Dinner. Come down and enjoy this Christmas Event. $20 per person.

BOATSHED RESTAURANT

The restaurant is going back to a la carte meals on a Wednesday night.  We will no longer have the smorgesborg available.  Come on down and try out some of Gary's lovely dishes.

2015 CALENDAR OF LOCAL VIEWS

We have 2015 calendars available from the office. These calendars are of local views and all the artwork and photography has been done by a member, Jan Tait. The calendars are $12.00 each with $2.00 from each purchase going to the Cancer Society. These make a great Christmas gift and are very easy to post.

CLUB LICENCE RULES

The Club has recently been inspected by the Police and we have been instructed to remind all Members that we are operating on a Club Licence and that we can only serve alcohol to Club Members and their accompanied guests.  We therefore ask that you are not offended by the bar staff's request for your membership card as proof of membership, and that all guests must be accompanied, looked after, and signed in by you the member. 

Wedding Venue

We have function rooms available for private use. Weddings, anniversaries, birthdays or any celebration you wish.

The rooms face north with magnificent marina and harbour views including Bucklands Beach. Rangitoto Island is just across the water. The menus can be arranged to suit your requirements. More....

Hi Cheryl,

I wanted to give you some feedback, we had a fantastic night and think you and your staff did a wonderful job, I could not speak highly enough of you guys and would recommend a function at your venue to anyone. Very impressed and thankful J

Thanks for everything

Katie and Marc
(engagement party)

BBYC CAPS FOR SALE

We have great caps for sale at the Clubhouse. They are in three colours and have been very popular. $25 each. Great for presents of if travelling overseas. Contact the office or a social committee member.

 

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