We promote Canterbury yachting and represent the interests of all the yacht clubs and class associations in the area.
Based on the East Coast of the South Island, with a large river in the North, an estuary close to the centre of town, the beautiful harbour and Port of Lyttelton and Banks Peninsula which is a great place for cruising.
The prevailing Easterly sea breeze provides the clubs with an almost guaranteed wind source on summer days.
Some clubs cater just for dinghies or smaller trailer yachts, and power boats, and others include all of those and larger keel boats as well.
Some clubs having a winter series through until June. Then there is a couple of months off before it starts all over again!