Welcome to Lake Mahinapua Aquatic Club

Lake Mahinapua Aquatic Club offers sailing for all ages on Lake Mahinapua, 10km south of Hokitika in Westland.

There is also the opportunity for kayak hire and social events and the clubrooms can be hired.

Our sailing season starts in October and goes through to April the following year.

Lake Mahinapua Aquatic Club is affiliated to Yachting New Zealand. As well as club training there are opportunities to participate in Yachting New Zealand's Have a Go programme.

The club owns a range of boats that are available for use by members. Currently there are eight Optimists and two Piccolos.

Limited boat storage is available to members on a monthly basis.

For those with a competitive streak, trophies are awarded at the end of each season based on race results and we host a regatta annually.

Check out the other pages on this site for more information about the club, it's facilities, activities and membership.

LMAC Newsletter for Sunday 3rd July 2022

We had some great weather today and the forecast for tomorrow is OK.

If you are available to join us for a working bee at the Clubhouse, we are aiming to meet at 10am.

There are a few things on the jobs list including:

1) Lifting the rescue boat off its launching trolley

2) Sanding and sealing repairs around the window sills

3) Cleaning windows (remove buildup of mold)

4) Sanding and varnishing chairs/benches.

5) Checking drains/gutters

6) Checking/reloading rat bait.

Depending on the weather we may also be able to take a closer look at the roof and the deck.

If you have any spare varnish at home we could certainly put it to use.

The LMAC team.