Welcome to TYPBC!

The Timaru Yacht and Powerboat Club offers opportunities to share and improve your boating skills whether your interests are in yacht racing, family boating, cruising or joining in with our junior sailing program.

If you can't find what you're looking for here, please use the contact information in the side bar to the right; better yet, show up in person during the sailing season on Saturday afternoons (juniors and seniors) or Sunday afternoons (juniors) to make yourself known.

What’s on at TYPBC? Have a look!

  • Graeme Robbins P-Class coaching clinic inbound 2-4 October 2018

    Graeme Robbins P-Class coaching clinic inbound 2-4 October 2018

    We are grateful for well-known sailor, sail-maker, and coach Graeme Robbins taking time out of his busy schedule to come down and do some coaching for us.  If you don’t know who he is, you should!  Not only is he a world-class sailor in his own right, he is an experienced coach at all levels […]Read More »
  • P’s turn out in force for first day of sailing this season

    P’s turn out in force for first day of sailing this season

    Sunday morning 11:00 saw ten P’s getting ready for launch in light, shifty conditions under an overcast sky threatening fog…ideal conditions for water-fights, not so ideal for sailing!  After Juniors Rep Justin Pauley’s inaugural briefing (expected to be standard operating procedure this season), kids flew down the ramp and then sculled away from the jetty. […]Read More »
  • TYPBC Opening Day 22 September 2018

    TYPBC Opening Day 22 September 2018

    Commodore Hayden Brown and Patron Ivan Stevenson presided over the opening day ceremonies commencing at 12:30, with Junior sailor Zivah Pauley assisting the first flag raising of the season.  Long-time club stalwart Bruce Lund was present bringing his humour:”…a P-Class on the lawn…where it belongs!” Numbers on the water over the weekend however prove his […]Read More »
  • YNZ LTS coaching clinic held 15-16 September 2018

    Timaru Yacht & Power Boat Club had three members present at Waimakariri over the weekend, participating in a Learn-To-Sail course hosted by WSPBC and taught by Lee Sharland.  Juniors parents Justin Pauley and David Croft were accompanied by Aidan Berger for the two day course, while Rob Berger played chauffeur. Day one comprised in-door class […]Read More »
  • Prizegiving held 12 May 2018

    Prizegiving held 12 May 2018

    Prizegiving for the 2017-2018 season was held at the Timaru Yacht & Power Boat Club club house on the 12th of May, 2018.  A fast-paced affair saw numerous newly shined and engraved trophies handed out, punctuated by sporadic hand-clapping.  Photos from the past season scrolled behind the Commodore Hayden Brown, whose hand was quite tired […]Read More »

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Clubhouse details & hire


Hayden Brown, Commodore

Barry Booker, Secretary


TYPBC Club Phone / Email:
03 688 4163 (no voicemail)

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Juniors - Justin Pauley - Juniors@timaruypbc.co.nz

Sailing Section - Simon Boys - Sailing@timaruypbc.co.nz

Welcome to the 2017-18 season.

The Aviemore Classic remains our premier event, to be held over Labour Weekend as usual. This event attracts a good fleet from around the country. The reputation this event carries is testament to the expertise and effort of our club’s considerable team of volunteers. A huge thanks to all those involved.  Read more...

Trailer Yacht Section - Steve Hutton - Traileryachts@timaruypbc.co.nz

Greetings from the Trailer Yacht Section and a hearty welcome for all members, both those returning for another year and new members beginning what we hope will be a lasting relationship; we hope that this section will provide enough excitement to suit your sailing desires. Read more...

Cruising Section - Rob Berger - Cruising@timaruypbc.co.nz

The cruising section has taken a bit of a hit with Chris Sowerby's departure to the sunny north, but having sold his boat to us he's thankfully been more or less in constant contact since.  David Young is still around and often to be found on his yacht, and we hear another yacht is getting ready for her mooring in the harbour.  Read more...