Mapua Boat Club

The Mapua Boat Club was formed by a group of interested people who wished to save the wharf from demolition and has continued to be run for the enjoyment of people who have a love of the sea and boating. The boat club is the guardian of the wharf and maintains the facilities for the benefit of all.


Mapua boat club provide the following:

Moorings - 2 on long term lease one for short term visitors and emergencies.

A grid for boats to dry out and/or perform emergency repairs.

Boat Ramp for emergency landing, wharf maintenance, sea cadets and early morning launching and retrieval of boats.

Annual kids fishing competition, Regatta and Garage sale.

Club room available for hire at reasonable rates

Shower and washing machine, small charge applies.

Library for members

Club social nights

The Club meets every Thursday night from 5.30 pm and the bar is open from 5.30 – 7.00 pm. Regular guest speakers.

We welcome new members who are all sorts of boat owners, regular users of the Mapua Wharf, and those who just want to protect the character of the wharf as a public space for all to enjoy.

For advice on crossing the sand bars to enter Mapua Channel to Waimea Estuary, please contact the Harbour master.

For all enquiries re berths at the Mapua Wharf or moorings in the channel contact the Commodore: Tim Robinson - 0224296173. 

Also, check out the TDC information available here: