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WAGS Report: 21 June 2017

WAGS REPORT DATE: 21/6/2017 WIND: SSW-S 5-10 KNTS NUMBER OF BOATS: 30 Once again the forecast didn’t live up to expectations. However it turned into another perfect Brissy winters afternoon. The attempt was to reacquaint ourselves with course Charlie. It’s been some time since we have used this course (reverse Wags for some) and the

Division Yachts Report

Division Yachts Report Q & A with Rupert Henry, owner / skipper of ‘Chinese Whisper’ Rupert has asked for an extension of time so we’ll carry it over until next week. Perhaps my question required some serious contemplation + I know he’s got plenty on at work! No issues for me there, I’m happy to

Congratulations to Senior Presentation Winners

Congratulations to all the winners of awards at the 2016-2017 Senior Presentation dinner!  It was a great night with lots of smiles and laughter.  Commodore Ian Threlfall along with Vice Commodore Mark Gallagher and Rear Commodore Barry Cuneo did a great job on the speeches and presenting the awards with the help of Sailing Manager

Try Nacra 15 – 17 Sailing

Junior and Youth Sailors are invited to Try Nacra 15 – 17 Sailing with Samantha Simmonds, Squadron Nacra 17 sailor. To book, please contact Sam on

Discover Sailing Days at RQYS Sailing Academy This Month

The Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron’s Sailing Academy  has two upcoming opportunities for you, your family and friends to experience sailing and other water sports. Depending on the forecast on the day, the activities available may vary between Optimist Sailing, Corsair Pulse 600 Trimaran Sailing, Elliott 6 Sailing, Windsurfing and SUP’ing. Register your interest below and we will

Book Now for Upcoming RQYS Regattas

It’s time to make your regatta plans and enter! The Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron has a busy regatta schedule over the 2017/2018 Season. Come and get involved. Over the next year Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron is hosting a number of State, National and International Events for boats and boards, big and small. There’s never been a better time to

David Carling Lane - Club Member of the Year RQYS
Congratulations to the Club Member of the Year David Lane

David Lane, RQYS’s 2017 Club Member of the Year has over many years contributed in many ways to the running of the Squadron. He has held a number of Committee positions and is a long term on-water patrol vessel skipper. He is often sought out for his professional advice within the different departments of the

RQYS Marine Sports Award
RQYS Marine Sports Award Winner Arthur Gough

Congratulation to Arthur Gough, RQYS’s Marine Sports Award winner for 2017. Arthur has dedicated over 10 years of volunteering to the Squadron, always putting his hand up to help out. He offers to help without being asked, for multiple days and weeks at a time. He also willingly helps out with the extra jobs such

Drake’s Prayer in Line Honours Win

Drake’s Prayer in Line Honours Win Rod Johannessen on Drake’s Prayer represented RQYS in the WMYC Hart Cup from Manly to Mooloolaba on Good Friday and recorded a line honours win.  The race started at 8am and was over a course starting in Waterloo Bay and out of Moreton Bay via the North West Channel.