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
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
The Morgans Australian Schools Match Racing Champions for 2017 are James Hodgson and his team from Matthew Flinders Anglican College (pictured below). The breeze did not agree with racing for the first part of today, with the Race Committee having to AP waiting for breeze. That left only time to complete the second Round-Robin which led to a tie-break 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.
Opti’s in QLD! Come join us for this great event. it’s a great chance for young Opti sailors to race in the beautiful waters of Moreton Bay, QLD. All are welcome! Even if your child has just started it’s worth entering, as the green fleet will have on water coaches and lots of prizes for
Our Sail & Play program for the second week of school holidays is filling up fast, so book in now to ensure you don’t miss out! Perfect for kids aged 6 – 12. What to expect: A week of fun on and off-water activities run by qualified instructors. An easy and comfortable introduction to sailing,
Enclave Sail the Bay in May Events start on the 5th of May 2017 Visit Mooloolaba and RQYS Canaipa over the month of May. The Commodore’s Ocean Classic Cup Night Race to Mooloolaba, meeting the SYC Offshore division. Spend a day enjoying the the hospitality of the Mooloolaba Yacht Club before racing home on Sunday.
Backing up from our record breaking fleet championships held at RQ in mid Feb where we had a fleet of 21 boats attend with 18 of them from RQ Brisbane fleet. Last weekend saw us back up for Saturday racing with 11 boats, considering we have 35 resident Etchells sitting at RQ, the building
Brisbane Etchells – Chocolates over boiled lollies anytime So the original Bert Bryant saying, ‘Gone from Chocolates to Boiled Lollies’, came out of horse racing in the 60s. It refers to looking good, then ultimately not doing so well. Now in sailing, when you talk about those ever-so-easy-to-eat, chocolate covered, little and skinny liquorice sticks,
It was an amazing day on Moreton Bay with the Division Yachts Round the Can racing on the Eastern course on Sunday the 5th of February 2017. The winds were light and a bit shifty, but all 3 races went ahead with fierce competition between the skippers and crews. Full results of the race and