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Keelboat News


Last nights forum was held in the auditorium to update information for the forthcoming race and cruise in May/June this year. Key speakers included Mark Gallagher who outlined the hospitality and arrangements for receiving yachts at Port Moselle in Noumea. A race/rally village is being established for arriving yachts with participating members around 60 including

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Brisbane to Noumea 2018 Race and Cruise Rally

SAIL NOUMEA 2018 – DON’T MISS THE NEXT INFORMATION MEETING WEDNESDAY EVENING, 14 FEBRUARY AT 18:30 – ROMANCING NOUMEA The race/cruise rally to Noumea, spanning the start dates from 23rd May through to 2nd June, is getting closer.  We were fortunate in January to have Laurence and Philippe from CNC participate in the sailing regattas,

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ENVY Scooters Beachball 52 crosses Sydney to Hobart finish line!

Envy Scooters Sailing Team  crossing the finishing line in Hobart, image thanks to one of our Volunteers, Don, who is down spectating. Well done to Vice Commodore Barry Cuneo and his team!

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Wild Oats XI takes Sydney to Hobart Line Honours

Super-Maxi Wild Oats XI has taken line honours in the 2017  Rolex Sydney Hobart RQYS’s own  Black Jack Yachting  started in an exceptional position, taking off from the start line at near perfect timing and being first out of Sydney harbour after squeezing Comanche out of the lead. After a run-in between Comanche and Wild Oats XI, the two quickly caught

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Super Maxi Camaraderie

What a great sporting act from the team on  Black Jack Yachting . In the spirit of Christmas the team have lent assistance to ensure their rivals  Wild Oats XI  will make the Boxing Day start line. With so much competition coming up over the next 4 weeks, both at the Squadron and Squadron members competing elsewhere its important to remember

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RQYS: Strong Representation at the Sydney to Hobart

It is one of the largest RQYS and Queensland entry lists for many years in the  Rolex Sydney Hobart , and we wish all of our sailors the best of luck! You can look before for the links to each Squadron boats race profile listed here alphabetically. Black Jack Yachting : Owned by Peter Harburg, skippered by Mark Bradford Charlie’s Dream:

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Queensland Beneteau Cup and French Yacht Challenge

The Queensland Beneteau Cup and French Yacht Challenge is coming up at the end of the month, 28 – 29 October. This is a fantastic event for all french yacht owners, with fun sailing, great food and drink, and fancy dress contests. Time is running out so hurry and enter now! CLICK HERE  for event documents and

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Volunteering this Summer at RQYS

Folks, We are really needing to increase our Volunteer capacity this summer. From the 26th of December til the 20th of January. To that end I’m imploring everyone to put their loudest voice on to their contacts to think about becoming involved for this summer. We are currently trying to roster 983 days of Volunteering

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Crewing Opportunities – Club Elliott 6s on the Northern Course

Saturday, 16th of September marked the beginning of our 133rd Sailing Season. It also marked the introduction of our new Social Racing program, which allows aspiring sailors to skipper or crew on our club-owned Elliott 6s in our Saturday afternoon Club Racing. Sailing alongside the Etchells, Catamarans and 29ers, we’ve had an Elliott 6 out

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Division Yachts Report: 29 June 2017

Vale Doug Peterson Very sad to hear of the death of legendary yacht designer, Doug Peterson. Those around my age will never forget his arrival on the IOR scene with his breakthrough yacht ‘Ganbare’ to the head of the pack where he stayed for much of the 1970’s and early 1980’s. Whilst I rode the

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