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RQYS Keelboat Cocktail party
Keelboat Cocktail Party

Join us for the RQYS Keelboat Cocktail Party – 6th October 2017 at  1900hrs The event is generously sponsored by Rear Commodore David Redfern, owner of Not A Diamond, and his company Madison Technologies. Matthew Hill Smith Wines have also made a significant contribution to the event. Keelboat Skippers, their Crew and individuals interested in

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Kerum RQYS Hamilton Race Week 2017
Great Results from Squadron Sailors at HIRW & ABRW

RQYS IRC Racing Congratulati​ons to the Squadron Sailors who have spent the last few weeks competing in the various North Queensland Regattas; some of whom started their jam-packed month of sailing with our Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race on the 4th of August, followed by Airlie Beach Race week on the 11th

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The Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Races concluded

The Signature Yacht Race of the Squadron, the Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race concluded for another year on Tuesday the 8th of August 2017, with the last of the competitors crossing the line at 0750. The skipper and crew of the  double handed yacht Maverick were happy to be finished with a race that provided a variety of conditions.  Results of the race are here .

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11th Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race

Less than one day until the 11th Annual Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race, with a trifecta of Line Honours contenders expected to lead the charge to Keppel Bay for this year’s race which kicks off on Friday the 4th of August. SuperMaxi’s Wild Oats XI and the new Black Jack 100footer (ex

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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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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

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Enclave Sail the Bay in May

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.

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Division Yachts Round the Cans 5 Feb 2017

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

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Mr Kite in IRC Overall Win at Surf to City 2017

Mr Kite added an IRC overall win to their line honours win. A great result for Andrew and his crew. Well done to all of the many Squadron boats who were successful in the Surf to City Yacht Race. Check below for all the results with plenty of glassware taken home, and the RQYS team

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RQYS Winners at St Helena Cup

Well done to the team of RQYS yachts who took out this years St Helena Cup in a challenging two days.

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