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Keelboat News

Volunteer Thank-You!

From Noel Paterson, on behalf of the Etchells Fleet. Please pass on our thanks to all of the volunteers for their invaluable contribution, what a great group they are. I got some great feedback from them at the weekend, which makes going forward a lot easier!  Well done everyone, it was a big three days! Louise

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UPDATES to upcoming Division Yacht Events

Unfortunately due to the adverse delivery window this weekends Heineken Cup has been Postponed. After much canvassing of the Division fleet it was determined that there were insufficient boats able to prepared for the weekend. The Commodores Ocean Classic Cup Weekend scheduled to commence on the 5th of May is now under consideration as to the format. There

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Squadron Debut for ENVY Scooters Beachball TP52

Winner of todays  Angove Family Winemakers  Myora Cup on IRC was  Envy Scooters Sailing Team , on ENVY Scooters Beachball TP52, skippered by Vice Commodore Barry Cuneo. On board were some members of the Envy Scooters Youth Team, with more still sailing on the boat tomorrow as the TP52 team prepare for the  Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race .

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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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