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Thank You RQYS Volunteers

Our dedicated Volunteers show exceptionali​sm in difficult conditions On behalf of the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron we would like to thank the dedicated team of volunteers for their time, effort and expertise during the Musto Queensland Youth Week and Sail Brisbane regattas. The 2017 winter weather proved to be equally challenging as last year. Unwavering

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WAGS Report: 12 July 2017

WAGS REPORT DATE: 12/7/2017 WIND: SE-S 10-15 Knts NUMBER OF BOATS: 39 It was fantastic to have a breeze consistent with the forecast. For the first time in months we made it out to Hope Banks on the good old course Alpha. Not much has changed out there and as per the norm, the mark always provides some

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MUSTO Queensland Youth Week & Sail Brisbane Success

MUSTO Queensland Youth Week & Sail Brisbane Success Congratulati​ons to all involved, what a exceptional two weeks of sailing at RQYS!  Spectacular Results from RQYS Sailors    Great effort from all of our young sailors who competed at Musto Queensland Youth Week, its a long list and we’re pretty happy about that. We’re expecting that

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WAGS Report: 5 July 2017

WAGS REPORT DATE: 5/7/2017 WIND: ENE-NE-N 6-8 Knts NUMBER OF BOATS: 45 Finally enough wind to finish a full course. What another amazing afternoon. Course Hotel was chosen to give a beat from Lockyer Light to the St. Helena red, however, with slightly softer conditions around 14.00 saw the breeze settle from the ENE and

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Congratulations Musto QLD Youth Week Competitors

Great effort from all of our young sailors who competed at  Musto Australasia  Queensland Youth Week, its a long list and we’re pretty happy about that. We’re expecting that over 100 of our Junior, Youth, and Young Adult sailors will be competing here this summer as part of the Manly Summer of Sail! Green Fleet (6 RQYS

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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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WAGS Report: 28 June 2017

WAGS REPORT DATE: 28/6/2017 WIND: NE Light up to 8 Knts NUMBER OF BOATS: 42 I can’t remember the last time we managed a full course. However, given the fantastic winter conditions, with clear skies, light breezes and great company there isn’t much more required on a Wednesday afternoon. The temperature was up and we

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Start Windsurfing Course – Book Now!

We have scheduled a Start Windsurfing Course for beginners, during our QLD Youth Week and Sail Brisbane regattas. The course is open to all ages 11+ and will cost only $250.00 for the 5-days, 09:00 – 12:00, to be held at the RQYS Windsurfing Centre of Excellence. Enrolments to be made online HERE! We only have

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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

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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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