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Thanks for a great B2K!

Thank you to all those involved with this year’s Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race, it was great to have 18 yachts back on the water for the first offshore race in Australia since restrictions lifted. It wouldn’t have been possible without the meticulous planning of the Race Office, generous race sponsor Club

Brisbane Etchells Fleet Captains Report for 2019/2020 Season

What an eventful season it has been for the Brisbane Etchells fleet, and not for all the usual reasons one would expect from a sailing fleet.   The 2019/2020 season was always going to be a challenging year after the full dance card of the Etchells States/Worlds and Nationals of the previous season all hosted by

2020 Muir Marine International Finn Queensland Championships

Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron was the host club for the International Finn 2020 State Championships which attracted a record 37 entries which included 9 interstate visitors from NSW. Unfortunately with the Covid 19 restrictions in place our friends from Victoria were unable to attend. The old sailing expression “its never usually like this” was in

Committee Positions 2020/2021

The Annual General Meeting of the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron was held on Tuesday evening 21 July and we advise the following members were elected to the various Committee positions for the 2020/2021 year: Commodore Captain Barry Cuneo Vice Commodore David Redfern Rear Commodore John Warlow Honorary Treasurer Andrew Gibbs House & Entertainment Committee Trish

Back on the water at RQYS – QLD Youth Week(end)

The Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron capitalised on the recent easing of Queensland COVID restrictions and immediately rebooted the sailing calendar the next day, Saturday 11 July 2020. Events kicked off with the popular QLD Youth Week that for 2020 was compressed into a weekend. The event attracted a pleasing 94 entries from: 29er, 420, Flying


This post will serve as a continuous and live update log for all relevant news pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic and its subsequent effects on the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron. #25 – Wednesday 01/07/2020 At 12 noon on Friday 3 July the eased restrictions will mean we will be able to have one person for

Squadron on ABC Radio

Squadron General Manager Shawn Ket stopped by ABC Radio this morning to have a chat with Loretta and Craig about how COVID-19 restrictions have affected the Club and how easing restrictions are allowing boats to get back on the water.  

WAGS Training Debrief

Wednesday 10th June saw the first of the WAGS Training sessions. Participants enjoyed navigating Green Island per ‘Course A’ and all returned to dock before dusk. The team aboard ‘Split’ were the outstanding performers of the day and it was great to have Yachtshare’s newest vessel ‘Obsession’ join the fleet. Thank you to all participants

Carpark and Roadway Maintenance

All members will be pleased to hear that we are undertaking some much needed repair and resurfacing work to the roadway and carparks from the G/H row gangway to the Blue toilet facility. Prudent financial management during the COVID close down has given us the opportunity to now undertake this work, as a service to

Club Member of the Year and Volunteer Thank You

Although our Club Member and Volunteer Thank You evening has been postponed, to a date to be decided, we still planning on recognising our valuable volunteers and those members who assist the Squadron in many other ways. Any Squadron member can nominate a member or non-member volunteer for recognition. Who are we recognising? Individual nominations