The Squadron has advertised for 6 months directing owners of these masts to remove them. The masts have been left for an extended period by unknown persons on Squadron property. It is now the Marina’s innitiative to sell them on the second hand market or as scrap in the immediate future. The masts will be
The brand new Marine Sports Amenity building is now operational, with our Sailing, Sailing Academy and Marina Staff now working out of the new building located at the end of Lawn 2 just before the slipway. A reminder that: The Marina Office is open from 09:00 – 16:00, Monday to Friday. The Sailing Office is open
Three races were run on Saturday with three participating divisions – Junior Monohulls (Optimists), Medium Monohulls (Laser 4.7s, Laser Radials, Laser Standards, Flying 11s, a Devoti D-Zero, Contenders and Finns), and Multihulls (Nacra 17 foilers and non-foilers and an F18). Thank you to the volunteers who ran another day of quality racing for the Squadron.
Six months ago we fielded queries from south of the border as to what was happening at RQYS prior to the World Championship program. We decided to run a low key regatta but because Opening Day is late this year (15th Sept.) there wasn’t much wriggle room after opening day so we decided to run
Entries are now open for all classes for the upcoming Sailing Season. There will be a celebratory invitational race on Opening Day (15 September 2018) although this will not contribute to any pointscores for the Seasons Points (every race, as per the Sailing Program ) or Squadron Championships (generally once per month, dates specified in the Sailing Program ).
Opening Day is undoubtedly the cornerstone, most anticipated and most enjoyed event in the Squadron calendar. It is the perfect opportunity for our members to bring their friends and family together in celebration of the Squadron, its fleet and the sport! Saturday, 15 September 2018. Opening Day of the 134th Sailing Season is fast approaching,
Well done to all of our squadron members who competed at Hamilton Island Race Week . Special mention to the team on Matrix, owner Graham Furtado victorious in IRC division 4, winning in style with a day to spare! IRC Division 1: BlackJack – Peter Harburg – 5th IRC Division 2: Not a Diamond – Rear Commodore David Redfern
Marine Radio Moreton Bay in conjunction with Adjunct Professor Dr Judy Drennan, recently conducted a survey of boat owners based in Manly Harbour to better understand the current problems associated with the use of marine radios in the Bay, and surrounding transiting areas, and the potential for safety issues arising. Marine Radio Moreton Bay, in
The first race of the season will be 15 September on Opening Day, however this will not count towards any point score. Racing will continue every weekend afternoon from then on, scheduled as per the 2018/19 Sailing Program ( https://www.rqys.com.au/sailing-program/ ). RQYS looks forward to another season of Club Racing, featuring the various Off The Beach
Sail Brisbane 2018 is an Off the Beach Regatta run annually by RQYS, primarily showcasing Olympic Classes along with a number of largely-populated classes that have traditionally sailed in the RQYS Mid-Winter Championship Regattas (Queensland Youth Week and Sail Brisbane). Sail Brisbane has been moved early Summer, with these Championships running over the end of November