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Sharing is Caring!

The House and Entertainment Committee and the Hospitality Management Team have, according to the updated Squadron Strategic Plan, renewed our vision for how our dining and events contribute to RQYS’s success on and off the water. We endeavour to cater to our members with a diverse offering of high-quality food and beverage – including seasonal

2018/2019 Squadron Strategic Plan

Click here to view the Squadron Strategic Plan The Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron enjoyed another successful year in 2017/2018, with consistent growth in our membership, historic best-ever levels in member acquisition and retention, and a positive trend of members transferring to on-water and / or full categories. These conversion trends demonstrate that the Squadron is fundamentally committed to supporting our members through their

To be King is to Battle against the Bay… 2018 Etchells Queensland Championships

Photo Credit: RQYS Volunteer Beryl Roberts The 2018 Queensland Championship for the Etchells Class has concluded at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, and despite it only being the curtain raiser for the upcoming Etchells World Championship, it must surely go down as one of the most spectacular regattas in this history of Etchells in Australia.

Hospitality changes over Etchells Regattas

Hospitality changes over Etchells Regattas During the Etchells States and Worlds regattas, all breakfast options will be suspended in favour of a Big Breakfast Buffet option. This breakfast buffet will be available everyday morning 6.30am – 10am from 12 October to 27 October. Cost is $22.50 per person and offers a wide variety of breakfast

Back from Japan! An Update from Squadron Sailor Mara Stransky

Arriving home from the Sailing World Championships in Aarhus 2018, I was feeling pretty flat after my 2nd in silver fleet effort. Back on Moreton Bay at my home club the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, I got straight back to training with my coach Ash Brunning, feeling more determined than ever. Not being selected to

Car and Trailer Parking Area

Members and visitors and reminded to only use the car and trailer parking area when parking a car with a trailer attached. The area is not for use for one or the other. This carpark has been established for the purpose of trailer boat owners to be able to launch their vessel and park their

New Squadron Merchandise Displays

If you’ve visited our lovely reception team in recent weeks then you might have noticed that we’ve recently upgraded our Merchandise displays significantly! We are also in the process of installing a display cabinet for new products from Squadron Sponsor – Maui Jim Sunglasses!  This new display doesn’t leave room for the old merchandise displays

Sailing Academy School Holiday Updates!

School holiday activities in full swing – Our Tackers, Sail and Play and Start sailing participants have had great fun on the water in the varying winds this week. Be sure to book now to join in next week’s activities.   Queensland Youth Training camp The following sailors have just spent the last 3 days

Implementing Credit Card Surcharge Fees

It has become financially unsustainable for the Squadron to continue absorbing the credit card commission fees associated with a high volume of credit card transactions at the Squadron. It is thus necessary that, starting 01 November 2018 the Squadron will implement credit card surcharges on Direct Debit and over the counter transactions. For All Credit