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Far East 28R Racing in the St. Helena Cup

We’ve just had a great couple of days racing the Far East in the St Helena Cup. For those of you who don’t know it, this 2 day regatta has been running since 1976 and features 2 x 20nm races outside St Helena Island with over 70 boats competing. This year we raced with a

Food Fun Frivolity Cruise Report

Seven vessels made their way to Canaipa on Saturday 5 October 2019. During the trip the crew prepared a meal on board before fronting a panel of three independent judges on shore. Every meal was presented to the cruising group with a matching story and the judges were faced with the difficult task of picking

Etchells Weekly Wrap

Hi Everyone, Moreton Bay once again provided the goods last Saturday with blue skies, warm temperatures and light breezes.  The glamour weather had everybody out on the bay with big VXOne, Hobie and Finn fleets, along with a 7 boat Etchells fleet.  Race 1 had most of the fleet heading to the left of the

Sandcastles on the Beach

Sail Cruising Group September Cruise Report Even though there was only a small number of boats who participated in the September cruise, a lovely week-end was had by all.  The hosts for the week-end, Craig and Kerry Margetts from Scarlett, changed the destination to Blakesleys as the winds were predicted to be light northerlies (and

Weather Training

There has been a good response for the Weather Training session presented by Mal Riley.  As per earlier notices Mal’s career started in the Navy meteorological service. He then went on to 34 years with the Bureau of Meteorology. His passion is sailing including being skipper of the tall ship Lady Nelson out of Hobart

‘Whole of Fleet’ Safety Audits

‘Whole of Fleet’ New RQYS Safety Auditing Rules Info Night RQYS will be running a briefing on the new safety auditing initiative implemented for the 2019/20 season which will be compulsory all racing boats at RQYS and SYC. The briefing will run after WAGS on 18 September, at 6:30 PM in the RQYS Auditorium. Everyone

New Dates for Popular QMTS Courses

QMTS Training has just announced new dates for two of their most popular training courses. The Basic Navigation Course will run for four consecutive Wednesday nights from 1800 – 2100 commencing Wednesday 18 September 2019. The course will cover the use of paper charts and will cover Latitude/Longitude, Distance, Direction, Compass Error, Position Fixing and

SCG Cruise Report – Sailing North 2019

25 expressions of interest were received for this years “Cruising North” including several from Wynnum-Manly Yacht Club (WMYC) and in the final countdown 16 yachts and 1 powerboat (Rumbler) left Moreton Bay bound for Wide Bay Bar(WBB), the Great Sandy Straights, Bundaberg, Lady Musgrave Island, the Keppels, the Percys and more. The weather forecast for the

Visit the Royal Southern Yacht Club

Royal Southern Yacht Club – UK Established since 1837, the Royal Southern Yacht Club is internationally recognised as a top yacht racing club, with modern facilities and over 1,700 members owning over 600 boats. They are based in the centre of Hamble village, on the waterfront of the river Hamble, being the centre of yachting