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‘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

135th Opening Day Photos

Thank you to members and guests for joining us in celebrating the Opening of the 135th Sailing Season at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron. There were fantastic turnouts to all the days events including the official Ceremony, Sail Past, and afternoon Festival on the lawn. We hope everyone enjoyed themselves and we look forward to

135th Opening Day

Opening Day is a highly anticipated event in the Squadron’s calendar. It is the perfect opportunity for our members to bring their friends and family together in celebration of the Squadron, our history and the diverse RQYS fleet. A full schedule of events can be found by going to the event page linked below. Click Here for More Information

Squadron Results from Hamilton Island Race Week

Well done to all of the Squadron boats who have completed Hamilton Island Race Week. The results for every Squadron competitor is listed below: IRC Division 2 2nd – NOT A DIAMOND – Vice Commodore David Redfern 3rd – KERUMBA – Tam Faragher 5th – JAVELIN – James Crowley 6th – RAGTIME – Chris Morgan

Etchells Brisbane Fleet Updates!

Brisbane Etchells Fleet Captain Jason Hawkins has prepared an update covering a few items on the Etchells Calendar:   Hi Everyone, Breakfast this Saturday Don’t forget! Breakfast at the hardstand this Saturday morning @ 0830 to kick off the season, we would love to see everyone there. Please let us know by the end of

Old Buffers Morning Tea 20/08/19

The Old Buffers met again last Tuesday for morning tea, a chat and a get together. Two members, Doug Baker and Bob Koremans, made a presentation of memorabilia to the Squadron. Doug kindly donated some memorabilia from the yacht Sweetheart, a mounted end of a boat hook and a navigation aid both used on Sweetheart.

You’re invited to a free High Tea

Major sponsors of the Squadron’s new off-shore race, the Brisbane to Hamilton Island Yacht Race, are inviting RQYS members to attend a free High Tea overlooking Doomben Racecourse on Wednesday 28th August from 10am – 12.30pm.