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Starry, Starry Night Cruise Weekend Report

Saturday 18 – Sunday 19 May 2019 Challenged with the objective of proving how well they know their stars and their knowledge of celestial navigation, 10 vessels participated in the Starry, Starry Night cruise weekend to the Sandhills on 18th and 19th May. With the promise of 15 to 20 knot SE breezes all weekend

Past Commodores’ Cup Navigation Event Results

GPS 1st Place               5 pts      North Light – P/Cdr Denis Land 2nd Place              11 pts    Harbour-nating – John Higgins 3rd Place               83 pts    Marley – Michael Moore Traditional 1st Place               121 pts Odyssey – Scott Anderson 2nd Place              208 pts Lucinda Bay – Chris Tyquin 3rd Place               220 pts Sunday – Fraser Spencer   Thank

Yachtshare Club Member of the Year Awardees

Yachtshare Club Member of the YearJan Glancy Marine Sports Volunteer AwardJohn O’Brien Member Facilities Volunteer AwardJack Kennedy Social Events Volunteer AwardDavid Healey Special Contributor AwardsFraser Spencer Rob BridgeDavid BullDave WallerPaul & Nelly Bolton Cruising & Navigation Volunteer AwardJan Glancy

Ruby’s First Wooden Lift

It was wonderful to see Ruby the Roodberg successfully lift its first wooden boat on Wednesday 8th May, the stunning bay cruiser ‘Thora’ is 41.98feet, as of today Ruby has lifted 27 boats since starting at RQ with a perfect track record. Heading north soon? Make sure to book your boat in for a clean

Lord Howe Island Cruise Report

From an initial nine expressions of interest and six entries we had four boats participate in the cruise to Lord Howe Island over Easter and Anzac Day holidays in 2019. Walkabout II, a Halberg Rassy 45, departed a few days ahead of the rest. It was feast or famine with either light winds or strong

Queensland Champions!

Well done to our new Queensland Champions! Ariane Saroch and Natalie Bridge in the Queensland 9er Class Association 29er Championships, and Finn Meehan and Blake Ejlertsen in the Flying 11s. In the Raceboard Queensland Championships it was Julien Savina who took out the event. Over 60 sailors from RQYS travelled up to the lake, and placed in

Crossing the Bar – an Evening with Bill Corten

Everything you really wanted to know that happens at the BAR! RQYS and MRMB have been able to procure the services of Mr. Bill Corten for the evening. Bill has run courses in Coastal Bar Crossing and Offshore Fishing tuition since 1996. To say Bill is regarded as the undisputed Bar Crossing Guru would be

Sail Our Boats Winter Sailing On

Sail Our Boats invites members to sign on for the winter sailing program.  Over the next few months, our sailing calendar includes something for everyone, whether you’re looking to race, sail socially with friends or develop your sailing skills. For dates and more information, join the Facebook page “Sail Our Boats at the Royal Queensland

Discover New Caledonia

Discover New Caledonia’s amazing UNESCO Listed lagoon, the sailing it offers and the delights of France in the Pacific. On Thursday 9 May 2019 the Squadron and Cercle Nautique Caledonien (CNC) will host an information session on upcoming sailing events, facilities, destinations, and get tips for sailing in the tropical waters of in New Caledonia.