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Sail Cruising News 7/9/20

Ahoy Cruisers! – Bumper issue today! – Awards and 2 (count them!) two cruises!! Well what a busy week it was – with over 70 boats in the open day sail past and 4 of our Major Awards announced in what turned out to be a lovely spring day – reminiscent of a day at

Opening Day of the 136th Sailing Season

*If you have already registered your attendance, please ensure you complete THIS FORM and bring it with you on the day* 2020 is proving to be quite different from previous years with the impact of the COVID 19 pandemic on our sport, hospitality and business in general. Strategic financial management has seen the Squadron remain open for

Update on WAGS and Division fleet auditing

Thanks to those that have had their boats audited as required under the sailing instructions for the above fleets: Due to COVID-19, the Sailing Committee have agreed to extend the due date of audits completed before 30th June 2020 to 31st January 2021, provided they are not more than twelve months old. All audits completed

RQYS not affected by new restrictions

Members, please be advised that this morning’s announcement placing a limit on gatherings does not apply to clubs or community sporting organisations such as RQYS, which operate under an industry COVID safe plan.   Shawn Ket General Manager

Welcome to New Members

In the past our welcome to new members has taken the form of a cocktail party type gathering where new members are introduced to current members and some of our Sponsors. Sadly COVID restrictions have not allowed this to happen. So on behalf of our Flag Officers, Committee Members and Members, to all our new members who

Thanks for a great B2K!

Thank you to all those involved with this year’s Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race, it was great to have 18 yachts back on the water for the first offshore race in Australia since restrictions lifted. It wouldn’t have been possible without the meticulous planning of the Race Office, generous race sponsor Club

Brisbane Etchells Fleet Captains Report for 2019/2020 Season

What an eventful season it has been for the Brisbane Etchells fleet, and not for all the usual reasons one would expect from a sailing fleet.   The 2019/2020 season was always going to be a challenging year after the full dance card of the Etchells States/Worlds and Nationals of the previous season all hosted by

2020 Muir Marine International Finn Queensland Championships

Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron was the host club for the International Finn 2020 State Championships which attracted a record 37 entries which included 9 interstate visitors from NSW. Unfortunately with the Covid 19 restrictions in place our friends from Victoria were unable to attend. The old sailing expression “its never usually like this” was in

Committee Positions 2020/2021

The Annual General Meeting of the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron was held on Tuesday evening 21 July and we advise the following members were elected to the various Committee positions for the 2020/2021 year: Commodore Captain Barry Cuneo Vice Commodore David Redfern Rear Commodore John Warlow Honorary Treasurer Andrew Gibbs House & Entertainment Committee Trish