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SCG Hawaiian Cruise a Double Success

After the cancelation from last weekend due to bad storms, we had seven boats tack their way up wind to Blakesley’s Anchorage off North Stradbroke Island for the amazing Hawaiian Progressive Diner – Cruising Style. We started the day off on the beach for some Hawaiian cocktails and nibbles and Hawaiian beach games:  The Mai Tai make

WAGS Cancelled 18/11/2020

Owing to winds over 20 knots which are expected to continue to build as the day goes on, WAGS race management has made the call to cancel today’s race.   See you all next week for hopefully safer conditions and more WAGS racing.

Advertise in Club Brochure

Dear Members We are doing a membership and functions drive next year and are in the process of putting together an updated official corporate brochure and wanted to offer existing members and sponsors a chance to profile their business in the publication which is available for a 16 month period. Also if members know of

Goodwill Trophy Successfully Retained!

With a light chop and excellent weather conditions, 22 RQ and 11 Southport Yacht Club boats competed for the coveted Goodwill Cup, an annual tradition that has continued for 59 years.  Two different courses around Peel Island were set for GPS and Traditional divisions.  Other than Stradbroke car ferries and a few other yachts crossing

2020 Etchells Queensland State Championship

prepared by John Curnow, +61 419 969 959,, © October 2020 One of the Clubhouse Favourite The 2020 Etchells Queensland State Championship was won by The Front Bar (AUS 1317). On board were Australian Sailing Squad member, Joel Turner, Ray Smith, and skippered by one of the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron’s most notable members,

SCG Hawaiian Cruise – On Again – THIS WEEKEND

Rae and Geoff had a “trial run” in the marina last Saturday – and by all accounts it was a terrific success… Here’s a note from Rae: I feel we made the right call on postpone the progressive dinner on the weekend (hailstones in dinghies would have been uncomfortable!).  David and Judy (Epernay) and Ian

WAGS Cancelled Today (28/10/20)

WAGS CANCELLED TODAY!   Due to the forecast of severe weather conditions, the decision has been made to cancel WAGS today (28/10/20). See you all next week for more racing on the Bay!

Brilliant Bribie Cruise Report

This last Queen’s Birthday Long Weekend saw the Beautiful Bribie sail cruise group event. Twelve boats made the trip north: Aquatherapy, Auspicious, Brittany Rose, Chantelle IV, Congo, Dawns Light, Kealani, Nicky C, Ocean Essence, Phase 2, Scarlett, Sensation and White Tiger.  Saturday’s forecast easterly winds had a lot more southerly in them which pushed the fleet on

Talking Like A Pirate Cruise Report – Arrrrgghhhh

A total of 11 boats sailed upwind to Blakesley’s to “Talk like a Pirate” last weekend: Saturday and Sunday 19/20 September 2020.  The usual “sked” on 67->77 saw a powerboatie try to join us when we were confused for the inter-club cruise heading toward Canaipa! After anchoring in the swift current running 2-3 knots most