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This post will serve as a continuous and live update log for all relevant news pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic and its subsequent effects on the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron. #11 – Monday 23/03/2020 Marina and Slipway remain open Your marina management and team remain alert and proactive to the dynamic changes relating to COVID-19.

Myora Cup Navigation Event 2020

The Myora Cup Navigation Event was held last weekend with 23 vessels competing in either Traditional or GPS.  The weather was enough to turn anyone off but the fleet headed into a strong 25-30 knots SE and an ebbing tide which created challenges for all traversing across the bay.  Both courses commenced North of Myora

Origins of WAGS Super Series

With the cancellation of this week’s Wags, I thought I’d take some time to talk about the concept of the Super Series. Some years ago (7 to be precise) the talk around the club was how could we boost the numbers in divisional sailing. It was always thought that Wags was a good introduction for

Last Chance to Sign Up for America’s Cup Tour 2021

In twelve months today the Squadrons’ AC 2021 Tour will head to Auckland for the 36th America’s Cup. Opportunities to join the tour are closing. To ensure that the tour is delivered to the highest standards and members receive personalized end to end service the Squadron is partnering with bespoke group travel provider Cievents, part

Direct Debit Update

Following on from our recent notifications in In the Wind regarding changes to our Direct Debit (DD) Policy we are now seeking your assistance in bringing member details up to date and in lodging a Direct Debit Authority so that we can continue to offer, those members who have not already provided this information, an account facility.

Combined Australia Day Canaipa Cruise Report

The annual Australia Day Cruise to Canaipa was conducted on 25th to 27th January.  This was a combined event with the Powerboat Cruising Group and the Sail Cruising Group. This was the 6th year running for the event with Sail winning for the first time last year and trophy holder of the overall winning team. The Power

Unclaimed Trailers and Boats

*For the convinience of members we will allow another few weeks to claim items. On the 31st March all remaining items will be sold to recoup storage fees.* The dinghy/trailer hardstand tidy up has progressed very well, thank you to all of the members who have claimed their items and paid for their storage fees.

SCG Canal Xmas Lights Cruise

Saturday 21/12/19  Just for something different the Cruising Group held its December Cruise in the Raby Bay canals to look at the Christmas lights.  We started, as is traditional with ‘sundowners’ held on Craig and Kerry Margetts’ balcony on a lovely evening watching the sunset.  25 people attended the event and initially we thought that

Sandy Cuneo Yoga

  “I can’t do Yoga, I’m not flexible & I can’t touch my toes”. If I had a dollar for every time I heard that! That’s why we practice! You don’t have to be flexible, just willing! I have have been practicing & teaching Yoga for 12 years, to both men & women, young &