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Cruising & Navigation

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

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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

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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

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Combined Power and Sail Christmas Party 2019

Saturday 30th November saw the Combined Sail and Power Christmas Party at the RQ beach. It was a huge event with 52 sail cruisers and 56 power cruisers booked for the huge spit roast – plus others who turned up to socialise. We erected three large marquees – which was just enough for everyone! There

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Going Walkabout on Peel Island

Sail Cruising Group Trip Report – Peel Island, 8 – 10 November 2019 The cruise began with an enjoyable dinner at the Boardwalk Café and was followed by the cruise briefing by Cruise Captains Warren and Debbie from Phase2. We were very fortunate to receive a presentation by Moreton Bay historian and author Peter Ludlow

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58th Goodwill Cup Navigation Event Results

Well done and congratulations to all participants in the 58th Goodwill Cup Navigation Event, especially to our Squadron entrants for bringing home the coveted Goodwill Cup!  Click the links below to view each division’s results: TRADITIONAL RESULTS GPS RESULTS

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Food Fun Frivolity Cruise Report

Seven vessels made their way to Canaipa on Saturday 5 October 2019. During the trip the crew prepared a meal on board before fronting a panel of three independent judges on shore. Every meal was presented to the cruising group with a matching story and the judges were faced with the difficult task of picking

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Sandcastles on the Beach

Sail Cruising Group September Cruise Report Even though there was only a small number of boats who participated in the September cruise, a lovely week-end was had by all.  The hosts for the week-end, Craig and Kerry Margetts from Scarlett, changed the destination to Blakesleys as the winds were predicted to be light northerlies (and

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Weather Training

There has been a good response for the Weather Training session presented by Mal Riley.  As per earlier notices Mal’s career started in the Navy meteorological service. He then went on to 34 years with the Bureau of Meteorology. His passion is sailing including being skipper of the tall ship Lady Nelson out of Hobart

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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

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