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Cruising & Navigation

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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