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Cruising & Navigation

PCG Bribie Island Trip Report by Jan Glancy

The frequent but brief periods of rain didn’t deter 12 boats and 29 members and crew from having a fun filled weekend of challenges, excursions and great food.   Some of the cruisers made an early start for Bribie and arrived at Mission Point on the Thursday, others stayed over at Spinnaker Marina, Sandstone Point for

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Sail Cruising Group Additional Easter Cruise

Hi Fellow Cruisers, With some of our group heading off on the “official” Easter cruise to Lord Howe Island next week, we have added an additional cruise for those of us not going. The cruise will be to Mooloolaba over the Easter long weekend. It is understood that some cruisers will also take the opportunity

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Cruise North in Company

Another cruise north in company to Rosslyn Bay and the Whitsunday’s is planned for 2019. The cruise is being conducted by the joint Sail and Power Cruising Groups and leaves RQYS on 3 August and arrives at Abel Point on 20 August (just in time for “Shaggers”). Whether you want to go all the way

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Sail Cruising Group Trip Report 23rd & 24th March 2019

Due to expected unfavourable overnight weather conditions on Saturday, Plan A, the cruise to The Sandhills on Moreton island, was changed to Plan B, Horseshoe Bay on Peel Island. Plan B turned out to be a great choice of anchorage. The weather and conditions were perfect for the Plastic Bottle Model Yacht Race (with craft

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Lord Howe Island “Think Outside the Bay” Cruise

The RQYS Sail Cruise Group “think outside the bay” cruise over the Easter and Anzac Day break is heading to stunning Lord Howe Island. Departing Queensland on or about Wednesday 17th April and returning Sunday 28th April, weather-permitting. Magnificent beaches, stunning snorkelling, bushwalks, golf, bicycle hire, fishing, birdwatching, glass bottom boat tours, and a surprisingly

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Enter Now for the Myora Cup 2019!

Entries are now open for the Myora Cup 2019! The Myora Cup will be held on the weekend off the 2nd and 3rd of March, please send all entries to Fergus at . Find the appropriate documentation linked below: Myora Cup 2019 Program of Events Entry Form. Myora Cup 2019 Course Instructions. Myora Cup 2019 Both courses chart.   Please be aware you are not permitted to run the course at all prior to

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Sail Cruising Group Upcoming Cruise

Sat 24 – Sun 25 November 2018: Cruise to Scarborough Boat Harbour  Cruise Captains – Ross and Shez, SV Sensation Join us for a cruise up to Moreton Bay Boat Club in Scarborough Boat Harbour. The marina is offering a discounted rate of $40 per boat visiting for the night. Scarborough Marina overlooks the Glasshouse Mountains,

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Opening Day of the 134th Sailing Season!

Opening Day is undoubtedly the cornerstone, most anticipated and most enjoyed event in the Squadron calendar. It is the perfect opportunity for our members to bring their friends and family together in celebration of the Squadron, its fleet and the sport! Saturday, 15 September 2018. Opening Day of the 134th Sailing Season is fast approaching,

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MRMB Presentation of Survey Results

Marine Radio Moreton Bay in conjunction with Adjunct Professor Dr Judy Drennan, recently conducted a survey of boat owners based in Manly Harbour to better understand the current problems associated with the use of marine radios in the Bay, and surrounding transiting areas, and the potential for safety issues arising. Marine Radio Moreton Bay, in

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Night Raid Navigation Event *Update*

An update from Simon McGuire, organiser and event captain: The 1st RQYS Night Raid is approaching fast. We have 11 registered entries so far with another 4 boats that will attend the gathering at the Myora anchorage. Please see attached schedule of registered attendees. I think 10 -15 boats is a good place to start

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