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Cruising & Navigation

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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Combined Cruising Group Xmas in July Trip Report

20 – 21 July 2019 Friday evening was an indicator to what a special evening this was going to be.  At the sailing debrief we have 3 full dinner tables for the dinner and a great attendance at Ian’s Lord Howe Island EOI presentation. Saturday saw 17 sail boats, 11 power boats and 1 land-based

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PCG St. Helena Cruise Report

Cruise Report – St Helena Island Cruise Captains :   P/C Denis and Anita Land. Saturday 22nd June – 5 boats headed over to St Helena Island for a pleasant weekend on the water.  We met on North Light at 1600 hours for Sundowners as the cool south westerlies made it a little chilly for

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“Show Your Colours” Cruise Report

RQ Sail Cruising Group – June 15 & 16, 2019  “Show Your Colours” Our preliminary plan was to invade the Brisbane River, use the new floating dinghy dock and anchor at Hamilton Northshore. This was thwarted as so many itinerants and more permanent vessels, have taken a fairly static presence. The next possibility was to

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Upcoming St.Helena Cruise

The Power Cruising Group would like to welcome any and all RQYS members to join them for either both or one day of their cruise to St. Helena Island on Saturday and Sunday, 22 – 23 June. Programme: Saturday 22 June – tide times: high at 1236 – 1.7m, low at 1819 – 0.68m. Meet

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Starry, Starry Night Cruise Weekend Report

Saturday 18 – Sunday 19 May 2019 Challenged with the objective of proving how well they know their stars and their knowledge of celestial navigation, 10 vessels participated in the Starry, Starry Night cruise weekend to the Sandhills on 18th and 19th May. With the promise of 15 to 20 knot SE breezes all weekend

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