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reception@rqys.com.au

Latest News

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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Past Commodores’ Cup Navigation Event Results

GPS 1st Place               5 pts      North Light – P/Cdr Denis Land 2nd Place              11 pts    Harbour-nating – John Higgins 3rd Place               83 pts    Marley – Michael Moore Traditional 1st Place               121 pts Odyssey – Scott Anderson 2nd Place              208 pts Lucinda Bay – Chris Tyquin 3rd Place               220 pts Sunday – Fraser Spencer   Thank

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Crossing the Bar – an Evening with Bill Corten

Everything you really wanted to know that happens at the BAR! RQYS and MRMB have been able to procure the services of Mr. Bill Corten for the evening. Bill has run courses in Coastal Bar Crossing and Offshore Fishing tuition since 1996. To say Bill is regarded as the undisputed Bar Crossing Guru would be

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Sail Our Boats Winter Sailing On

Sail Our Boats invites members to sign on for the winter sailing program.  Over the next few months, our sailing calendar includes something for everyone, whether you’re looking to race, sail socially with friends or develop your sailing skills. For dates and more information, join the Facebook page “Sail Our Boats at the Royal Queensland

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Discover New Caledonia

Discover New Caledonia’s amazing UNESCO Listed lagoon, the sailing it offers and the delights of France in the Pacific. On Thursday 9 May 2019 the Squadron and Cercle Nautique Caledonien (CNC) will host an information session on upcoming sailing events, facilities, destinations, and get tips for sailing in the tropical waters of in New Caledonia.

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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 Our Boats Success in Port Stephens

Sail Our Boats members Felipe Felippes and Matthew Dunstan took their sailing to another level this month, racing aboard Gerrit Veenemans’ FarEast 28R in the Commodores Cup in Port Stephens. In a division of 20 boats, the FarEast 28R and her crew performed consistently well, winning the 2nd and 3rd races to take the overall

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Membership Subscriptions Due

We would like to take the opportunity to remind our members that membership subscriptions are due on the Wednesday the 1st of May 2019. For members who have a Direct Debit Authority lodged with the Squadron, your subscriptions will be automatically direct debited on Friday the 3rd of May 2019. If you are unsure whether you

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Why you should Volunteer at RQYS!

I was speaking with a few of the volunteers lately and asked them if they can describe what they enjoy about volunteering.  Here are a few of their answers… Why do you volunteer? To have fun. To make positive use of some idle time in your life, and use some of the skills you have

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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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