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June 07, 2024
Sailing the Waves of Europe: Brayden and Ashlee’s Journey Through International Competitions

AUS 33 Mixed 470 Helm By Ashlee Daunt   After 9 weeks away, Brayden and I have returned from our European adventure proud and excited with the list of learnings […]

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Addison Lester Sailing Team Nacra Eurpoean Championships Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
May 09, 2024
Bilston Lester Sailing Team Finish 5th Overall & 3rd U19 in 2024 Nacra 15 Open European Championships in Cagliari Sardinia, Italy

Learning, improving, having fun & meeting new people…  a recipe for success! By Kris Bilston & Addison Lester. Last week, we were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to compete […]

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Rory Meehan RQYS Windsurfer Competing at the 2024 Princess Sofia in Mallorca Spain, Tight turns around a marker
May 09, 2024
Rory Meehan – Places Mid Fleet and 2nd Australian at Princess Sofia in Mallorca, Spain 2024

Taking the learnings of International Regattas in pursuit of chasing his dreams I arrived in Mallorca on the 22nd of March and settled in quickly with the 8 other Australian […]

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Iona QUSSA Open Team Sailing State Championships
May 02, 2024
Iona Take First Place at the QUSSA open Team Sailing State Championships

Congratulations to Iona 1 for taking out 1st place at the QLD University and School Sailing Association (QUSSA) Open Team Sailing State Championships. It was a regatta well sailed by […]

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Joseph Folley First International Windsurfing Competition at Palma
May 02, 2024
RQYS Windsurfer Joseph Folley’s First International Racing Experience

Rising to the Challenge: Jo’s Journey from Palma to Hyeres and Beyond Competing at Palma this year as my first overseas competition was bound to be a challenge as it […]

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April 18, 2024
Frances Finishes Off Her Month Competing in Spain

I know I keep on saying this, but every event I have done whilst competing in Europe, has had a more and more impressive fleet. A week after the Europa […]

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QLD Laser State Titles Lake Cootharaba 2024 WInner Presentations
April 11, 2024
QLD Laser State Titles – RQYS Dominate Lake Cootharaba

The recent Queensland State Laser Titles held over the weekend at Lake Cootharaba showcased a remarkable display of sailing expertise by members of the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron (RQYS). Across […]

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February 15, 2024
Sailing Legends Rise at the Adelaide ILCA Master Worlds

Adelaide ILCA Master Worlds 2024: Sailing Legends Rise By Adrian Finglas Images by: @Down Under Sail The azure waters of Adelaide, Australia, played host to the 2024 ILCA Master Worlds, a […]

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Mara Stransky - VIC State Champs
December 07, 2023
From Tricky Shifts to Strong Southerlies: VIC States 2023 and Sail Melbourne 2023

VIC States 2023 was sailed in typical Melbourne weather which called into question the sun’s existence. This weekend had a record number of entries, with 109 lasers competing over all […]

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ICLA Metro Champs at RQYS sailing
November 23, 2023
Metropolitan Championships 2023 at RQYS

Metropolitan Championships at RQYS Ahoy all QLA members. Last weekend we held our Metropolitan Championships at RQYS. It was a great regatta with fun but challenging conditions and close racing. […]

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Schools Racing OTB Final 2023
November 23, 2023
Thrilling Finale: Recap of the Last Day of School Teams Racing Term 4

The curtains closed on the School Teams Racing Term 4 with a spectacular grand finale, marking the end of an exciting term on the water. The day kicked off with […]

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Schools racing at RQYS Iona
November 09, 2023
Schools Racing – Team Iona White outperforms long-standing champions

Day 1 of Term 4 Schools Teams racing defied the gloomy forecast, delivering a thrilling day of sailing action. The rain turned out to be a blessing in disguise, taming […]

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