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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 […]

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 […]

Francess Beebe at ICLA Under 21 World Championships. Photo by Prow Media
November 02, 2023
The world’s at her fingertips: A remarkable year for our RQYS ILCA 6 Sailor Frances Beebe

2023 has been a massive year! I have had the opportunity to travel to Germany and Poland to compete in the Kieler Woche regattas, ILCA Youth Worlds and the ILCA […]

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October 01, 2020
QLD Youth Championships

We would like to congratulate every sailor who represented RQYS at the QLD Youth Championships and Coaching Clinic.  With over 120 sailors from all parts of Queensland taking part, what […]

July 16, 2020
Back on the water at RQYS – QLD Youth Week(end)

The Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron capitalised on the recent easing of Queensland COVID restrictions and immediately rebooted the sailing calendar the next day, Saturday 11 July 2020. Events kicked off […]

April 28, 2020
Building a Culture of “Safety First”

by Chris Morgan, Senior Equipment Auditor (Queensland), Australian Sailing Thank you to the owners and skippers who have arranged to have their boats audited this season in accordance with the […]

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August 15, 2019
Upcoming Club Racing Series

Get your entries in now for the PreSeason Handicap Series for Off the Beach Classes (17 – 24 August 2019) and the 135th Sailing Season (31 August 2019 – April […]

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February 09, 2019
Schools Racing Recommencing 10 February 2019

Welcome back School Sailors! Schools Fleet and Teams Racing will recommence again tomorrow, on 10/02/2019, with Fleets Racing in the morning and then Teams Racing in the afternoon. A great […]

November 08, 2018
Keep it up Luke and Rory!

Well done to RQYouthSquad Flying 11 sailors Luke Rogers and Rory Meehan who competed at the first round of the NSW Championships at Vaucluse. The boys currently sit 5th overall […]

October 31, 2018
Queensland Sabre Championships

Five RQYS members competed in the Queensland Sabre Championships at Cleveland Yacht Club last weekend. John Campbell, with 6 straight wins, won in very tricky conditions. Keith Wilson, John Simmers, […]

October 25, 2018
New Caledonian Champions! Thanks to McGrath!

RQYouthSquad sailors Ashlee Daunt and Tom Needham (member of the Queensland Academy of Sport) have won all but two races to secure the event after a range of conditions in Noumea. […]

October 21, 2018
Going into Day 1 of the 2018 Etchells World Championships

Its Game Day! Race 1 of the 2018 Etchells World Championship is on from midday today, and the atmosphere in the boat park is one of keen readiness. Good luck […]