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June 13, 2024
VX One Winter Nationals Wrap Up

Re-cap by Hayden Barney The 2024 VxOne Winter Nationals saw 21 teams hit the water at Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron for some highly competitive, shifty, and cold winters racing. The […]

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Eastcoast Championship Georges Foot Sailing Club 2024
June 12, 2024
Clean Sweep for RQYS ICLA4 Squad Members at East Coast Championships

Georges River 16 Foot Sailing Club Three RQYS ILCA4 squad members ventured down to Georges River to compete last weekend at the East Coast Championship. Saturday proved to be quite […]

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Brisbane to Hamilton Island Yacht Race 2023 Start
June 12, 2024
72 Hours Free Berthing – and a nod to the Whales

The Yacht Sales Co. Brisbane to Hamilton Island Yacht Race will now offer 72 hours of complimentary berthing to all competitors and is adapting their race course to be friendly […]

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May 23, 2024
PIF Charity Regatta Raises $138,000 for Homeless Youth

On Friday May 17 The Squadron hosted The Property Industry Foundations Charity Regatta for the 10th year. Our fleet of 44 yachts and two spectator boats took over 400 people […]

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May 23, 2024
Past Commodores Cup 2024 Navigation event

Past Commodores Cup Navigation Event Draws 17 Vessels for a 10nm Challenge Around Green Island   The Past Commodores Cup Navigation event was held last weekend on the 18th May […]

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April 10, 2024
RQYS Youth Sailors Jackson, Madison & Ruby Carter Compete in Lake Garda

Lake Garda ILCA Youth Easter Meeting 2024 By Jackson Black Last week, my sister Maddison, Ruby Carter, and myself, were lucky enough to head to Lake Garda for the annual […]

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Clubs Queensland Awards 2024 RQYS Team accepting their award
March 20, 2024
RQYS Wins 2024 QLD Club of the Year “Non Gaming”

The Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron is celebrating today for taking out the title of “Club of the Year, Non Gaming” at the Clubs Queensland Keno & CQ Awards for Excellence […]

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March 18, 2024
RQYS Sailors Frances Beebe and Mara Stransky battle it out for the ILCA Europa Cup in Spain

European weather came with vengeance, both RQYS Sailors Frances Beebe and Mara Stransky battle it out in Spain. By Frances Beebe The Europa Cup in Spain was a three-day event […]

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OK Dinghy 2024 World Champion Nick Craig Great Brittan
March 07, 2024
Record breaking 2024 Tan Lines OK Dinghy World Championship

Record breaking 2024 Tan Lines OK Dinghy World Championship in Brisbane By Robert Deaves (Original story posted on https://2024.okworlds.org/record-breaking-2024-tan-lines-ok-dinghy-world-championship#more-588) Photos by Robert Deaves The 2024 Tan Lines OK Dinghy World […]

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Wally Lewis with Brisbane to Hamilton Island Race Director Mark Gallagher
March 01, 2024
Wally Lewis Appointed Race Ambassador for The Yacht Sales Co. Brisbane to Hamilton Yacht Race – Entries NOW Open

Wally Lewis Appointed Race 2024 Ambassador for The Iconic “Brisbane to Hamilton Island” Yacht Race! Entries Now Open Last year we were honoured with the presence of first-time sailor, Wally […]

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February 29, 2024
12 Sailors from RQYS competing in the OK Dinghy Nationals

RQYS has 12 sailors competing in the Tan Lines OK Dinghy World Championships at the Club this week, and after 4 days of action Brett Whitbread is leading our Club […]

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February 29, 2024
Frances Beebe Mixing It With The Best At The Portugal Grand Prix

I have recently embarked on my three-month trip to Europe to continue training and competing against the international fleet. I have begun this trip by spending three weeks in Vilamoura […]

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