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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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February 22, 2024
OK Dinghy Nationals 2024

This week RQYS hosted a group of single-handed OK dinghy sailors battling the conditions of Waterloo Bay Chop for the National OK Dinghy Championships, a three-day event with 90 boats. […]

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Brayden and Ashlee Daunt of RQYS
February 21, 2024
Ashlee and Brayden Secure Top 3 Finish in Mixed Class 470 – LA2028 Here We Come!

Grinding Back To The Top! By Ashlee Daunt, AUS 33 Mixed 470 Helm Images by Beau Otteridge / Sail Sydney 2023   As a sibling duo in the Mixed 470 […]

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Making Waves with Rob Brownie OAM
February 01, 2024
Making Waves – “Go Sailing Day with Rob Brown OAM”

Following on from a successful fundraising night for Making Waves, Rob Brown, renowned sailor and RQYS Business Development Manager, honoured his commitment to go sailing with the highest bidder on […]

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Australia Day at RQYS Biggest Tosser Trophey
February 01, 2024
Australia Day 2024 – RQYS Biggest Thong Tosser Perpetual Trophy

After a tense week of watching the radar and cyclone activity, the weather gods were smiling on us for our Australia Day activities and the RQYS annual Thong Toss Championship. […]

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NACRA Nationals 2023 2024 Racing
February 01, 2024
One and Two for RQYS Sailors Kris & Addison at the NACRA Nationals 2023/2024

How good was that!! NACRA NATIONALS 2023/2024 REGATTA MATCH REPORT Over the new year, many of our RQYS Nacra Sailors headed down to Lake Macquarie in NSW for a big […]

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January 29, 2024
“Missed it by THAT much!” ~ fickle winds foil Frances

First-hand report by Frances Beebe “The 2024 New Zealand ILCA National Championships were held on 18th-21st January in very sunny conditions on Napier’s Hawke Bay. With 47 boats in the […]

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January 25, 2024
Belmont Crew Seals Victory in Epic Showdown at the Allen Flying Eleven National Championships

Allen Flying Eleven National Championship for 2024: Report By Mick Patrick – Qld Flying 11 President   Last week The Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron hosted the Allen Flying Eleven National […]

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January 19, 2024
Six in a row for Mack One at Nash Advisory VX One Nationals 2024

The formidable AUS332 Mack One crew of Ben Franklin, Alan Moffat and Josh Franklin have claimed a sixth straight national title at Royal Brighton Yacht Club. They clinched the win […]

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2024 Oceania & Australian ILCA Open & Youth Championships Day 02
January 18, 2024
2024 Oceania & Australian ILCA Open & Youth Championships Wrap Up

“It’s never like this here.” By Frances Beebe. I know this is a common saying at every event, but this held true at the 2024 Oceania & Australian ILCA Open […]

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RQYS Team Make History at the 2024 Laser Nationals in Adelaide
January 15, 2024
RQYS Sailors Make History at the 2024 Laser Nationals in Adelaide

By Adrian Finglass History in the Making  In an epic display of skill and determination, over 30 RQYS Laser members embarked on a journey to Adelaide for the Laser Nationals […]

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