July 05, 2018

The RQYS Cruising and Navigation Presentation Dinner was held in Flags on the 29th June and was a great night. Below are the recipients of the 2018 awards and photos of the night.

Major awards for 2018

  • Cruise of Merit: Michael Thurston – Drina
  • Power Cruiser of the Year: Gavin Smith & Wendy MacDonald – Meleleuka
  • Sail Cruiser of the Year: Rod & Jenny Stewart – Dawn’s Light
  • Powerboater of the Year: Chris Tyquin – Lucinda Bay

Power Cruising Group

  • Rookie Powerboat Cruiser: Wayne Rashleigh – Lady Penelope.
  • Best Cruise: Anthony & Michelle Lawrence – In The Black.

Sailing Cruising Group

  • Best Cruise Organisers: Craig & Kerry Margetts – Scarlett
  • Most Improved Cruiser: Lanaia Donkin – Expresso
  • Most Enthusiastic & Determined Cruisers: Irwin & Ilse Bejsta – Moonglade

Navigation Season Champions

  • Traditional: Chris Tyquin – Lucinda Bay
  • GPS: P/Cdr Denis Land – North Light

The Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron gratefully acknowledges the support of its Sponsors and Perpetual Trophy donors throughout the 2017/18 Season.

Big thanks to P/Cdr Ian Threlfall for making the introductions and it was fantastic to have R/Cdr David Redfern making the presentations.

Powerboat Chairman Mick Atkinson.

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