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Radial ‘Mates’ To Thrash It Out At Australian Youth Championships

Source:   | Photo: Ash Brunning   Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron’s 2016 Youth Sailor of the Year, Tom Needham, is treating the upcoming Australian Youth Championships at his home club as a chance to add to his rapidly growing sailing knowledge. But, with this being his last youth regatta, he has in mind some lofty goals. Needham

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Optimist Closing Ceremony Tomorrow!

The Gill 2018 Australian Optimist Championships wrap up tomorrow afternoon, with the Italian themed closing ceremony taking place from 1600 to 2200. We’re expecting 1,000 youth sailors and accompanying family members celebrating their successes in the Squadron at this time, as such there will be limited access to the Squadron Pavilion. The Clubhouse Pavilion (Bar,

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Manly Marine Radio On-Call at RQYS in 2018

Following its relocation to the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron Marine Radio Manly is back on deck after the Christmas New Year period traditionally covered by Coast Guard Brisbane and the other Coast Guard and Volunteer Rescue units around the Central Moreton Bay area. Communications Officer Jack Kennedy says that with their new computer based operating

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Farewell Past Commodore Cavill

UPDATE: Members are invited to attend the funeral service of Past Commodore & Life Member Greg Cavill to be held at 11am on Thursday 4th January 2018 at St Augustine’s Church, Charlton Street, Hamilton. By request of the Commodore

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ENVY Scooters Beachball 52 crosses Sydney to Hobart finish line!

Envy Scooters Sailing Team  crossing the finishing line in Hobart, image thanks to one of our Volunteers, Don, who is down spectating. Well done to Vice Commodore Barry Cuneo and his team!

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Wild Oats XI takes Sydney to Hobart Line Honours

Super-Maxi Wild Oats XI has taken line honours in the 2017  Rolex Sydney Hobart RQYS’s own  Black Jack Yachting  started in an exceptional position, taking off from the start line at near perfect timing and being first out of Sydney harbour after squeezing Comanche out of the lead. After a run-in between Comanche and Wild Oats XI, the two quickly caught

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Super Maxi Camaraderie

What a great sporting act from the team on  Black Jack Yachting . In the spirit of Christmas the team have lent assistance to ensure their rivals  Wild Oats XI  will make the Boxing Day start line. With so much competition coming up over the next 4 weeks, both at the Squadron and Squadron members competing elsewhere its important to remember

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RQYS: Strong Representation at the Sydney to Hobart

It is one of the largest RQYS and Queensland entry lists for many years in the  Rolex Sydney Hobart , and we wish all of our sailors the best of luck! You can look before for the links to each Squadron boats race profile listed here alphabetically. Black Jack Yachting : Owned by Peter Harburg, skippered by Mark Bradford Charlie’s Dream:

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Manly Summer of Sailing Starts Today!

We hope all our members, guests and visitors had a wonderful Christmas yesterday. The good times keep rolling today, with the start of our Manly Summer of Sailing! Make the most of your regatta experience by staying informed and being prepared on and off the water. Follow the Squadron’s Facebook page: and check the website

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Great Squadron performance at Sail Sydney

Well done to all sailors at Sail Sydney. In particular Ashleigh Swadling and George Morton for taking 1st place in the Nacra15. For all the competitors returning home in preparations for the upcoming Manly Summer of Sailing, we wish you all the best of luck. Check out our Facebook to watch an interview with Ash and

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