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January 04, 2024
51st Australian Hobie Nationals report Part 1

  The 51st Australian Hobie Cat National Championships has been an event of all seasons. Day 1 had light conditions with soaring temperatures in the mid-thirties. The race committee did […]

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Wednesday Afternoon GO Sailing
January 04, 2024
WAGS Report 03-01-2024 – BRAVO Reverse: a course of many winds

WIND:  0-20-22 kn / E – SSE TIDE: H @ 13:59 COURSE: BRAVO Reverse NUMBER OF BOATS: 28 It may have been the impending squalls or the threat of wind […]

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Wednesday Afternoon GO Sailing
December 21, 2023
WAGS Report 20-12-23 – Kerumba Faces Mast Loss, but True Sailing Spirit Shines Through

WIND: NE-ENE-10-20 KNOTS TIDE: H@15.20 COURSE: LIMA NUMBER OF BOATS: 54 The afternoon didn’t turn out quiet like expected. Firstly, there was a little more breeze than forecast, secondly there […]

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December 19, 2023
Sail Sydney 2023: ASS Girls Triumph in Varied Conditions at Oceania Olympic Qualifier

Sail Sydney 2023 was generally light and shifty but ultimately had something of everything! As this was an Oceania Olympic Qualifier, classes were separated between the Olympic classes and invited […]

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Race On Sail Brisbane
December 14, 2023
Sail Brisbane – quite possibly the best Sail Brisbane ever!

The weather set the stage for an exhilarating two days of racing at the 2023 Sail Brisbane. With a fleet of over 200 boats navigating three distinct courses, the bay […]

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Wednesday Afternoon GO Sailing
December 14, 2023
WAGS Report 13-12-23 – Unpredictable Winds and Nail-Biting Finishes

WIND: NNE-E-7-14 KNOTS TIDE: L@ 16:26 COURSE: Echo NUMBER OF BOATS: 46 Another fantastic fleet turned up for another fantastic afternoon of sailing. Conditions out on the bay have been […]

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Honiara Pacific Games - Jarrod Jones
December 11, 2023
Jarrod Jones Clinches Bronze in Thrilling Pacific Games Showdown

A Glimpse into the Multisport Event in Honiara By Jarrod Jones   Over the past two weeks I have been lucky enough to experience and compete in the 2023 Pacific […]

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Wednesday Afternoon GO Sailing
December 07, 2023
WAGS Report 6-12-23 – If you thought last week was good, this week was even better!

WIND: N-NE-10-14 Knots TIDE: H@ 16:00 COURSE: Delta NUMBER OF BOATS: 48 Another amazing Wednesday arvo just made for sailing. If you thought last week was good, this week was […]

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RQYS Sailors at Sail Melbourne 2023
December 07, 2023
RQYS Represents!! – Sail Melbourne 2023

16 of our RQYS members competed in the Sail Melbourne event held at Royal Brighton Yacht Club that was held across 4 days from Thursday December 30th to Sunday 3rd […]

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Mara Stransky - VIC State Champs
December 07, 2023
From Tricky Shifts to Strong Southerlies: VIC States 2023 and Sail Melbourne 2023

VIC States 2023 was sailed in typical Melbourne weather which called into question the sun’s existence. This weekend had a record number of entries, with 109 lasers competing over all […]

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Gumdale State School Regatta Sailing at RQYS
November 30, 2023
Grade 6 – Gumdale State School Regatta

In a spectacular two-day showcase of maritime skill, the sixth-grade students of Gumdale State School recently navigated Manly waters with finesse during a thrilling regatta, bringing an exciting close to […]

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Wednesday Afternoon GO Sailing
November 30, 2023
WAGS Report 29-11-23 – The good old Brissy nor’easter!

WIND: N-NE-8-16 Knots TIDE: H@ 17:17 COURSE: Echo NUMBER OF BOATS: 40 I mentioned to the crowd at presentation that if you could hand pick wind conditions, sea state and […]

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