June 13, 2018

All Welcome! Bring your Colleagues, Friends and Family to our RQYS Open Day!

The Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron has a multitude of sailing, sailing academy, hospitality and marina services available for the benefit of our Members! The Squadron can cater to everything from sail racing, sail and power cruising and learning to sail; to berthing, boat storage and vessel maintenance; and even to birthdays, conferencing and corporate events. There is something for everyone here at RQYS, and we encourage our members, their guests and our bona fide visitors to make the most of the facilities, services and opportunities available at the Squadron. 

RQYS will be hosting an Open Day on Sunday 17 June 2018, 9:00am – 5:00pm. 

There will be plenty of opportunities for members, guests and bona fide visitors to explore the diversity of on-shore and on-water services, resources and opportunities available at the Squadron; including:

  • Booked Out! Sailing Experiences on the brand new Far East 28R (half hourly & very limited spaces available, by registration only – see below)
  • A Marina & Yard Festival featuring safety demonstrations and trade specials
    • 15% off Travel-lifts at RQYS when registering on the day – valid for three months! 
    • Gas Bottle Refill Specials: up to 5.2kg = $10 / over 5.2kg = 15. Plus, concierge service to and from boats only $20! 
    • Pay for 9, Stay for 12 hardstand and trailerable boat storage deal
  • A Cocktail Party with a free drink on arrival and nibbles! 
    • Tours of RQYS’s Clubhouse and Function Facilities 
    • Live music 
    • Opportunities to talk to Squadron groups about Membership, Donations, Cruising, Volunteering, Radio and more! 
    • Jumping Castle on the Main Rigging Lawn from 12pm until 4pm
    • Kids movies in the Auditorium from 2pm

Major Sponsors Yachtshare and Multihull Central have joined the party, generously offering the following experiences on their vessels:

Click on the thumbnails for more information about each boat! 

RQYS Yachtshare Hanse 505
Yachtshare Hanse 505
RQYS Yachtshare Aquila 44
Yachtshare Aquila 44
RQYS Multihull Central Corsair 760
Multihull Central Corsair 760
RQYS Multihull Central Aquila 36
Multihull Central Aquila 36 






  • Booked Out! Yachtshare Sailing Morning Adventure on the Hanse 505 (09:00 – 12:00) Register your interest below to be added to the wait list and / or to organise another day and time!
  • Yachtshare Harbour Tours on the Aquila 44 (Hourly)
  • Multihull Central Sailing Experience on the Corsair 760 (Hourly)
  • Multihull Central Sailing Experience on the Seawind 1260 (2 Hourly)

There are limited places available, so please register your attendance below and the Squadron will contact you with available times for the experiences! 

We have the following trades confirmed for the Marina & Yard Festival; come down and check out what is on offer! 

  • Sicada Fire & Safety 
    • Fire Extinguisher Demonstrations at 11:00am and 1:00pm 
    • Free Fire Extinguisher Servicing to RQYS Members 
    • Advise on Smoke Alarms and other fire systems 
    • Discounted Fire Extinguisher replacements 
    • 20% discounted Fire Service Inspections for RQYS Member Vessels 
    • Free quotations available 
  • Queensland Maritime Training Services / Safe Boating 
    • Smoke and Handheld Red Flares Demonstrations at 1200pm 
    • 10% discount on Safe Boating products / programs when registering on the day!
      Including Safety At Sea course, perfect for offshore racing like the Brisbane to Keppel! 
    • Navigator Table, Charts and Digital Chart Plotter Demonstrations
    • Joe Duck Training Vessel & Life Raft on Display 
  • Professional Boat Care 
    • Boat polishing demonstrations at 10:30am and 11:30am! 
  • Ray White Marine
  • Seadog Marine 
  • Electech 
  • Scotty’s Mobile Marine
  • Queensland Yacht Sales
  • PMK Mobile Marine Services
  • Trymax Marine & Marine Radio Manly
  • Rope Solutions Rigging Services & Which Winch
  • Aquasure Marine

Watch this space for the agenda and updates as details are confirmed!

Please complete the form below to Register your interest!
Or email publications@rqys.com.au directly. 

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