Membership Subscriptions Due

We would like to take the opportunity to remind our members that membership subscriptions are due on the Wednesday the 1st of May 2019. For members who have a Direct Debit Authority lodged with the Squadron, your subscriptions will be automatically direct debited on Friday the 3rd of May 2019. If you are unsure whether you
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Sail Cruising Group Additional Easter Cruise

Hi Fellow Cruisers, With some of our group heading off on the “official” Easter cruise to Lord Howe Island next week, we have added an additional cruise for those of us not going. The cruise will be to Mooloolaba over the Easter long weekend. It is understood that some cruisers will also take the opportunity
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Consider Sailing Lasers at RQYS

Saturday 13th April is the RQYS squadron sunset for this season.  In the weeks preceding the event, sailors reflect on the season and consider what boats they will sail in the forthcoming year.  Many keep to their existing class, however many juniors proceed to intermediate and adult classes, with boats of all types changing hands.
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“The Cure” Wins Through Consistency

2018/19 Etchells Brisbane Wrap and The Rise of RQYS Etchells Brisbane Youth Team Raymond Smith lead his team, from RPYC/RFBYC, of David Clark, Alan Smith and local (RQYS junior) Mitch Luxton, on “The Cure”, with a 1,1,3, (DNF),1 for a total of 6 points to win the 2019 Etchells Brisbane Fleet Championships at Royal Queensland
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Brisbane Etchells Youth Team is Born!

The 2019 Etchells Brisbane Fleet Championships have been run and won last weekend. Of note is the 6th place team, sailing Rogue, of Mitchell Miller, Lachlan Prentice, Samantha Costin and Cooper Richmond. These four sailors make up the initial Youth Team from Etchells Brisbane. From great things, better things follow. From all reports and competitors
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2019 NSW Optimist State Titles

2019 NSW State Titles This weekend some of our RQYS sailors headed down to Gosford for the NSW state titles.  For my brother and I this was our 1st major regatta and we enjoyed spending time with more experienced sailors both from RQYS and other clubs. Gosford was a great location to sail.  In total
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Etchells Youth Program is now a reality!

Etchells Youth Program a reality! It has been a long term goal of the Brisbane Etchells Fleet at RQYS to initiate a Youth Program and to identify and nurture youth within the class for the benefit of those participating in the program, the Etchells at RQYS, Nationally and beyond. Although this has been just an
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Sail Cruising Group Trip Report 23rd & 24th March 2019

Due to expected unfavourable overnight weather conditions on Saturday, Plan A, the cruise to The Sandhills on Moreton island, was changed to Plan B, Horseshoe Bay on Peel Island. Plan B turned out to be a great choice of anchorage. The weather and conditions were perfect for the Plastic Bottle Model Yacht Race (with craft
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