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Queensland Women's Week Grants 2017

Queensland Women's Week Grants 2017more

Bravo, 'Robbo' wins Cabbage Tree Island Race

by Di Pearson
Bravo, 'Robbo' wins Cabbage Tree Island Racemore

Australian Sports Foundation

Australian Sports Foundationmore

Southport Yacht Club wins prestigious Goodwill Cup

by Bronwen Hemmings
Southport Yacht Club wins prestigious Goodwill Cupmore

Mathew Belcher OAM Guest Speaker at Southport Yacht Club Charity Sailing Day 2016

by Bronwen Hemmings
Mathew Belcher OAM Guest Speaker at Southport Yacht Club Charity Sailing Day 2016more

Around Australia Yacht Race - Full steam ahead

by Sail World (Ian Thomson)
Around Australia Yacht Race - Full steam aheadmore

18ft Skiffs - Alf Beashel Memorial Trophy

by Sail World ( by Frank Quealey)
18ft Skiffs - Alf Beashel Memorial Trophymore

Olympic Gold Medallist Mathew Belcher to mentor Southport Yacht Club Junior Sailors!

by Bronwen Hemmings
Olympic Gold Medallist Mathew Belcher to mentor Southport Yacht Club Junior Sailors!more

New Caledonia Groupama Race

by Groupama
New Caledonia Groupama Race - A record for monohulls!more

Etchells Worlds - Bertrand wins second world title, USA wins Silver

by by Louay Habib on 11 Sep
Etchells Worlds - Bertrand wins second world title, USA wins Silvermore

TWW Sail Cairns Regatta brings the best of sailing to town

by Sam Fermo
TWW Sail Cairns Regatta brings the best of sailing to townmore

Frantically finding a new boat for the Pittwater to Southport race

by Lisa Ratcliff
Frantically finding a new boat for the Pittwater to Southport racemore

Final day at Sealink Magnetic Island Race Week

by Di Pearson
Final day at Sealink Magnetic Island Race Weekmore

Light win a boon for Jimmy’s Ghost at Sealink Magnetic Island Race Week

by Di Pearson
Light win a boon for Jimmy’s Ghost at Sealink Magnetic Island Race Weekmore

TWW Sail Cairns Regatta 2016

by Sam Fermo
TWW SAIL CAIRNS REGATTA 2016 is on again!
Now in our second year, proudly hosted by the Cairns Yacht Club and the Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron.more

2016 Sealink Magnetic Island Raceweek

by Copyright 2016 Sealink Magnetic Island Race Week, All rights reserved.
Only 8 days till the start of the 2016 Sealink Magnetic Island Race Week.more

Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2016

by Dale Lorimer
Day 1 of Audi Hamilton Race Week 2016 provided the first opportunity for Wild Oats XI and Scallywag to go head-to-head on an inshore race course.more

Special trophies awarded at Airlie Beach Race Week

by Di Pearson (photos by Andrea Francolini/ABRW )
Airlie Beach Race Week came to an end with the official prize giving, held at Whitsunday Sailing Club where special prizes were awarded, including the Boss Hog Trophy.more

Rio 2016- Wacky winds on Monday and a bumper schedule on Tuesday

by Sail World Australia
Rio 2016- Wacky winds on Monday and a bumper schedule on Tuesdaymore

The best day yet at Whitsunday Sailing Club’s signature event, Airlie Beach Race Week

by Di Pearson
The best day yet at Whitsunday Sailing Club’s signature event, Airlie Beach Race Weekmore

Rio 2016 sailing comes alive on 'Brutal Thursday'

by Sail-World Australia
In what has become known as 'Brutal Thursday', the Finns and 470s raced on the Copacabana and Niterói ocean course areas, outside of Guanabara Bay in huge waves. Is was deemed that the Nacra 17s would have found the conditions too difficult to sail in so they were moved to the Ponte course near the bridge across the Bay.more

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2016: Musto joins Magnetic Island Race Week

by Terri Mitchell (photo - John De Rooy)
SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2016: Musto joins Magnetic Island Race Weekmore

2016 JUPITERS PAN PACIFIC MASTERS GAMES ENTRIES ARE OPEN

It is coming back to the Gold Coast again! The Jupiters Pan Pacific Masters Games, including sailing which re-emerged on the Event calendar in 2014 at Paradise Point Sailing Club.more

Too close to call for Olympic debutants

by by Richard Aspland
The Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition will welcome the new, fast and intense 49erFX and over the Rio 2016 cycle, the Women's Skiff has not failed to disappoint.more

Australian Sailing congratulates Olympic Officials

Australian Sailing congratulates Olympic Officialsmore

Skip Lissiman to head-up Australian Sailing’s Youth Advisory Panel

Skip Lissiman to head-up Australian Sailing’s Youth Advisory Panelmore

Australians ready for 4.7 World Championships in Kiel

The 2016 Laser 4.7 World Championships begin racing today Tuesday 2 July in Kiel, Germany with 16 representatives from Australia competing.more

The battle of Brisbane is approaching fast

by Lulu Rsoeman
The battle of Brisbane is approaching fast. Entries in the 2016 Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Race have now closed and the fleet stands at 36 with 35 monohulls and just one single multihull.more

CYCA Land Rover Gold Coast Race

by Sail World
CYCA Land Rover Gold Coast Racemore

Laser Radial Worlds

by Ray Gordon
Laser Radial Worlds - USA wins Boys, Australia wins Girls at Dun Laoghmore

Airlie Beach Race Week: Sports Boats help boost numbers

by Di Pearson
Entries for Airlie Beach Race Week close in nine days, and boat owners continue to pledge their support for the popular Whitsundays event, with 113 entered as of today, including a boost in sports boat numbers that have helped surpass last year’s 104 starters.more

Sailing World Cup Melbourne 2016

Invited and Youth class sailors planning to take part in the 2016 Sailing World Cup Final can enter online today via www.sailingworldcupmelbourne.com.more

New Caledonia Groupama Race

Maxi yachts and a change of scenery around the world’s largest lagoonmore

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2016: Epic birthday adventure for IRC contender

by Tracey Johnstone
SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2016: Epic birthday adventure for IRC contendermore

Evans Long 20th Etchells Australasian Championship

by Tracey Johnstone
Evans Long 20th Etchells Australasian Championship:Battle to the end in wild conditionsmore

10th SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2016

by Tracey Johnstone
10th SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2016more

Evans Long 20th Etchells Australasian Championship 2016

by Tracey Johnstone
Evans Long 20th Etchells Australasian Championship 2016more

YACHTING AUSTRALIA EMBARKS ON A NAME CHANGE

YACHTING AUSTRALIA EMBARKS ON A NAME CHANGE TO AUSTRALIAN SAILINGmore

Airlie Beach Race Week on course for record-breaking year

by Di Pearson, ABRW media
Unprecedented early entries, among them Karl Kwok’s Beau Geste from Hong Kong.more

2016 WORLD SAILING YOUTH MATCH RACING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

by Laurence Bouchet
The 2016 World Sailing Youth Match Racing Championships will take place in Noumea, New Caledonia from 14th to 18th June.more

Stefan’s makes the biggest-ever Gold Coast International Marine Expo

Flourishing marine marque Stefan Boating World will open the doors of its massive showroom for a giant Super Showcase of over a hundred brand-new boats as part of the award-winning Gold Coast International Marine Expo from May 19-22 2016.more

10th SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2016: performance handicap equaliser

by Tracey Johnstone
SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2016: performance handicap equalisermore

Mooloolaba Etchells partner with new venue owner for 20th anniversary regatta

by Tracey Johnstone
New owners of The Wharf Mooloolaba precinct, Evans Long, have reinforced their support of tenant Mooloolaba Yacht Club and its largest annual event.more

A Revival of One of Australia's Greatest Sailing Regattas

by Kerry Teed - Sunshine Coast Yacht Club
The Sunshine Coast Yacht Club (SCYC) has revived the event, with the Regatta to be held in the sparkling coastal waters off the Sunshine Coast between Noosa and Caloundra during August.more

America’s Cup Regatta can deliver millions of dollars for the Gold Coast over the long term

by Bronwen Hemmings
The staging of a spectacular America’s Cup preview regatta on the Gold Coast in February next year would create a long-term, multi-million dollar boost to the region’s economy according to the commodore of Southport Yacht Club, Phil Short.more

SYC SUCCESS AT THE 2016 QUEENSLAND F18 STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

by Bronwen Hemmings
Held at Lake Cootharaba over the Easter long weekend, Southport Yacht Club sailors Chris Noyes and Joe Sabin competed against Queensland’s finest catamaran sailors to be crowned the 2016 Queensland F18 State Title Champions.more

10th SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2016: Dual Magnetic Island winner declares title defence a

by Tracey Johnstone
World, national and Magnetic Island Race Week champion Peter Sorensen has declared he is heading back to the scene of his last Queensland regatta win, the 2015 SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week.more

Defending champion to return for EvansLong 20th anniversary Etchells Australasians Championship

by Tracey Johnstone
The Etchells Australasians Championships’ first female winning skipper, Jeanne-Claude Strong, has committed to return in June with her Yandoo XX team in the hope of defending her 2015 title and create another historic class victory.more

Sail Mooloolaba Match Racing Championship invites open, youth and women’s teams

by Tracey Johnstone
This year’s Sail Mooloolaba Match Racing Championship is open to Australian and international teams in the Open, Youth and Women’s categories.more

Annual Queensland Yachting Awards 2016

by Jaime-Lee Thomasson
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015/2016 Queensland Yachting Awards as the financial year is coming to a close.more

Queensland Entrepreneurs’ Quest for the Cup

Three renowned Queensland identities – each a pioneer and internationally recognised in his area of expertise – have teamed up to head a bid to bring the America’s Cup downunder.more

Entry open for 20th anniversary Etchells Australasians Championship

by Tracey Johnstone
Entries are now being accepted for the 20th anniversary of the Etchells Australasian Championship which will be conducted by Mooloolaba Yacht Club.more

CLUB GETS INNOVATIVE TO WIN STATE AWARDS

by Bronwen Hemmings
Southport Yacht Club Inc had wind in its sails at last night’s Keno & Clubs Queensland Awards for Excellence, securing awards for Best Club Innovation and the Young Manager Encouragement Award.more

KEPPEL BAY SAILING CLUB WINS STATE AWARD

by Sarah Ramsey
Keppel Bay Sailing Club last night proved too good at the Keno & Clubs Queensland Awards for Excellence, taking home the trophy for Best Sports Club.more

Mat Belcher and Will Ryan aiming for record 5th World Title at 2016 470 World Championships

by Australian Sailing Team - Newsletter
Racing at the 2016 Men’s and Women’s 470 World Championships will get underway at Club Nautico in San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina from Monday, 22 February 2016 with Australian Sailing’s four-time World Champions Mat Belcher (QLD) and Will Ryan (QLD) aiming to defend their title.more

Another Australian Championship for Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2016

by Rob Mundle
As well as hosting the Australian Yachting Championships for Grand Prix level offshore keelboats, Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2016 will be the venue for the inaugural Australian Yachting Championship for multihulls.more

Winter playground ready for Etchells sailors

by Tracey Johnstone
Where Else But Queensland is the call out to Etchells sailors to come north to enjoy the excitement of great winter racing right through from April to October 2016.more

Yachting Australia congratulates recipients of 2016 Australia Day Honours

by Yachting Australia
Yachting Australia celebrates the achievements and congratulates members of the sailing community who have been recognised in the 2016 Australia Day Honours List.more

Position Vacant at Southport Yacht Club

by Southport Yacht Club
Applications from suitably qualified persons are invited for the position of Sailing Instructor (casual) at Southport Yacht Club, located at Hollywell, Gold Coast. There are multiple positions available.more

OCEAN GEM CROWNED 2016 BARTERCARD COFFS TO PARADISE AND SAIL PARADISE OVERALL CHAMPION

by Bronwen Hemmings
With the fourth and final day of racing completed on Sunday 17th January, David Hows Beneteau 445 OCEAN GEM, along with the crew were awarded overall 2016 Bartercard Coffs to Paradise and Sail Paradise Champions.more

Position Vacant at MBBC

Applications from suitably qualified persons are invited for the position of a
Sailing Instructor (part time) at Moreton Bay Boat Club,
located in Scarborough.more

PERFECT CONDITIONS CALL FOR A GREAT START TO THE 2016 BARTERCARD SAIL PARADISE REGATTA

by Bronwen Hemmings
With perfect weather conditions blowing an average of 8 knots, today’s racing called for a fantastic day of offshore racing on the Gold Coast in the 2016 Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta.more

2016 Australian Hansa Class Championships to be held on Gold Coast

by Australian Hansa Class Association
The 2016 Australian Hansa Class Championships are being held at Gold Coast Sailing Club at Varsity Lakes over Easter from March 25th to 28th. This event incorporates the Queensland Hansa Class State Championships.more

"RUNAWAY" TAKE LINE HONOURS IN THE 2016 BARTERCARD COFFS TO PARADISE YACHT RACE

by Bronwen Hemmings
At 0059hrs this morning, Saturday 9th January 2016, Drew Carruthers’ Sayer 11, Runaway crossed the finish line to take line honours victory in the 2016 Bartercard Coffs to Paradise Yacht Race.more

2016 BARTERCARD COFFS TO PARADISE YACHT RACE POSTPONED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER

by Bronwen Hemmings
Severe weather warnings for gale force winds in the waters from Smokey Cape to Point Danger with predictions of up to 40knots wind gusts have caused the postponement of the 2016 Bartercard Coffs to Paradise Yacht Race.more

SUPER CAT ‘MOJO’ LOOMS AS RACE RECORD POTENTIAL FOR BARTERCARD COFFS TO PARADISE YACHT RACE 2016

by Bronwen Hemmings
Super Catamaran Mojo has joined the fleet for the 2016 Bartercard Coffs to Paradise Yacht Race. With conditions set to favour a fast race, Mojo will certainly give the race record a shake. Mojo is a fast racing Catamaran owned by former V8 super card driver Tony Longhurst.more

One Gold, two Silver & Nations Trophy for Australian Sailing Youth Team at 2015 Youth Sailing Worlds

by Australian Sailing - News
The Australian Sailing Youth Team (ASYT) brought in 2016 with a bang winning one gold and two silver medals at the 2015 Youth Sailing World Championships in Langkawi, Malaysia (29 December 2015 – 3 January 2016).more

New wave of Australian Sailing talent and Rio hopefuls on the podium at Sailing World Cup Melbourne

by Australian Sailing Team - Newsletter
New wave of Australian Sailing talent and Rio hopefuls on the podium at
Sailing World Cup Melbourne (9-13 December 2015)more

Expressions of Interest wanted to host 2016 events

by Jaime-Lee Thomasson
The team at YQ are currently searching for expressions of interest to run one,
or both, of the following events.
1. State Trailer Yacht Championships
2. State Youth/ Open/ Women Match Racing Championshipsmore

First sailors selected for Rio 2016 including three defending champions

by Australian Sailing Team - Newsletter
At the London 2012 Olympic Games the Sailing Section was the shining light of the Australian Olympic Team, winning three gold and one silver medal. With medalists from 2012 continuing and new crews making podiums around the world, expectations are high for another successful Olympic sailing campaign at Rio 2016.more

Inaugural Australian Yachting Championship awarded to Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2016

by Rob Mundle
The inaugural Australian Yachting Championship, which has been awarded to Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2016, will include an elite Performance Handicap division.more

Ashley Stoddart secures Rio 2016 country qualification spot for Australia at Laser Radial World...

by Australian Sailing Team - News
Australia Sailing Squad’s Ashley Stoddart (QLD) has secured Australia a spot in the women’s one-person dinghy, the Laser Radial, for the 2016 Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the 2015 Laser Radial World Championship in Al Mussanah, Oman (20-26 November 2015) over night.more

Yachting Australia and CYCA SOLAS Trusts partner on safety projects

by Yachting Australia
Yachting Australia will conduct a review into the safety practices of sailboat racing in Australia and also develop a Safety Management System Guide for Clubs utilising grants received from the CYCA SOLAS Trusts.more

Yachting Australia announces the Australian Yachting Championship

by Yachting Australia
Yachting Australia today announced a new name for what was known as the IRC Australian Championship and confirmed the locations of this premier yachting regatta for the next four years.more

Yachting Australia Annual General Meeting and Board Appointments

by Yachting Australia
The Yachting Australia Annual General Meeting was held on Friday 6 November 2015, with all State and Territory Yachting Associations represented by their Presidents. This was the first meeting held under the new constitution as a Company Limited by Guarantee.more

Belcher and Ryan lead all-star night at Yachting Australia Awards

by Australian Sailing Team - News
Fresh from their World Championship and World Cup final wins, 470 sailors Mathew Belcher (QLD) and Will Ryan (QLD) have continued their extraordinary run of success by taking out the 2015 Yachting Australia Male Sailor of the Year award.more

Welcome Aboard

by Jaime-Lee Thomasson
The Yachting Queensland board and all those who attended this year’s Annual General Meeting, on the 27 October, welcomed Tim McCall on to the Yachting Queensland Board.more

Gold medal wins for Mat Belcher / Will Ryan & Tom Burton, plus Bronze for Matt Wearn at...l

by Australian Sailing Team - News
Gold medal wins for Mat Belcher / Will Ryan & Tom Burton, plus Bronze for Matt Wearn at Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabimore

Audi for the Win!

by Claire McNamara
Yachting Queensland recently had the pleasure of meeting Bruce and Gail Absolon who had many stories to share about their recent time at the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2015.more

Queensland State Champion - a Life Member

by Yachting Queensland
Five times Queensland State Taser Champion, Peter MacGregor, was genuinely shocked as Ken Hurling (President of Yachting Queensland) presented him with Yachting Queensland life membership. The voting to accept Peter as a life member was unanimous at this year’s Annual General Meeting on the 27th of this month (October 2015). All involved agreed it could not have gone to a more deserving recipient.more

Jo Sterling secures Australia women’s windsurfing spot for Rio 2016 at RS:X World Windsurfing Champs

by Australian Sailing - News
Australian Sailing Squad’s Joanna Sterling (QLD) has qualified Australia a spot in the women’s RS:X Windsurfer class for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the RS:X World Windsurfing Championships in Al Mussanah, Oman (17-24 October 2015).more

Southport Yacht Club will host a free 'Discover Sailing Day' at...

by Bronwen Hemmings
Southport Yacht Club will host a free 'Discover Sailing Day' at the Club’s Hollywell Sail Training facility, 1 Marina Crescent, Hollywell on Sunday 15 November, 2015.more

Finalists announced for Yachting Australia Awards 2015

by Yachting Australia
Recognising the achievements and acknowledging the contribution of members of the sailing community will take place at the annual Yachting Australia Awards 2015 to be held in Sydney on Friday 6 November.more

PROPERTY INDUSTRY FOUNDATION SETS SAIL IN SAILING CUP

by Property Industry Foundation
Queensland’s property and construction leaders are invited to The Property Industry Foundation’s (PIF) annual Brisbane Charity Sailing Cup on Friday 23 October to help raise much needed funds for Brisbane’s homeless youth.more

World Champion hat-trick for Mat Belcher and Will Ryan at 470 World Championship...

by Australian Sailing Team - News
World Champion hat-trick for Mat Belcher and Will Ryan
at 470 World Championship. Carrie Smith & Jaime Ryan secure Australia Women’s 470 spot for Rio 2016.more

Townsville Community proud to be Sailors

by Jaime-Lee Thomasson
On the 26th of September Townsville Sailing club hosted the Sail Townsville Festival, sponsored by Sealink, successfully managing 62 race starts in 15 days.more

Soldiers from the 6th Combat Support Brigade based in Enoggera will spend a day sailing with...

by Bronwen Hemmings
Soldiers from the 6th Combat Support Brigade based in Enoggera will spend a day sailing with Southport Yacht Club (SYC) as part of an adventure training activity, on Thursday 22nd October 2015.more

Sail Paradise and Coffs to Paradise Race to be sponsored by Bartercard

by Bronwen Hemmings
The world’s largest trade exchange, Bartercard, has become the title sponsor for Southport Yacht Club’s signature event, Sail Paradise, as well as the Coffs to Paradise race, which starts on January 7.more

Works to ensure safety and stability of Tangalooma Wrecks

by Glenn N Hale
For more than 30 years, the Tangalooma wrecks have provided recreational boaties with a safe haven and picturesque anchorage.more

The Interclub Bay Cruise is ready to set sail!

by Interclub Bay Cruise
The Interclub Bay Cruise commences this Saturday, 19th of September through to the 26th of September and is celebrating its 40th annual cruise this year!more

Queensland’s 20th annual awards nominees announced

by Tracey Johnstone
The 20th annual awards recognise sailors, coaches, volunteers and clubs across ten categories – Male, Female, Junior, Youth, Offshore, Outstanding Services, Official, Instructor, Coach and Club, during the year July 2014 to June 2015.more

Australian sailing talent posts strong results around the world in Olympic feeder classes

by Australian Sailing - News
Three World Championship wins and strong results from others in the Australian contingents underline Australia’s future Olympic sailing potential and the current strength in the Australian Sailing Pathway as we look towards Tokyo 2020 and beyond.more

GME EPIRB Recall

by Boatsafe Training Organisation of Qld
After exhaustive testing we have identified a fault in the micropressor of certain units that effectively shuts the beacon down. We are concerned that the beacon may not work in an emergency situation.more

OPENING OF THE 69th BOATING SEASON

by Bronwen Hemmings
On Saturday, September 5, Southport Yacht Club will celebrate the opening of its 69th Boating and Sailing Season with the Club’s Annual Sail Past and Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony.more

It’s Pittwater to Coffs to Paradise in 2016

by Bronwen Hemmings
Southport Yacht Club, on the Gold Coast, is planning an appealing extension to the annual Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Race, which is scheduled to start on January 2, 2016.more

Queensland Yachting Awards

by Yachting Queensland
The Annual Queensland Yachting Awards is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever with a fantastic result of nominations.more

Southport Yacht Club Kyle O’Connell and Tom Siganto win the 2015 Zhik 29er World Championships

by Bronwen Hemmings
From Saturday 8th to Friday 14th August, Southport Yacht Club sailors Kyle O’Connell and Tom Siganto, competed against 49 other entrants to be crowned the 2015 Zhik 29er World Champions.more

Mat Belcher and Will Ryan kick off Olympic Sailing Test Event in Rio in the lead

by Australian Sailing Team
Racing got underway at the Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2015 in Rio de Janeiro over the week-end with Olympic gold medallist Mat Belcher (QLD) and Will Ryan (QLD) winning the first race of the regatta and adding a sixth place to put them in the overall lead after day one of the event.more

Southport Yacht Club crews finish with impressive results at Airlie Beach Race Week 2015

by Bronwen Hemmings
Tony Horkings Northshore 38, Lee-Way competed against the best in IRC Passage to today finish Airlie Beach Race week in first (1st) place. SYC Member Graham Sherring on Stay Tuned also gained an impressive result finishing second (2nd) with Noel Leigh-Smith on Viper third (3rd) in the Sports Boats division.more

Mini Transat 2015: Katrina Ham is the only Aussie in the race!

Next month Katrina Ham, from Brisbane, Australia will be on the start line of the Mini Transat race. She is the only Australian amongst the fleet of 74 competitors, the only competitor from the Southern hemisphere and one of only four women in the race.more

Southport Yacht Club Vessels to compete in the 30th Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race 2015

by Bronwen Hemmings
Uploaded 8/7/15, 9:10am. A strong fleet of over 60 yachts will be racing in the Annual 384-nautical mile Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, including four Southport Yacht Club (SYC) vessels; Matthew Percy’s Beneteau First 44.7 Alacrity, Tony Horking’s Northshore 38 Leeway, Rod West’s Jeanneau 45.2 Painkiller Forte and Philip Bell’s Olsen 40 She.more

Leaders in SCOR 2015 maintain their positions in Day 4

by Caitilin Harvey
Uploaded 8/7/15, 9am. Competitors in SCOR 2015 approached the start line today conscious that they would need to use all available tactics in a light breeze that was expected to drop further during the day.more

Audi TT Coupe Major Prize - Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2015

by Rob Mundle
Uploaded 7/7/15, 2:45pm. To celebrate Audi’s 10-year partnership with Australia’s premier regatta, Audi Hamilton Island Race Week, any yacht owner or charterer entered for this year’s event will be eligible to walk away with the keys to the award-winning Audi TT Coupe prize car.more

Black Jack Too Wins 2015 IRC Qld State Titles while battle for 2015 SCOR continues

by Caitilin Harvey
Uploaded 7/7/15, 9.15am. The Queensland IRC State Titles concluded on Sunday 5th with light winds forcing competitors to take full advantage of sail control and tactics to be in front of the fleet.more

Queensland IRC State Titles & SCOR get off to a flying start

by Caitilin Harvey
The first day of IRC/SCOR racing got off to a great start on Saturday 4th at the Sunshine Coast with over 20 boats lined up at the start. The Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson witnessed some very competitive starts and mark roundings with colourful spinnakers flying.more

Queensland IRC State Titles & Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta kicks off this weekend

by Caitlin Harvey
Over 20 yachts will be lined up at the start line of the Queensland IRC State Titles/Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta this Saturday 4th July, providing a great spectacle for those watching from the shore and from boats on the water.more

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week – Multihullers say it’s the best fun

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 1/7/15, 3:20pm. Fantasia’s Andrew Stransky can’t get enough of the challenge of beating the monohulls nor can he get enough of all the fun the event organisers put on each year at the SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week.more

Queensland Government introduces Young Athletes Travel Subsidy

by Greg Peake
The Queensland Government has recently replaced its Young Athlete Assistance Program with the Young Athletes Travel Subsidy (travel subsidy) from 1 July, 2015.more

Southport Yacht Club hosting the 2015 Commodore’s Gala Ball

by Bronwen Hemmings
180 Southport Yacht Club (SYC) members and visitors will come together on Saturday 18th July for the 2015 Commodore’s Gala Ball.more

Dates confirmed for Southport Yacht Club’s Sail Paradise 2016

by Bronwen Hemmings
Uploaded 2pm, 24/6/15. Sail Paradise, Southport Yacht Club’s spectacular high summer regatta, will be staged on the beautiful ocean waters off the Gold Coast’s golden beaches from January 13 to 17 next year.more

SCOR/QLD IRC – Extend your stay at Mooloolaba and get 2 regattas for the price of 1

by Caitilin Harvey
Uploaded 24/6/15, 7:30pm. Sunshine Coast Yacht Club is happy to announce that it will offer Queensland IRC State Title competitors entry to the Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta for just an additional $100.more

YQ Board experiences change

by Greg Peake
Cairns Yacht Club member DR Scott Davis has been appointed a position as Board Member to represent the interests of north Queensland sailing clubs.more

One Management information brief for Queensland Clubs - ave your say at the 2015 Clubs Conference

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 3:57pm, 22/6/15. Queensland will be hosting the 2015 Clubs Conference on July 18 and 19, where one of the key topics will be the One Management model.more

Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta & Queensland IRC State Titles – A Racing Holiday!

by Caitilin Harvey
Uploaded 22/6/15, 12pm. On 4th - 8th July, the 2015 IRC Qld State Titles will be run in conjunction with the Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta. This is an ideal time to escape the southern Winter with temperatures in Mooloolaba ranging between 10 to 20 degrees at this time of year.more

Queensland clubs to know fire extinguisher regulation has been amended

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 19/6/15, 12pm. During a Yachting Australia board meeting, new regulation amendments on Fire Extinguishers were raised as a discussion point and from now will be removed.more

International Fireball Association of Australia gears up for 50th Australian Championships

by Chris Payne
Uploaded 18/6/15, 12pm. 50 years after the first Australian Championships and nearly 55 years since the initial prototype was launched by Peter Milne in the United Kingdom, the Fireball class is still going strong.more

Wide Load heads for Audi Hamilton Island Race Week as 100th entry

by Rob Mundle
Uploaded 16/6/15, 12:15pm. Last New Year’s Eve, Elaine and Alan Williams bought themselves a long desired gift, with the express purpose of competing at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2015.more

Hamilton Island IRC Australian Championship: It’s about the journey…and the destination

by Lisa Ratcliff
Uploaded 16/6/15, 12pm. When Hamilton Island hosts Yachting Australia’s premier IRC Australian Championship in August, the end of series spoils for the top scoring IRC boats in three divisions will go to the new national champions.more

1998 Sydney to Hobart Survivor Prepares for Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta/Queensland IRC State Titles

by Caitilin Harvey
Uploaded 3pm, 15/6/15. Quest, one of the few boats which completed the horrendous 1998 Sydney to Hobart Yacht race was today lifted from the water at Mooloolaba in order to make final preparations for the Sunshine Coast Yacht Club’s 2015 SCOR/IRC Qld State Titles to be held 4th to 8th July 2015.more

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2015: gotta beat Bob

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 11/6/15, 12:45pm. Peter Sorensen will be back competing in the SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week after a five year hiatus and his mission is to beat IRC rival Bob Steel.more

Noosa launches school holiday program

by Paul Blundell
Uploaded 11/6/15, 12:30pm. The Noosa Yacht & Rowing Club’s Youthsail program has released dates for the Holiday Sailing Program during the upcoming June/July School Holidays.more

Round up of 2015 Vintage Yacht Regatta

by Nigel Statham
Uploaded 9/6/15, 8:20am. Queensland Cruising Yacht Club delivers the post-race report of the 2015. Vintage Yacht Regatta.more

Marinepool Etchells Australasian Championship: Strong comes of age taking first major title

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 9/6/15, 8:10am. eanne-Claude Strong and her team of Neville Wittey, Marcus Burke and Tiana Wittey have been crowned winners of the Marinepool 19th Etchells Australasian Championship being conducted by Mooloolaba Yacht Club.more

ISAF campaign to get sailing reinstated in Tokyo 2020 programme

by Australian Sailing Team
Uploaded 3/6/15. Yachting Australia & Australian Sailing Team welcome ISAF campaign to get sailing reinstated in Tokyo 2020 programmemore

Bold move drives forming of Sunshine Coast Sailing Team

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 1/6/15, 3:15pm. To assist youth Sunshine Coast sailors towards competing at the top level of match racing in Australia and in the Pacific region Mooloolaba Yacht Club and Noosa Yacht & Rowing Club have joined their youth keel boat programs to form the Sunshine Coast Sailing Team.more

A world-first award for Southport Yacht Club

by Bronwen Hemmings
Uploaded 1/6/15, 1:30pm. In a world first, Southport Yacht Club’s recently opened Waterscape pontoon bar and function facility has been declared a category winner in the prestigious Good Design Australia awards, which were announced in Sydney at the weekend.more

Veteran sailor shares memories from past SCORs in the lead up to July’s event

by Caitilin Harvey
Uploaded 26/5/15, 3:50pm. In the lead up to the combined Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta (SCOR) and Queensland IRC State Titles, veteran sailor David Lawson recounted some stories from the early SCOR events throughout the 1970s - 1990s.more

FREE 'Open Day and Discover Sailing at Southport Yacht Club

by Bronwen Hemmings
Uploaded 26/5/15, 3:30pm. Southport Yacht Club (SYC) will host a FREE 'Open Day including FREE Discover Sailing' at the Club’s Main Beach facility, 1 Macarthur Parade, Main Beach Sunday 31st May 2015.more

Exciting sailing events around the corner

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 4pm. Mid-year is upon us and the sailing calendar is showing some exciting events coming soon in 2015. Members of the sailing community are encouraged to view the list of events below to see if there is something that interests you.more

CYCA wins state of origin Australian Youth Match Racing Championship battle

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 25/5/15. The final battle of the Australian Youth Match Racing Championship being conducted by Mooloolaba Yacht Club, came down to state versus state.more

Hard second day for Australian Youth Match Racing Championship competitors

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 25/5/15. It was hard day on the water for the sailors competing in day two of the Australian Youth Match Racing Championship being conducted by Mooloolaba Yacht Club.more

Price controls fleet on day one of Australian Youth Match Racing Championship

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 25/5/15. Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Harry Price quickly took control of the first day of racing in the Australian Youth Match Racing Championship being held by Mooloolaba Yacht Club on river in front of The Wharf Mooloolaba.more

Australian Youth match racers line up for national title

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 22/5/15, 11am. Match racing action returns to Mooloolaba, on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, this weekend with the Australian Youth Match Racing Championship being held on the river in front The Wharf Mooloolaba.more

South Pacific Laser Masters: Record fleet enjoys strong winds

by Michael Wilson
Uploaded 12pm, 21/5/15. A fleet of over 70 Lasers from Australia and New Zealand enjoyed fresh to strong breezes for this year’s South Pacific Laser Masters regatta held at Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron from 15th – 18th May.more

Queensland to help represent sailing at 2015 Pacific Games

by Australian Sailing
Uploaded 20/5/15, 3pm. Queenslander Carissa Bridge is one of three sailors that have been selected as the first Australian athletes to compete at the 2015 Pacific Games in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.more

Have you registered for the Queensland IRC State Title and Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta 2015 yet?

by Caitlin Harvey
Uploaded 19/5/15, 4:30pm. The Queensland IRC State Titles and Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta 2015 (SCOR) is fast approaching.more

Jake Lilley second fastest Junior at 2015 Finn European Championships

by Australian Sailing
Uploaded 18/5/15, 12pm. Australian Sailing Squad’s Jake Lilley (QLD) finished in overall eighth and second ranked Junior at the 2015 Finn Junior and Senior European Championships, which finished in Split, Croatia on Sunday, 17 May. It is Lilley’s best performance at a World or European Championship to date.more

Boettcher’s back for Hamilton Island IRC Australian Championship 2015

by Lisa Ratcliff
Uploaded 18/5/15, 9:30am. Most owners left last year’s Audi Hamilton Island Race Week tired, tanned and happy after a week of winter Whitsunday racing, appreciating their boats would be safely delivered or trucked home.more

Excitement builds for the 40th Vintage Yacht Regatta

by Nigel Statham
Uploaded 15/5/15,4:10pm. A fleet of around 40 of South East Queensland’s finest vintage yachts are expected to be on show during the Queen’s Birthday weekend (6th and 7th June).more

Yachting Queensland develops new awards

by Greg Peake
The annually presented Yachting Queensland Awards are getting a face-lift for the future with new opportunities for commendation and a chance to be recognised at a national level.more

Free Discover Sailing at Southport Yacht Club

by Bronwen Hemmings
Uploaded 13/5/15, 10:30am. Southport Yacht Club (SYC) will host a FREE 'Open Day including Discover Sailing' at the Club’s Main Beach facility, 1 Macarthur Parade, Main Beach on Sunday 31st May 2015.more

Trailer-sailors hitting the highway on a 6000 km road trip to be at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

by Rob Mundle
Uploaded 13/5/15, 10am. In a few weeks, two men and their wives will hitch their sailboats to their respective cars and set off on a near 6000 kilometre road trip, just to be at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2015.more

Marinepool Etchells Australasian Winter Championship - Entry numbers build towards outstanding event

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 12/5/15, 10am. The flow of entries into this year’s 19th Marinepool Etchells Australasian Winter Championship, to be held on the weekend of June 4 to 7, has Mooloolaba Yacht Club’s organising committee happily planning for a sell-out event.more

Vale Ralph Beckingham OAM – Australian Yachting Federation President 1971-72

by Jane Gordon
Uploaded 3:50pm, 8/5/15. On behalf of Yachting Australia and Yachting Queensland, we offer our condolences to the family of Ralph Beckingham, who passed away this week.more

Rivergate Wins Marina of the Year Award, 2015 – 2016

by Kelly Prendergast
Uploaded 8/5/15, 1145:am. Rivergate Marina are proud to have won the 2015 Commercial Marina of The Year (up to 140 boats) award, as presented by the Marina Industries Association.more

Sailors urged to stay sun smart in colder seasons

by Greg Peake
8/5/15, 8:45am. Sailors enjoying the water in the coming months should remember as the seasons change that protection from the sun is still important.more

Hamilton Island backs pinnacle IRC Australian Championship

by Lisa Ratcliff
Uplaoded 23/4/15, 2:45pm. As well as staging this year’s IRC Australian Championship, Hamilton Island is backing Yachting Australia’s premier IRC event as naming rights sponsor.more

North Sails to roll out new generation sails at Etchells Australasians

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 4/5/15, 10am. North Sails Australia will show case their newly designed TKR mainsail at this year’s Marinepool Etchells Australasian Winter Championship which is being conducted by Mooloolaba Yacht Club from June 4 to 7.more

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2015 - Classic Yachts call out to join in

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 4/5/15, 9:45am. The call has gone out for entrants to join in the newly introduced Classic Yacht Class for the 9th annual SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week.more

Stoddart’s First European Trip 2015: ISAF World Cup Hyeres and EUROSAF Princesa Sofia Trophy Palma

by Ashley Stoddart
Uploaded 1/5/15, 1:57pm. Read Ashley Stoddart's amazing recount of her experiences during her first European Trip 2015: ISAF World Cup Hyeres and EUROSAF Princesa Sofia Trophy Palma.more

Abell Point Marina – expect the ‘blue carpet treatment’ in 2015

by Luke McCaul
Uploaded 30/4/15, 10:57am. Already renowned for state of the art facilities and luxury conveniences, Abell Point Marina has two more exceptional guest services to add to its bow – a concierge vehicle and the new dedicated helicopter service.more

Tinaroo Sailing Club's Regatta in June promises to be exciting

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 28/4/15, 10:30am. Don't miss out on the 'Not the May Day Regatta' hosted by Tinaroo Sailing Club, June 6 - 8, 2015.more

Rough weather ahead

by The Honourable Mark Bailey
Uploaded 29/4/15, 5:10om. Boaties planning outings on southeast Queensland coastal waters should prepare for potentially heavy rain, strong winds and increasing swells.more

New Sport and Recreation Women and Girls Resources

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 23/4/15, 12pm. Sport and Recreation Services has developed two new Women and Girls Resources which are now available online.more

Southport Yacht Club to stage a Marine Guard of Honour at ANZAC Day

by Bronwen Hemmings
Uploaded 21/4/15, 10:45am. Southport Yacht Club to stage a Marine Guard of Honour at Southport RSL’s ANZAC Day Dawn and Citizens’ Services marking the 100th Anniversary of the Gallipoli landingmore

Etchells Australasians warm-up to Hong Kong Worlds

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 21/4/15, 8:45am. Hong Kong Fleet Captain Greg Farrell is leading the charge down under of the Hong Kong teams planning on using the June long-weekend Marinepool 19th Etchells Australasian Winter Championship as a warm-up to their World Championships later in the year.more

Sunshine Coast Yacht Club to host the IRC State Title along with the Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 3:50pm, 20/4/15. Sunshine Coast Yacht Club and Yachting Queensland wish to inform the sailing community and general public about a date change to the Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta (SCOR) 2015 to coincide with the Queensland IRC State titles.more

Peel Island Marathon to hit the Moreton Bay

by Darryl Ellison
Uploaded 16/4/15, 4:12pm. The beautiful Moreton Bay will once again be graced by the presence of an army of Yachts, in the Cleveland Yacht Clubs premier event, the Peel Island Marathon.more

Peter Sorensen is 50th entry for Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

by Rob Mundle
Uploaded World 18ft skiff and ocean racing champion, Peter “Soro” Sorensen, has established an impressive milestone for Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2015 by registering his yacht, The Philosopher's Club, as the 50th entry for this year's regatta.more

Rivergate Aids Vanuatu

by Kelly Prendergast
Uploaded 8/4/15, 3:50pm. Rivergate Marina’s owners have extensively travelled the islands of Vanuatu; engaging with and immersing themselves into the local communities.more

Sail Mooloolaba 2015: youth national championship added to program

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 7/4/15, 10am. The Australian Youth Match Racing Championship has been added to the program for the annual Sail Mooloolaba Match Racing Championships to be held from May 22 to 24 2015.more

Black Jack achieves the double

by Nigel Statham
Black Jack was officially confirmed as the QantasLink Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race 2015 line honours winner and winner on corrected time.more

Day three begins

by Nigel Statham
As dawn breaks on day three of the QantasLink Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race the bulk of the fleet remain on the course in a tussle with an uncooperative wind pattern.more

Black Jack wins Line Honours

by Nigel Statham
Peter Harburg’s mighty Black Jack, took line honours in the QantasLink Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race today with an elapsed time of 24 hours 09 minutes 27 seconds.more

Atherton Blitz named champions of North Queensland Inter-School Sailing

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 31/3/15, 4pm. North Queensland's Interschool Team Sailing continues to grow year after year as 2015 brought the racing up another notch.more

And the winner is...

by Nigel Statham
With just one week to go until the start of the 2015 QantasLink Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race the inevitable question on everyone’s lips is that perennial question...more

Sixty Seven Years Young

by Nigel Statham
Uploaded 20/3/15, 3:30pm. The 2015 QantasLink Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race is the sixty seventh time that Queensland’s oldest ocean race will set sail on Good Friday.more

Superband and super sailing at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2015

by Rob Mundle
Uploaded 20/3/15, 3:20pm. As the entry list for Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2015 continues to grow at an inspiring rate, the organisers have already excelled when it comes to the party scene, and the launch of the regatta.more

Women in sailing to lead the charge

by Greg Peake
In light of Woman’s Day on March 8, 2015, Yachting Queensland’s Board is happy to announce the launch the Women and Girls in Sailing Committee.more

Yachting Queensland appoints Youth Advisor

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 12/3/15, 2:30pm. QUICK NOTICE - Yachting Queensland has recently appointed young sailor Daniel Self to the position of Youth Advisor.more

Alive crowned the winners at Southport Yacht Clubs XXXX Sail Paradise 2015

by Bronwen Hemmings
Alive have been crowned the champions at Southport Yacht Club’s XXXX Sail Paradise regatta for 2015. This is a back to back win for Alive after first competing in the regatta in 2014.more

Yachting Queensland awards shining stars

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 9/3/15, 10:12am. The final two awards for the 2014 Queensland Yachting Awards have recently been presented to the successful nominees.more

Sydney to Mooloolaba Yacht Race 2015: race cancelled

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 5/3/15, 9:55am. Middle Harbour Yacht announced today the cancellation of the Sydney to Mooloolaba Yacht Race 2015.more

Sailing community mourns loss of John Harrison

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 4/3/15, 9:40am. On behalf of Yachting Australia and the Australian Sailing Team, we offer our condolences to the family of John Harrison, who passed away over the weekend.more

Boat shed sale at the Noosa Yacht & Rowing Club

by Greg Peake
24/2/15, 11:48am. The Noosa Yacht & Rowing Club is having a huge boatshed clearance sale on Saturday, March 14.more

QantasLink Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race set for Good Friday.

by Nigel Statham
Australia’s historical ocean race, the QantasLink Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race will set sail for the 67th time on Good Friday.more

Sail Mooloolaba 2015: change in the wind for annual June regatta

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 23/2/15, 12:15pm. Change is in the wind for the month-long Sail Mooloolaba celebration of sailing regatta which is held each year throughout June.more

Mooloolaba Yacht Club and Mates4Mates join forces for regional wounded veterans sailing program

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 18/2/15, 9:40am. Mates4Mates has partnered with Queensland’s Mooloolaba Yacht Club (MYC), supporting the club’s delivery of its Serve II Sail program for wounded, ill and injured veterans.more

Free sailing experience for kids at the 2015 Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show

by Chloe Maguire
To register your children for a FREE sailing experience please follow the link via: www.qld.yachting.org.aumore

Yachting Queensland President to receive Medal of the Order of Australia

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 30/1/15, 2:50pm. Yachting Queensland President Ken Hurling is to receive the Medal of the Order of Australia as announced on Australia Daymore

Sydney to Mooloolaba Yacht Race: First Entry prize goes to Quikpoint Azzurro

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 23/1/15, 3pm. The first monohull entry for this year’s Sydney to Mooloolaba Yacht Race is Shane Kearns’ Sydney-based 34-foot Quikpoint Azzurro.more

An Action-Packed Start to 2015 for Southport Yacht Club

by Bronwen Hemmings
Uploaded 17/1/15, 2pm. The action started over the Australia Day long weekend with the Club hosting the start of a record fleet in the 22nd annual Surf to City event.more

Youth Advisor Expression of Interest

by Yachting Queensland
Yachting Queensland is currently looking for a talented young go-getter to take on the position of Youth Advisor to the YQ Board.more

The largest yacht race of the year aims for Shorncliffe

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 15/1/15, 10:25am. A record breaking number of boats are getting ready to assemble on the start line of the Queensland Cruising Yacht Club's Surf to City Yacht Race on Saturday of the Australia Day long weekend, January 24.more

Yachting Queensland to be included in this year's Marine & 4x4 show

by Chloe Maguire
Uploaded 14/1/15, 4pm. Tickets are on sale NOW for Brisbane’s Biggest Marine and Australian 4x4 Show at its all-new ON WATER location – Manly Harbour, Brisbanemore

New courses for 2015

Uploaded 13/1/15, 8:20am. The new year is well underway and Yachting Queensland have a number of new courses for those who wish to gain qualifications or more experience in the sailing community.more

Australian Youth Champions crowned at 2015 Australian Youth Championships

by Courtesy of Australian Sailing News
Uploaded 12/1/15, 4pm. The 2015 Australian Youth Championship at Fremantle Sailing Club came to a close on Saturday, 10 January after four days of racing and with the 2015 Australian Youth champions crowned in six boat classes.more

2015 Australian Youth Championships - Fremantle 'Doctor' welcomes visitors

by Australian Sailing
Uploaded 8/1/15, 11am. The 2015 Australian Youth Championships started in Fremantle January 7, 2015 with the Nation’s top youth sailors in a variety of classes facing four days of fresh sea breezes, known locally as the “Fremantle Doctor”.more

Southport Yacht Club sailors win the 2014-15 Zhik Australian 49er Ch

by Bronwen Hemmings
Uploaded 6/1/15, 4pm. Southport Yacht Club sailor Joel Turner and crew Lewis Brake win the 2014-15 Zhik Australian 49er Championships.more

Sydney to Mooloolaba Yacht Race 2015: Online Entry open

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 23/12/14, 10:38pm. Online entry for the Sydney to Mooloolaba Yacht Race, which starts on Sydney Harbour on Friday 27th March 2015, is now open.more

Black Jack and Alive set for Southport Yacht Clubs

by Bronwen Hemmings
Uploaded 18/12/14, 11:25am. Two of Australia’s best ocean racing yachts, both entries in next week’s Rolex Sydney Hobart race, have been confirmed as entries for Southport Yacht Club’s Sail Paradise series, which will be contested off the Gold Coast from March 6 to 8.more

The best of the Whitsundays broadcasted through documentary

by Heidi Walton
Uploaded 18/12/14, 11:15am. Sailors and holiday-makers are encouraged to tune in to 7mate at 2pm this Friday, December 19 to watch a tourism-style documentary featuring the best of the Whitsundays.more

Sea, road AND air? Abell Point Marina has you covered

by Luke McCaul
Uploaded 18/12/14, 8:20am. Already renowned for state of the art facilities and luxury conveniences, Abell Point Marina is about to add two more exceptional guest services to its bow – a free courtesy car and a dedicated helicopter service.more

Southport Yacht Club Carols on the Broadwater

by Bronwen Ince
Uploaded 16/12/14, 3pm. On Saturday, December 20, the Southport Yacht Club will celebrate the festivities of Christmas with the annual Carols on the Broadwater event.more

Southport Yacht Club sailors return home

by Bronwen Ince
Uploaded 16/12/14, 12pm. Congratulations to Southport Yacht Club sailors taking out impressive results, competing in Sail Sydney and Sail Melbourne.more

Noosa Yacht & Rowing Club awards local primary schools

by Paul Blundell
The Noosa Yacht & Rowing Club’s Youthsail program recently awarded a number of students aged 6yrs to 12yrs a chance to participate in a Yachting Australia Tackers Sailing Course.more

Nautilus Marine Insurance support Sail Sydney 2014

by Rebecca Boyle
Uploaded 8/12/14, 9:50am. Nautilus Marine Insurance continues to show their ongoing commitment to the sport of sailing.more

Fireballs storming back to Gosford

by Chris Payne
Uploaded 4/12/14, 10:25am. Entries are still open to the 49th Ronstan International Fireball Australian Championships.more

Yacht Club offers School Based Traineeship Program in 2015

by Paul Blundell
Uploaded 25/11/14, 11:10am. The very successful Noosa Yacht & Rowing Club Traineeship Program will again be available in 2015 offering the Certificate III - School Based Traineeship program / Sport & Recreation / Sports Coaching course.more

Noosa Buoyed Up Indigenous Program another outstanding success

by Paul Blundell
Uploaded 25/11/14, 11am. Noosa Yacht and Rowing Club recently invited Cherbourg State School to send 20 of their Primary School kids to attend the five day Buoyed Up camp at Noosa.more

Sydney to Mooloolaba Yacht Race 2015: Notice of Race released

by Tracey Johnstone
The 2015 Sydney to Mooloolaba Yacht Race Notice of Race has been released today by the event organisers Middle Harbour Yacht Club (MHYC) and the race partner club, Mooloolaba Yacht Club (MYC).more

Southport Yacht Club wins prestigious Goodwill Cup

by Bronwen Ince
Celebrations are well underway at Southport Yacht Club after the club’s powerboat division regained the prestigious Goodwill Cup from Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron following an absence of four years.more

Yachting Queensland's 33rd AGM

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 30/10/14, 2:40pm. Yachting Queensland’s 33rd Annual General Meeting took place on Tuesday night on October 28. A range of topics were covered and discussed with over 20 Queensland sailing club delegates and officials who attended.more

Partnership between YQ and MPA

by Ben Callard
Uploaded 14/10/14, 11:11am.more

Sailing Legends support Southport Yacht Club's Discover Sailing Day

by Bronwen Ince
Uploaded 10/10/14, 10:47am. Two legends of Australian sailing, Olympic gold medallist, Mat Belcher, and young solo round-the-world sailor, Jessica Watson, have committed to being part of Southport Yacht Club’s ‘Discover Sailing Day’ on Sunday, 26 October.more

Queensland Youth event at Keppel Bay Sailing Club a huge success

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 8/10/14, 3:40pm. A little more than a week has passed and the Keppel Bay Sailing Club is still reeling from their successful hosting of the Queensland Youth Development Camp and Championships.more

Finalists announced for Yachting Australia Awards 2014

by Jane Gordon
Uploaded 3/10/14, 12:32pm. Yachting Australia is pleased to announce the finalists in 12 categories for the Yachting Australia Awards 2014, the annual celebration providing an opportunity to acknowledge the achievements and recognise contributions made, both on and off the water.more

Yachting Queensland forges partnership with Melanoma Patients Australia

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 30/9/14, 10:40am. Yachting Queensland is pleased to announce that a partnership has been formed with Melanoma Patients Australia.more

Yachting Queensland forges partnership with Club Super

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 30/9/14, 10:30am. Yachting Queensland is pleased to announce that a partnership has been formed with Club Super.more

YQ and PKF Hacketts join forces

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 30/9/14, 10:26am. Yachting Queensland is pleased to announce a new partnership has been established with leading accounting, financial and advisory firm, PKF Hacketts.more

2014 Kitefoil Gold CupTownsville Australia. Day 1

by Damian leroy
The Top racers from around the world were on hand for the biggest foil race to date!more

2014 Winner, Alive, confirmed for Southport Yacht Club’s Sail Paradise 2015

by Bronwen Ince
Uploaded 25/9/14, 3:30pm. Philip Turner’s Reichel/Pugh 66, Alive, will be back to defend her IRC Championship crown at Southport Yacht Club’s Sail Paradise in March.more

Tasar Nationals to visit north Queensland’s Townsville in 2015

by John Byrne
Uploaded 17/9/14, 11:15am. Townsville Sailing Club announced today they have been awarded the hosting rights for the 2015 Tasar Australian Championship.more

Queensland Youth Development Camp and Championships around the corner

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 16/9/14, 11am. The Queensland Youth Development Camp and Championships draw nearer and host Keppel Bay Sailing Club is more than ready to provide a great venue for the action.more

Notice of Race for 2015 Australian Youth Championship has been released

by Jane Gordon
Uploaded 15/9/14, 3:45pm. The Australian Youth Championship returns to Western Australia for the first time in six years with Fremantle Sailing Club hosting the event from 6 to 10 January 2015.more

Dates set for 2015 Airlie Beach Race Week

by Heidi Walton
Uploaded 11/9/14, 9:10am. Whitsunday Sailing Club has announced the 26th annual Airlie Beach Race Week will be held from 7-14 August 2015.more

Award nomination season is upon us!

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 5/9/14, 3:20pm. We have had an exciting and eventful year in sailing for 2014 so far, and the time is fast approaching to begin reflecting on the achievements, performances and noteworthy actions in the sailing community.more

Opening of the 68th Boating Season

by Bronwen Ince
Uploaded 5/9/14, 3:15pm. On Saturday, September 6, the Southport Yacht Club will celebrate the opening of its 68th Boating and Sailing Season with the Club’s Annual Sail Past and Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony.more

The water beckons all on the first National Discover Sailing day

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 28/8/14, 3pm. Ever wanted to try sailing but have never known how to start? The National Discover Sailing day will give everyone ample opportunity when it hits Queensland on Sunday, October 26 this year.more

New safe harbour finally coming to Eden NSW

by Dr. Robert Bain
Uploaded 10:25am. Despite the Port of Eden's many advantages as a deep, well located port with excellent facilities, it has a dubious reputation among cruise skippers.more

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2014: welcome mat rolled out as fleet roll in

by Tracey Jonhstone
Uploaded 27/8/14. The warm north Queensland welcome mat is out for the large monohull and multihull fleet competing in the 8th SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week which starts tomorrow.more

Southport Yacht Club accredited as an International Clean Marina

by Bronwen Ince
Uploaded 26/8/14, 1:30pm. The high profile Southport Yacht Club (SYC) on Queensland’s Gold Coast has today been accredited as a Level 3 Clean Marina.more

2015 IRC Australian Championship heading to Hamilton Island

by Jane Gordon
Uploaded 25/8/14, 2:50pm. Yachting Australia is pleased to announce the 2015 IRC Australian Championship will be heading to Hamilton Island.more

Saving the best ‘til last at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

by Lisa Ratcliff
Uploaded 25/8/14, 12:30pm. The best of winter sailing in the Whitsundays capped off racing at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week. Bucket loads of sunshine and puffy 18-20 knots of SSE tradewinds farewelled the fleet from Dent Passage for the final time this series.more

Rugged-up and reefed at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

by Lisa Ratcliff
Uploaded 25/8/14, 12:20pm. Rugged-up crew, reefed sails and rockin’ downwind rides on the penultimate day of racing at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week replaced the lazy start to the six day series last Sunday, August 17, 2014.more

Thrill and spill metre set to rise at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

by Lisa Ratcliff
Uploaded 22/8/14, 10:15am. The tradewinds are steadily building at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week towards the business end of the six day regatta, and with up to 25 knots due on Saturday the thrill and spill metre is on the rise.more

Your exclusive pass to the non-exclusive ‘Shagger’ party of the year

by Luke McCaul
Uploaded 20/8/14, 3:10pm. A group of yachties who are big on fun but low on pretence are turning the traditional notion of snooty bricks and mortar yacht club membership on its head with a club motto of ‘exclusively non-exclusive’ and a nick name widely known as ‘The Shaggers’.more

Audi Hamilton Island Race Week halfway mark

by Lisa Ratcliff
Uploaded 20/8/14, 8:15am. The Whitsundays turned on the best yet for the 182-strong fleet at the midway point at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week. Three days down, a well-earned layday tomorrow then three more to wrap up the premiere series.more

Maxi Ragamuffin’s comeback at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

by Lisa Ratcliff
Uploaded 19/08/14, 10:05am. The 27 ton bullet-proof aluminium built Maxi Ragamuffin is making its racing comeback at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week following a 21 year lull when the old girl toiled as a charter workhorse.more

Whale-deserved show on day 2 at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

by Lisa Ratcliff
Uploaded 19/8/14, 9:55am. Playful humpback whales on the racetrack at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week breaching next to the race boats in Whitsunday Passage spiced up the on-water action on day two of the six day series.more

Planes, ferries and automobiles to Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

by Lisa Ratcliff
Uploaded 18/8/14, 11:48am. An easy day with plenty of sunshine and light winds opened the racing program at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week.more

Mixed fortunes in several classes as breeze ensures great racing

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 13/8/14. Day 4 of the Vision Surveys 25th Airlie Beach Race Week saw the monohull, multihull and Sports Boats fleet saw the record fleet encounter another day of challenging racing conditions and plenty of action.more

Vision Surveys Airlie Beach Race Week 2014: second half promises more tough competition

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 12/8/14. With Lay Day almost over the 135-boat record fleet competing in the Vision Surveys 25th Airlie Beach Race Week regatta and the Whitsunday Sailing Club race management team are starting to turn their attention towards the next three day’s weather and races.more

Vision Surveys Airlie Beach Race Week 2014: IRC fleet take centre stage and leaderboard changes on

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 11/8/14. Tony Kirby’s Ker 46 Patrice showed the IRC fleet how it is done when they took centre stage on Pioneer Bay today in the Vision Surveys 25th Airlie Beach Race Week winning two from two races to remain in first overall.more

Vision Surveys Airlie Beach Race Week 2014: Sports Boats shine on Day 2

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 10/8/14. Day two dawned with bruised and battered skippers and crews hoping for some relief from yesterday’s tough Vision Surveys 25th Airlie Beach Race Week racing conditions.more

Vision Surveys Airlie Beach Race Week 2014: Day 1 damage to rigs, rudders and reputations

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 9/8/14. The weather models said there would be wind and rain today, and they were right as the south-east kicked up high on and around Pioneer Bay for Day 1 of the Vision Surveys 25th Airlie Beach Race Week.more

Vision Surveys Airlie Beach Race Week 2014: getting ready for a windy regatta

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 8/8/14. The record fleet of 135 monohulls and multihulls have spent today carefully checking and re-checking every piece of race equipment as they prepare for tomorrow’s start of the Vision Surveys 25th Airlie Beach Race Week regatta.more

The Healer last to first in the Brisbane to Keppel race; Audere wins ORCi

by Lisa Ratcliff
Uploaded 4/8/41, 10am. Mark Hipgrave’s Beneteau First 36s7 called The Healer finished the Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race last in the fleet, at 5.30am this morning, Sunday August 3, 2014. On handicap it’s a very different story, the small Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron crew outclassing the entire PHS fleet.more

Ragtime to riches in the Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race

by Lisa Ratcliff
Uploaded 4/8/14, 9:55. Long-time Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron member Chris Morgan wondered pre-race if his boat’s number one berth allocation at the final resting point, at Keppel Bay Marina, could be an omen.more

Handicap chase on in Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race

by Lisa Ratcliff
Uploaded 4/8/14, 9:50am. The line honours victor is decided; now the handicap pursuit is on in the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron’s 8th Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race.more

Brisbane to Keppel fleet away

by Lisa Ratcliff
Uploaded 1/8/14, 11:15am. The gentlemanly midday start of the 8th annual Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race on Moreton Bay for the record-equalling fleet of 35 yachts from Tasmania to Townsville was clean and quiet.more

Vision Surveys Airlie Beach Race Week 2014: one day to go to close of entries

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 31/7/14, 2:45pm. There is just one day left for skippers to enter their boat in the record-breaking Vision Surveys 25th Airlie Beach Race Week being held from August 8 to 15, 2014.more

Young sailors off to Yeppoon for the champs

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 31/7/14, 9am. Young Queensland sailors will be travelling to Yeppoon this year for the 2014 Queensland Youth Championships.more

The great Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta relaunches next week

by Caitlin Harvey
Uploaded 31/7/14, 8:50am. The Sunshine Coast Yacht Club will be reviving the much-loved Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta next week (August 4– 8) in the sparkling coastal waters between Noosa and Caloundra.more

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2014: Kiteboarders to provide spectacular backdrop to regatta

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 24/7/14, 2:30pm. Kite Townsville’s international Kiteboarding Championship will provide a dramatic back-drop to the annual SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week with both events being held from 28th August to 2nd September 2014.more

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2014: fresh faces as close of entries nears

Uploaded 21/7/14, 1:06pm. There are fresh faces among the crowd lining up to enjoy the stunning racing in this year’s SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week being held from 28th August to 2nd September 2014.more

Vision Surveys Airlie Beach Race Week 2014: Anniversary regatta to farewell Airlie Race Week star

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 21/7/14, 11:06am. The Vision Surveys 25th Airlie Beach Race Week, which starts on August 8, 2014, is the farewell regatta for Storm 2, a stalwart of the regatta for the last ten years and perennial Cruising Division line honours star.more

Yachting Queensland and Queensland Yacht Racing

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 17/7/14, 10:45am. Over the last twelve months Yachting Queensland has increased its involvement and contribution to yacht sailing in Queensland.more

Club Conference a huge success

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 16/7/14, 3:10pm. On July 12 and 13, Yachting Queensland held this year's Club Conference, where delegates from sailing clubs all over Queensland were invited to attend to view presentations and discuss topics related to Queensland sailing.more

Fun and competition at this year's Mid-Winter Open Bic Cup

by John Murphy
Uploaded 16/7/14, 2:20pmThe 2014 Midwinter Cup was held at Paradise Point Sailing Club with great success, attracting 20 competitors from six to 13 years old, all signing up for this popular one design three day yearly event.more

‘Adventures of a Sailor Girl’ takes on Airlie Beach

by Heidi Walton
Uploaded 15/7/14, 3:50pm. The girl who is well-known as ‘Adventures of a Sailor Girl’, Nic Douglass will be taking on another adventure when she attends the upcoming Vision Surveys Airlie Beach Race Week.more

Vision Surveys Airlie Beach Race Week 2014: one month to the start gun

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 9/7/14, 3:30pm. It’s just one month to the start gun for the Vision Surveys 25th Airlie Beach Race Week being held from August 8 to 15.more

Abell Point Yacht Club to launch new Sunset Series

by Luke McCaul
Uploaded 9/7/14, 9:40am. Abell Point Yacht Club (APYC) will launch its new Friday night twilight calendar from July 18, renaming it the 'Abell Point Sunset Series'.more

Sydney to Mooloolaba Yacht Race: date set for 2015 race start

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 7/7/14, 9:45am. Middle Harbour Yacht Club (MHYC) has announced Wednesday March 25, 2015 as the date for the start of next year’s Sydney to Mooloolaba Yacht Race.more

Vision Surveys Airlie Beach Race Week 2014: Sports Boat fleet talk up Race Week

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 3/7/14, 11am. The Conquistador warriors are preparing their Sports Boat Division battle plans ahead of the Vision Surveys 25th Airlie Beach Race Week being held from August 8 to 15, 2014.more

Queensland Sailing Team ready for an action-packed July

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 2/7/14, 4pm. July heralds an action-packed schedule for the Queensland Sailing Team as they prepare for two separate and prominent sailing events.more

Sailing veterans share past stories in the lead up to the Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta’s revival

by Caitlin Harvey
Uploaded 2/7/14, 8:40am. In the lead up to the relaunch of the great Sunshine Coast Ocean Regatta (SCOR), four sailing veterans gathered at the Sunshine Coast Yacht Club over a couple of beers to revisit some of the good times at the event in the past.more

Queensland clubs urged to Get Playing and Get Going

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 2/7/14, 8:30am. More than $14.5 million is now available to community sports clubs to help Queensland families get fit and have fun thanks to two State Government programs.more

Queensland IRC Championship: Lambourdini takes handicap honours

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 30/6/14, 11:15am. Lambourdini returned to the top of the podium on Sunday, taking out handicap honours in the Queensland IRC Championship conducted by Mooloolaba Yacht Club for Sail Mooloolaba.more

Queensland IRC Championship: all over the shop on Day 1

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 30/6/14, 11am. Racing in last weekend’s Queensland IRC Championship was all about being able to change gears as the breeze built and faded, gusted and flattened out as the rain squalls kept visibility down.more

Sail Mooloolaba: Queensland IRC and Sail Mooloolaba Keelboat Championship preview

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 27/6/14, 2:20pm. The big boats come out to play this weekend in the Queensland IRC Championship and Sail Mooloolaba Keelboat Regatta.more

Queensland fights to become venue for Americas Cup World Series

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 25/6/14, 4pm. Yachting Queensland’s Board feels it is an appropriate time to inform the Queensland sailing community of work that has taken place behind the scenes to attract the Americas Cup World Series (ACWS) to Queensland.more

Third CYCA SOLAS Trusts Grant to Australian Volunteer Coast Guard (Brisbane)

by Yachting Queensland
CYCA SOLAS Trusts has provided a third grant to Australian Volunteer Coast Guard (AVCG) Brisbane for $24,147 to purchase a thermal imaging camera for use in offshore search and rescue missions and a new satellite phone communication system.more

Queensland Match Racing Championship 2014: success to Match Racing newbies

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 23/6/14, 11:45am. Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron’s (RQYS) team’s first foray into Match Racing proved fruitful as they took out the top honour in last weekend’s Queensland Match Racing Championship held at Mooloolaba.more

Sail Mooloolaba 2014, Sports Boats and SB20 divisions. Day 3: Down to the last race for a result

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 16/6/14, 11am. Everything was hanging on the last race of the last day of the SB20 Australian Championship being conducted by Mooloolaba Yacht Club as part of Sail Mooloolaba 2014.more

Sail Mooloolaba 2014, Sports Boats and SB20 divisions. Day 2: Changing gears on a challenging day

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 16/6/14, 10:50am. The survivors of SB20 Australian Championship two race battle were those crews that could constantly change gears in the challenging conditions.more

Sail Mooloolaba 2014, Sports Boats and SB20 divisions. Day 1: Lucky Black Friday for some crews

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 16/6/14, 9:50am. Two teams equally lead the pointscore on Day 1 of SB20 class Australian Championship being held off Mooloolaba last weekend.more

Pots ‘n pans for Brisbane to Keppel race

by Lisa Ratcliff
Uploaded 12/6/14, 10am. A percentage of crews readying for next month’s Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race are super weight conscious and will take a back-to-basics approach when it comes to eating and sleeping during the annual winter offshore passage.more

Warm weather and a long weekend for the Vintage Yacht Regatta

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 10/6/14, 11:50am. Ideal weather conditions greeted the high quality fleet that gathered over the Queen’s Birthday weekend for the 39th Vintage Yacht Regatta at Queensland Cruising Yacht Club in Brisbane.more

Sailing Coach Position Available

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 6/6/14, 2:45pm. Lourdes Hill College in Hawthorne QLD is currently looking for a Sailing Coach to join their ranks. Position details and how to apply included.more

Get Ready for World Oceans Day!

by Alyssa Isakower
Uploaded 5/6/14, 10:55am. On June 8th 2014, people in communities around the globe will celebrate this year's World Oceans Day with the theme of “Together we have the power to protect the ocean.” Hundreds of events are planned to help people get involved in solutions for a healthy ocean and society.more

Vision Surveys Airlie Beach Race Week 2014: size isn’t important for this ship of mates

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 3/6/14, 10:50am. Size really doesn’t matter at the Airlie Beach Race Week when you have as much fun as the Royal Brighton Yacht Club’s 'Where’s Wal?' crew.more

Yachting Queensland's Club Conference is coming soon

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 30/5/14, 1:45pm. Yachting Queensland will be hosting a club conference in July this year to go through vital issues in Queensland’s sailing community.more

Queensland youth champs and winter family getaway

by Lisa Ratcliff
Uploaded 30/5/14, 11am. Sailing parents know it’s a long way to the top and that fostering the future stars of the sport means many weekends and most school holidays are spent travelling to regattas where their aspiring Tom Slingsbys and Elise Rechichis can pit themselves against other young hot shots.more

Yachting Australia joins with State Member Yachting Associations to shape long-term future

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 26/5/14, 12pm. Yachting Australia and its eight State and Territory Member Yachting Associations (State Associations), have agreed to work co-operatively to establish a blueprint for the future management and governance of sailing and boating in Australia.more

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2014: local entries push up numbers

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 26/5/14, 11:45am. Townsville sailors came out in force yesterday to swell the number of entries for this year’s SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week, to be held from August 28 through to September 2.more

Etchells Australasian Winter Championship: they’re coming from everywhere to Mooloolaba

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 22/5/14, 3pm. The Etchells sailors are coming from just about everywhere around Australia to compete in the 18th Etchells Australasian Winter Championships which is being run by Mooloolaba Yacht Club from June 5 to 8.more

World ARC sailors rally to Airlie Beach

by Heidi Walton
Uploaded 22/5/14, 11:05am. The Whitsunday Sailing Club is looking forward to welcoming a very special fleet of yachts for the 25th Vision Surveys Airlie Beach Race Week in August 2014.more

Coral Coast Race and Rally for 2014 is approaching fast

by Yachting Queensland
Ulpoaded 22/5/14, 11am. Entry Forms and Notice of Race are now available for the Coral Coast Rally & Race which is held from June 3 to 9 at the Abell Point Yacht Club.more

Queensland IRC Championship expecting hot entry list

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 20/5/14, 9:30am. The 2014 Yachting Queensland IRC State Titles will be conducted as part of the Sail Mooloolaba on the weekend of June 28 and 29, 2014.more

What do you do when you're a "sunk em" sailor…

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 20/5/14, 11:55am. Two weeks ago, former Australian Olympic sailing coach, Leigh “Dorro” Dorrington, was involved in an unfortunate collision on Melbourne’s Port Phillip Bay – a classic T-bone impact where the other yacht sank. The good news is that while the incident made national headlines, no one was injured.more

Vision Surveys Airlie Beach Race Week 2014: How not to miss out on Race Week & 25th birthday party

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 19/5/14, 1:45pm. Missing out on this year’s Vision Surveys Airlie Beach Week and 25th birthday party is not an option. There are lots of choices for how you can join in the fun at this year’s regatta being held from 8th to 15th August 2014.more

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2014: helping hand eases path from cruiser to racer

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 19/5/14, 1:35pm. The head of the Dufour family in Australia, Antill Marine’s Jason Antill, is a willing helper in introducing cruising boat owners to the experience of racing in fun regattas such as the SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week, being held from August 28 to September 2, 2014.more

Sail Mooloolaba 2014 - It's the vibe!

by Darren Spence
Uploaded 16/5/14, 3:45pm. Sail Mooloolaba has something for everyone within the sailing community. The events will whet the appetites of all sailing codes and preferences, and Mooloolaba’s waters are among the best in the world.more

More than $100,00 in prizes to be won at SCIBS

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 16/5/14, 927am. The Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) is offering a prize pool worth more than $100,000 as its counts down to the 26th maritime spectacular from May 22 to 25.more

Vintage Yacht Regatta

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 12/5/14, 11:15am. A fleet of around 40 of South East Queensland's finest vintage yachts are expected to visit the the Shorncliffe area during the Queen's Birthday weekend (7th to 9th June).more

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week: enter now for chance to win Volvo Race stop-over experience

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 12/5/14, 10:20am. The SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week event organisers are offering a very special incentive for boat owners that enter Race Week sooner rather than later.more

Dream boats - Yacht charters are the ideal way to experience the boating life

by Olivia Moore
According to travel industry statistics, chartering has well and truly become the new vacation staple for demographics as diverse as couples, groups of friends and families, capturing their imaginations with the allure of exotic locations and fleeting ownership of their own vessel.more

Vision Surveys Airlie Beach Race Week 2014: battle lines are being drawn for Cookson 50 conflict

by Tracey Johnstone
Uploaded 8/5/14, 11:30am. There is going to be Cookson conflict on the IRC race course in the Vision Surveys Airlie Beach Race Week, being held from August 8 to 15, 2014.more

Boat Safety reminder for instructors and sailors alike

by Greg Peake
Boat safety is a serious thing.more

Vision Surveys Airlie Beach Race Week 2014: multihull march to go from tickle to flood

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 30/4/14, 10:15am. Now that the Multihull Brisbane to Gladstone Race is over, multihull owners are starting to focus on their plans for the northern winter including the 25th anniversary Airlie race week.more

Etchells Winters: sheer weight of numbers says it’s going to happen this year

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 28/4/14, 4:15pm. The annual Etchells Australasian Winter Championship is in its 18th year and has until now remained a title that once it has been won, it has never successfully been defended.more

Brisbane to Gladstone diaries - 2014 yacht race

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 22/4/14, 12pm. Yachting Queensland was provided with the updates during the 2014 Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race. Now collated, they can be viewed post-race.more

Abell Point Yacht Club Welcomes Revival

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 15/4/14, 10:00 am. In conjunction with the launch of the revitalised Abell Point Marina brand, the marina has announced it will throw support behind the Abell Point Yacht Club (APYC) as part of the vision to create a destination marina.more

Sydney to Mooloolaba Yacht Race comes to a close

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 12/4/14, 3:45pm. The Sydney to Mooloolaba Yacht Race finally came to an end when BOQ Team Australia crossed the finish line off Point Cartwright at 6.48pm yesterday evening, Friday April 11, 2014, with an elapsed time of 53 hours, 48 minutes and 40 seconds for the 468 nautical mile course.more

BOQ Team Australia soldier on

by Race Media
Uploaded 10/4/14, 12:23pm. A high pressure system over the southern Tasman Sea and severe tropical cyclone Ita approaching the east coast of Far North Queensland has played havoc with the wind off the NSW coast and quashed any hopes of a record run in the Sydney to Mooloolaba Yacht Race.more

A challenging cross Tasman jaunt before getting back for the fun of Airlie

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 4/4/14 10:50am. Digging through the early entry list for this year’s Vision Surveys 25th Airlie Beach Race Week has turned up an interesting character among the Cruising Division entries.more

Qantaslink Brisbane to Gladstone official starter announced

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 3/4/14, 4pm. The Queensland Cruising Yacht Club is proud to announce the Official Starter for the QantasLink Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race starting for the sixty sixth time on Good Friday April.more

Multihull march to Mooloolaba

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 3/4/14, 11:20am. A week from today a small group of multihull owners will mark a new chapter in the history of the Sydney to Mooloolaba Yacht Race, previously a major offshore event on the Australian calendar.more

Monos & multis link up for Brisbane to Keppel yacht race

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 27/3/14, 3:30pm. The Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron is grabbing the opportunity to expand its Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race fleet and giving multihull and monohull believers the chance to stand shoulder-to-shoulder.more

Qantaslink Brisbane to Gladstone forty foot tussle

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 27/3/14, 3:15pm. Townsville skipper Leon Thomas has admitted he will be on a learning curve when he contests the 308 nautical mile QantasLink 66th Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race over the Easter Weekend.more

Southport Yacht Club Achieves Gold Anchor Status

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 26/3/14 2:30pm. Queensland’s award winning Southport Yacht Club has this week been presented with internationally recognised Gold Anchor accreditation.more

Flexible learning popular choice for fulltime seafarers

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 16/3/14 1:35pm. Many seafarers requiring further commercial training are taking up the new flexible learning option offered at Whitsunday Maritime Training Centre located in Airlie Beach.more

Host a Seminar!

by Greg Peake
Yachting Queensland is offering clubs the opportunity to host their own seminars.more

Incident Report Form

by Greg Peake
Yachting Australian have recently developed a new Incident Report Formmore

Vision Surveys Airlie Beach Race Week: stepping outside their comfort zone

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 26/3/14 1:20pm. Schouten Passage’s team of nine women will step outside their comfort zone when they contest the Vision Surveys 25th Airlie Beach Race Week from 8th to 15th August 2014.more

Local business pledges support for 25th Airlie Beach Race Week

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 24/3/14 2:20pm. A Whitsunday business has pledged its full commitment behind the special 25th anniversary of Airlie Beach Race Week to be held in August this year.more

Welcome to Mooloolaba Harbour

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 21/3/14 9:30am. In less than three weeks time, the Sydney Harbour will be the location of the return of an iconic offshore race and opportunity to be part of the traditional feeder to the Brisbane to Gladstone race over the Easter weekend. From a 1pm start, the Sydney to Mooloolaba Yacht Race will be revived.more

Airlie Beach Race Week: First to Enter start line crowded

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 19/3/14 10:15am. Last Friday’s opening of entry to the 25th anniversary Airlie Beach Race Week bought a burst of activity to the event website with 10 entries on the front start line.more

Sail Paradise #3 - Alive named the champions

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 17/3/14 11:20am. Champions named at Southport Yacht Club's 'Sail Paradise' Regattamore

Sail Paradise #2 - Large swells and a balancing act for the 505 class

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 17/3/14 11am. Day 2 of Southport Yacht Club's 'Sail Paradise' Regatta.more

Sail Paradise #1 - A close day of racing for day one

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 17/3/14 10:50am. Day 1 of Southport Yacht Club's 'Sail Paradise' Regatta.more

Entries open for 25th Airlie Beach Race Week

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 14/3/14, 2:40pm.Entries are now open for the 25th anniversary of Airlie Beach Race Week with many competitors eager to register in this year’s celebratory event.more

Black Jacks are set for Southport Yacht Club's Sail Paradise 2014

by Yachting Queensland
They were once stable mates and carried the famous name, Black Jack, and now both will be competing at Southport Yacht Club’s Sail Paradise 2014 regatta this weekend.more

Airlie Beach Race Week: Notice of Race released for 25th anniversary

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 5/3/2014 11:25am.
Event organisers, Whitsunday Sailing Club, are promising that both competitors and their supporters will have an enjoyable time at Race Week which is on from August 8 to 15, 2014.more

Brisbane to Keppel entries now open

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 5/3/2014 10:55am. The Notice of Race has been published for the Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race.more

Sydney to Mooloolaba Yacht Race back with a twist

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 4/3/14 1:50pm. After nearly a decade absent from Australia’s major bluewater calendar, the Sydney to Mooloolaba Yacht Race is back.more

Sail Mooloolaba 2014 is open for business

by Yachting Queensland - Courtesy Darren Spence
Uploaded 3/3/2014 3:35pm. Sail Mooloolaba 2014 is now open for business with the Notice of Race and On Line Entry now available.more

Sail Brisbane getting closer 2014

by Greg Peake
Uploaded 25/2/14 12:45pm. The days are falling away as Sail Brisbane draws near!more

The Great Race – Are You Up to the Challenge?!?

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 20/02/14 12pm. Possibly the longest off-the-beach sailing event of its kind to be staged in Australia is launching in 2014, April 5.more

Entries Open for the Club Marine 2014 Victorian Junior and Youth Championships

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 20/02/14 11:30am. The Notice of Race has been posted online and entries are open for the Club Marine 2014 Victorian Junior and Youth Championships and Pre Club Marine Coaching Clinic.more

Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 18/02/14 8:50am. Yachting legends planning for Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2014 with four new MC38 One-Designs.more

Etchells Australasian Winter Championship 2014 Notice of Race now published

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 18/02/14 8:38am. The Notice of Race for the Etchells Australasian Winter Championship 2014, to be held from the 5th to 8th June, is now published and available on line.more

The QantasLink Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race: 2014 edition

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 13/2/14 2:25pm. The QantasLink Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race is coming soon in 2014, much to everyone's excitement.more

All about the Skiffs, both young and old

by Yachting Queensland - Uploaded 13/2/14 1:40pm
The Brisbane 18 Footers Club in conjunction with Darling Point Sailing Squadron is hosting Super Skiff Day at Darling Point Sailing Squadron on Saturday 22 March 2014.more

APC Logistics Brisbane to Gladstone 50th Anniversary Multihull Race and Cruise

by Yachting Queensland
Uploaded 25/2/14 12:41pm,
Join the fun!more

Sail Mooloolaba 2014: Queensland IRC boats to head to Mooloolaba for State titles

by Yachting Queensland
The 2014 Yachting Queensland IRC State Titles will for the first time be conducted as part of Sail Mooloolaba which is being held in June through to early July 2014.more

Easter Regatta 83 years young

by Greg Peake
The Maryborough Sailing Club (MSC) is pleased to announce that its annual Easter Regatta will be held in April this year, hosted at its clubhouse at Scarness, Hervey Bay.more

National Junior and Youth Sailing Policy

by Yachting Queensland
Junior sailors will be getting a leg-up with a newly formulated National Junior & Youth Sailing policy.more

Keppel Bay Sailing Club wants you!

by Greg Peake
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Cut Snake off to Southport Yacht Club's Sail Paradise 2014

by Yachting Queensland
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Airlie Beach Race Week 2014: the word is out

by Yachting Queensland
The 25th Airlie Beach Race Week is on 8th to 15th August 2014.
Image courtesy of Shirley Wodson.more

Maritime Risk Management developments are revolutionary

by Yachting Queensland
Maritime Risk Management is proud to present EBoatLog the first web-based fully National Standard for Commercial Vessel (NSCV) compliant vessel safety and risk management application for the maritime industry.more

Gold Coast Fastway Catamaran Championships

by Yachting Queensland
The Gold Coast Fastway Australia Day Weekend Catamaran Championships is deemed South East Queensland's biggest off the beach Catamaran regatta. An annual event hosted by Southport Yacht Club, proudly sponsored by Fastway Couriers.more

Hamilton Island Race Week 2014

by Yachting Queensland
From ancient temples to the temperate tropics – first entry for Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2014more

Get sun smart and prevent skin cancer

by Yachting Queensland
Health Minister Lawrence Springborg has urged all Queenslanders to commit to sun safety and skin protection in 2014 to reduce the incidence of skin cancer.more
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