Southport Yacht Club sailor Joel Turner has remained very much in the spotlight, going from strength to strength in his sailing career. Turner started the year with the fantastic results of first (1st) place at the 49er Nationals in Adelaide. He was then selected as crew to sail in the M32 World Match Racing Tour.…Details
Over the weekend, Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th March, Southport Yacht Club sailors well represented the Club at the NSW Nacra State Titles. Held at Trail Bay/South West Rocks, this was the first major regatta for the new Youth Nacra 15 fleet, with nine (9) Nacra 15’s competing at the regatta. Congratulations to Chris Noyes…Details
Olympic Gold and Silver Medallist Mathew Belcher OAM expanded his extensive list of achievements and awards last night, winning the Mayor’s Sports Award. Presented at the Gold Coast’s Annual Sports Star of the Year Awards at the QT Hotel, Belcher was ecstatic at being recognised with such an honour in him home city. …Details
SYC along with the World’s newest OK Dinghy Association to host 56th OK Dinghy Australian National Championship.
SYC along with the World’s newest OK Dinghy Association to host 56th OK Dinghy Australian National Championship. Registered in December 2016, Queensland’s Gold Coast are host to the World’s newest OK Dinghy association, a rapidly growing force here in Australia. Starting with only two vessels in the Gold Coast fleet in 2015, the…Details
Another championship win for Southport Yacht Club’s Performance Mentor Mathew Belcher OAM. Mathew Belcher OAM and Will Ryan competed at the 2017 470 Australian National Championships to win back to back titles. Held at the Wangi Amateur Sailing Club in Lake Macquarie over the weekend, weather conditions brought perfect sailing settings for Mathew…Details
High intense racing scheduled to hit the Gold Coast Broadwater, for the 2017 Fastway Couriers Cat Weekend!
High intense racing scheduled to hit the Gold Coast Broadwater, for the 2017 Fastway Couriers Cat Weekend! Every year off-the-beach catamaran sailors flock from all over Queensland to compete at the Gold Coast’s Fastway Couriers Cat Weekend. Hosted at Southport Yacht Club’s Hollywell Sailing Squadron from Friday 10th to Sunday 12th February, competitors will…Details
Olympian Brendan Casey on-water support for SYC sailors at the 2017 Queensland Laser Metros. Southport Yacht Club (SYC) Performance Program Coach, Olympian Brendan Casey on-water coach encouraging and training the Clubs junior laser sailors over the weekend at the 2017 Queensland Laser Metros Regatta. Southport Yacht Club was again well represented at the…Details
SURF TO CITY YACHT RACE 2017 Congratulations to all SYC Skippers and crew who competed in the 2017 Surf to City Yacht Race. As a Club SYC, placed 2nd, well done competitors! Graham Sherring RETUNED 1st place Inshore Monohull Div 1 & 2nd Monohull SMS. Peter Lahey, STILL CRAZY 6th Inshore Monohull Div 1 & Monohull Vintage…Details
Southport Yacht Club’s 29er World Champion Tom Siganto, Charlie Wyatt (RQYS) and Ben Vercoe (NYRC) competed in the 2017 VX One National Championships over the long weekend to finish with an impressive second (2nd) place. After seeing the excitement of the VX One Australian Nationals on social media, Tom couldn’t resist but enter. After…Details
Two-time Olympic medallist Mathew Belcher OAM to lead High Performance Information Session at Southport Yacht Club Sailing Academy.
Two-time Olympic medallist Mathew Belcher OAM to lead High Performance Information Session at Southport Yacht Club Sailing Academy. Join High Performance Mentor Mathew Belcher OAM, Sailing Australia Coach Shane Smith and Olympian Brendan Casey at the SYC Hollywell Sailing Squadron (1 Marina Crescent, Hollywell) for the 2017 High Performance Program Information Session on Sunday…Details