Southport Yacht Club, host Club to the 2017 Queensland Yachting Championships

Over 30 Queensland and interstate entrants are expected to compete in the championships, sailing a range on windward/leeward and passage courses offshore the magnificent beaches on the Gold Coast.   SYC last held the Queensland Yachting Championships in 2013, incorporated into the Club’s premier yachting regatta Sail Paradise. Peter Harburg’s 66ft Reichel Pugh, Blackjack won…

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Southport Yacht host the first Queensland Dinghy State Championships in 30 years!

The first Queensland OK Dinghy states in 30 years has wrapped up with some great offshore racing. Tim Davies took out the overall win leading with a 4 point margin on Southport Yacht Club’s Kelvin Holdt, closely behind in third another strong SYC dinghy sailor, Ben Downey. Kelvin, was also awarded Queensland’s highest ranked competitor. Congratulations to all competitors.…

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A TASTE OF SUCCESS ON THE GOLD COAST INSPIRES AURIC’S QUEST’S ENTRY FOR THE CLUB MARINE PITTWATER TO PARADISE REGATTA, AND BARTERCARD SAIL PARADISE

A TASTE OF SUCCESS ON THE GOLD COAST INSPIRES AURIC’S QUEST’S ENTRY FOR THE CLUB MARINE PITTWATER TO PARADISE REGATTA, AND BARTERCARD SAIL PARADISE Having sampled success in the most recent Sail Paradise Series on the Gold Coast, Southport Yacht Club’s Fred Bestall has already signalled his intention to go for the double – victory…

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Southport Yacht Club’s Mathew Belcher and crew Will Ryan crowned the 470 dinghy World Champions

Southport Yacht Club’s Mathew Belcher and crew Will Ryan crowned the 470 dinghy World Champions   Southport Yacht Club’s Olympic medallists and Club life member Mathew Belcher along with crew member Will Ryan, have been crowned the 470 dinghy class World Champions in Greece overnight.   It was Mathew’s seventh World Championship victory and Will’s…

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