Start Time: 11am April 3 2015
Race Record: 20 Hours, 24 Minutes, 50 Seconds set in 2004
The sixty six year history of the Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race has made it one of Australia’s flagship offshore yacht races. It is an icon of Queensland and the highest profile Easter Weekend sporting event, setting sail from Moreton Bay on Good Friday annually.
The sixty seventh edition of this 308 nautical mile ocean classic will start on Good Friday, April 3rd 2015. From the start, yachts proceed via a mark off Redcliffe Point to the North West Channel up to Caloundra and through to Gladstone.
Entrants will include the countries best Queensland based race boats as well as interstate rivals. In 2014, Queensland Racer ‘Black Jack’ took an impressive line honours win whilst the Tasmanian registered ‘Alive’ topped the timesheets on handicap and won the prestigious Courier Mail Cup, one of the oldest perpetual trophies in Australia that has been competed for on a continual basis.