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About the Race

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.

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The crew from Restless. Relax while you can boys!! #b2g15 4 hours 14 min ago
The crew from Restless. Relax while you can boys!! #b2g15 4 hours 17 min ago
Start boat ‘Mohokoï’ ready and waiting at QCYC for the big race tomorrow. #b2g15 4 hours 20 min ago
Book your photos with VidPicPro today: #b2g15 9 hours 29 min ago
Notice to Competitors no.2 (as distributed at Skippers Briefing: #b2g15 9 hours 31 min ago
Download the weather briefing given by BOM at the skippers briefing. #b2g15 22 hours 3 min ago
Skippers briefing has begun with a presentation from BOM. 1 day 52 min ago
Tune into ABC Radio Brisbane now to learn more about the race. #b2g15 1 day 5 hours ago

Latest News

26 Mar 2015 - 18:34
24 Mar 2015 - 16:49
20 Mar 2015 - 14:06
5 Mar 2015 - 12:47
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17 Feb 2015 - 17:53

The Organising Authority will be providing a Luggage Truck to make the trip from Brisbane to Gladstone on Good Friday and returning back to Brisbane on the Wednesday following the race.

The 2015 range of official Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race merchandise is now available for purchase. Yacht personalization service is available; give is a call to discuss your requirements.


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Race Director Queensland Cruising Yacht Club PO Box 399 Sandgate QLD 4710 Phone: 07 3269 4588 Fax: 07 3269 0818