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About the Race

Start Time: March 25 2016

Race Record: 20 Hours, 24 Minutes, 50 Seconds set in 2004

The sixty seven 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 eigth edition of this 308 nautical mile ocean classic will start on Good Friday, March 25 2016. 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 2015, Queensland Racer ‘Black Jack’ took an impressive double winning both line honours and topping the timesheets on handicap to win 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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Entry to the 2016 Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race is via the Top Yacht system, click on the link below to get started.

Before you start, it is highly recommended that you read the 'Entry Notes' section below.

The two other tabs at the bottom of this page link to blank document templates you will need to complete your entry, one for the yacht and the second for the crew. All the links on these tabs can also be found within the entry system.


The Brisbane to Gladstone is an iconic event in Queensland but you don't have to be a racer to take part. The Brisbane to Gladstone Cruise in Company Rally is run in conjunction with the Race itself and open to all boats no matter the number of hulls or means of propulsion.

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