71st Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race 71st Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race, 2019 Apr 19, Australia
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71st Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race 71st Brisbane to...

One of Australia’s flagship offshore yacht races!

 

One of Australia’s flagship offshore yacht races!

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Sinbad St, Shorncliffe QLD 4017, Australia
  • Start Time: April 19 2019

    Race Record: 16 Hours, 53 Minutes, 57 Seconds set in 2018 by Black Jack 100 

    The seventy 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 historic 71st edition of this 308 nautical mile ocean classic will start on Good Friday, April 19, 2019. 

    From the start at Shorncliffe, 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 2018, Queensland Racer ‘Black Jack’ took an impressive line honours victory smashing the 14 year old race record in the process but the winner of the race and the prestigious Courier Mail Cup, one of the oldest perpetual trophies in Australia that has been competed for on a continual basis, was 'Ichi Ban' who backed up their win from 2017.

  • Category
    Racing Events (Match, Team, Fleet, Regattas, etc)
  • Date & Time
    Apr 19 2019 at 10:00 - Apr 20 2019 at 18:00
  • Location & full address
    Queensland Cruising Yacht Club, Sinbad St, Shorncliffe QLD 4017, Australia
  • Event Admins
    John Davey