We have plenty boats heading down to the ‘Bong on Sunday and safety crews to match. We will aim for a safety briefing at 11:30 with a program tailored for all sailors. This weekend we have a few Cats, at least 4 Lasers, a Heron and a number of the Tackers fleet. Forecast is […]
It has been just over a month since we deferred the regatta and not a cyclone in sight. Likewise the jellyfish have stayed away and we are going to have exciting sailing conditions.
The racing starts Friday afternoon with starters from all over. We are expecting more than 25 boats and the posturing between the locals has started already; the challenge has been issued.
The forecast is looking good and the we have people coming from all over for the 2017 Queensland A Class Catamaran Championships. For the organising team; there is a meeting at 7pm Wednesday night 3 May at HYC to go over the final details. All people helping out are welcome. Those people that have offered […]
A high speed capsize in an A Class can be just as fatal as one in an AC45. Accordingly we wish to set up a pool of qualified and confident safety boats operators at HYC and are running the Australian Sailing Safety Boat Operators course over two weekends ensuring that attendees get the maximum time […]
From our Intrepid adventurer – Eliot Tonks. Thanks for the article. On Mar 25/26 Mooloolaba hosted the 2017 QLD Laser State titles, sailed on the open waters off Mooloolaba. Alex and Elliot represented Humpybong. The road trip to the North Coast promised grey skies and plenty of rain. However, both days turned out with sunshine […]
Another casualty of Cyclone Debbie. From this afternoons Meteye, the tracking forecast is that the remnant depression that will remain from Cyclone Debbie will arrive over the top Brisbane on Friday morning. We should expect heavy rain, winds in excess of 20kts and Bramble Bay full of the (in)famous Moreton Bay chop. This afternoon after discussions […]