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Gladstone Observer Story

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Skippers set-sail for the Nationals with new Club Sponsor.

Gladstone Radio Control Yacht Club Commodore Aaron Farrar and club mates Grant Cooper, Marty Watson and Phil Brown will test their skills at Oxenford Lakes the Gold Coast at the Australian International One­Metre Championships. Racing starts tomorrow and continues through to Saturday. Farrar, who was a talented Gladstone Wallaby’s, Queensland ... More

Aldridge dominates last two series of the year

In a feat that has rarely been seen in the clubs history, a new skipper to RC sailing has gone 'back to back' in the last two club handicap series of his first year. Graeme Aldridge sailing his new AKA design 'Red Barron' has sailed tight and consistent, becoming better each race meet and showing more experienced sailors his transom, especially in the ... More

Future is bright for the GRCYC

The futures so bright - we've got to wear shades... (hows that song go?) The GRCYC has never been stronger with active sailing members thanks to a new member and an old returning one - both with spectacular new yachts. Foundation member and longtime GRCYC Secretary Grant Cooper surprised the club, after a couple of years out of racing from chasing kids ... More

Newbie takes first series of 20/18

Greg Flintham has taken the first handicap series of 2018, one of the closest on record, with only 5 points separating the top three yachts after 45 races. Laurie Donohoe sailing 'Whittler' was only one point back on total score, but 4 points back on net, while Aaron Farrar's 'Grungle' missed the silver by a solitary point. Greg, who only started ... More

Come & Try – Every Sunday!

Every Sunday is a 'Come & Try Day!' If your running, passing, hitting, bowling, tackling or dunking days are behind you - and you're still keen to get those competitive juices flowing again - this low impact sport is perfect for you. Even yachtsmen & women that just find it hard to get around the boat nowadays will get all the excitement of big ... More

Greg Torpy crowned Queensland IOM Champion.

The State of Queensland International One Meter Championships have been sailed and won in perfect conditions in the Gladstone Marina last weekend.  The predicted 7-12 knot north to northeasterlies arrived at the exact start time allowing PRO Ian Ashe to set a perfect course close to the skippers and with uninterrupted and unrestricted winds. Skippers were ... More

Radiowaves April 2017

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Radiowaves Nov 2016

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2016 08 Eddie Cowell IOM Perpetual Trophy

Firstly I would encourage any of you who would like to go to events but think you can’t because you are not up to that standard, think again ... More