5 Results for year: 2015

Radiowaves Nov-Feb2016


Aaron now ‘King of the North’

Two Gladstone Radio Controlled Yacht Club members, Laurie Donohoe and Aaron Farrar headed up the coast for the 2015 North Queensland International One Meter Titles being held in Mackay at Lake Grande, a great new 'weedless' fresh water venue for sailing in Mackay. The conditions for the sailing venue were ideal with a 20 to 30 knot south easterly blowing ... More

Diary from the 2015 Qld State IOM Titles

Laurie and I made the long trip to Townsville for the 2015 QLD IOM Titles, it was a small fleet with 11 boats. Wind pressure was light in the mornings but built to be middle to top of A rig by later in the day. The regatta was very low key and calm with only a few instances of skippers getting vocal.While the fleet was not big and a lot of good skippers ... More

Too Fast – Too Good

Too Fast & Too Good.. Aaron Farrar sailing Grungle smashed all comers in the first series of 2015 in both the Handicap and Scratch after all discards were calculated. Farrar who regularly lead the fleet around all the cans, was unstoppable going into the last couple of racing weekends. Laurie Donohoe sailing his new Whittler and Steve Bray sailing ... More

Commodore ‘V’ Secretary Season Opener

The 2015 GRCYC started this weekend with the traditional Commodore 'V' Secretary team racing day. Seven Yachts made the rig up area but when Ian Mackay's Tomato Sloop wouldn't boot up and then Steve Bray decided to give his transmitter a wash in the sea water (oops!) the other 5 got to the starting line.On the Commodores Team was the Commodore himself ... More