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IOM’s battle in Capricornia

24 November 2020.The forecast for the Gladstone IOM State Championship weekend was a moderate easterly for the entire week before the event and that's exactly what happened.  The first morning the breeze gradually built from not much, to what looked like the top half of A-rig and that was the wardrobe for all for the first race.Frank Russell ... More

We’re back!

The news is good guys - we're heading back to the water!The ARYA & QRYA are happy for sailing to resume, the GPC has been informed and is very happy for us to be resuming activity and we've set the date: Sunday 7th June 2020 @ 1130.Social distancing will be inforced when rigging and general set up,a GRCYC Sanitary Kit has been created, ... More

COVID-19 – Statement ARYA

ARYA Statement on COVID 19 (Coronavirus) – 14 March 2020The situation with the coronavirus outbreak is changing rapidly at present. The ARYA is monitoring a number of sources including the Australian Government, World Health Organization as well as International sailing bodies such as World Sailing and IRSA. Changes announced by the Australian ... More

Season 2020

Off-season maintenance is almost complete, the calendar has been set and the rescue dingy has had her bum cleaned - it must be a new season! This season is looking very healthy for the club with 13 members now on the books, each member preparing to sail regularly this year.Brand new members Steve Langer and Les English have been bitten by the RC ... More

And that’s a wrap…..

2019 has come to a close at the GRCYC with close racing and even closer results... well in Handicap that is.Aaron Farrar showed why he is Gladstone's number one IOM sailor with a dominant performance in the third and final scratch series of the year, finishing 64 points in front of a gallant Laurie Donohoe sailing 'The Whittler' into second and Graeme ... More

Top fleet makes for high-quality 2019 CQ Titles.

2019 Central Queensland IOM Championships - Gladstone25th & 26th May 2019A cracking field registered for the 2019 CQ International One Metre Titles being held in Gladstone, at what’s becoming widely regarded as one of the best radio controlled yachting venues in Queensland. Current Australian Champion Sean Wallis made the trip from WA, ... More

Gladstone Observer Story


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