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 ... 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 ... 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 ... More

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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... More

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