Queensland Cruising Yacht Club’s 2022-2023 summer racing calendar begins in September with the Bribie Cup Yacht Race. Three races spread over September and October make up the Flag Officers Series. The second series of the calendar, the Bramble Bay series starts with two races in November, one in December and one in February. The Heritage Series commences in February with the Ken O’Brien Memorial Race, followed by the Pearl Channel Race in March and the Life Members Race in April.

The 2022-2023 Summer Series and Interclub Calendar is now finalised.  The full calendar and race category listing may be downloaded at the link on the bottom of this page.  The tabular summary form as set out below depicts the AS Safety Category. 

To see the applicable Series for each race it is recommended that participants download the full calendar sheet in PDF form as per the link below.

For the Bribie Cup and Interclub Challenge Notice of Race and entry process, head to the Bribie Cup page.

2022-2023 QCYC SUMMER SERIES AND INTERCLUB CALENDAR

Saturday 3rd September 2022 QCYC Summer Series 22/23 Season Opener Launch  
Saturday 17th September 2022 Bribie Cup Yacht Race (QCYC Inter Club Race Event) 5
Sunday 18th September 2022 QCYC Inter Club Challenge Race (in association with MBBC) 5
Saturday 24th September 2022 Rear Commodores Race 5
Saturday/Sunday 8th/9th October 2022 St Helena Cup – WMSC (Inter Club Race Event) 5
Saturday 15th October 2022 Kingfisher Bay Resort Night Race 1 (QCYC) 5N
Sunday 22nd October 2022 Vice Commodores Race 5
Saturday 29th October 2022 Commodores Race 5
Saturday 5th November 2022 Kingfisher Bay Resort Night Race 2 (MBTBC) 5N
Friday 11th November 2022 SEQ Ocean Racing Qualifier – (SYC Sydney to Hobart Qualifier) 3 Upgraded
Saturday 12th November 2022 Bramble Bay 1 5
Saturday 19th November 2022 Bramble Bay 2 5
Saturday 19th/Sunday 20th 2022 QLD IRC State Championships (Southport Yacht Club) 6
Saturday 17th December 2022 Bramble Bay 3 5
Wednesday 28th December 2022 Brisbane to Southport Yacht Race (SYC Ocean Race Event) 4
Monday 2nd to Friday 6th January 2023 Sail Paradise Southport Yacht Club (Inter Club Race Event) 4
Saturday 14th January 2023 Julian Rocks Race B2G 2023 Qualifier (SYC Ocean Race Event) 3 Upgraded
Friday 20th January 2023 Surf to City Yacht Race Briefing (Venue: Southport Yacht Club)  
Saturday 21st January 2023 Surf to City Yacht Race B2G 2023 Qualifier (QCYC Ocean Race Event) 4/5N
Sunday 22nd January 2023 Surf to City Yacht Race Presentations/Lunch (Venue: QCYC)  
Saturday 28th/Sunday 29th January 2023 Tangalooma Plate Race and Presentation BBQ. Race Start time: 10:30am  
Saturday 4th February 2023 Kingfisher Bay Resort Night Series Race 3 (WMSC) 5N
Saturday 11th February 2023 Bramble Bay 4 5
Saturday 25th February 2023 Ken O’Brien Memorial (QCYC Heritage Series Race 1) 5
Saturday 4th March 2023 Kingfisher Bay Resort Night Race 4 (MBBC) 5
Saturday 11th March 2023 Fairway Challenge – (MBBC Ocean Race Event) 4
Friday 17th March 2023 Kingfisher Bay Resort Night Series PRESENTATIONS (Venue: MBTBC)  
Saturday 18th March 2023 Pearl Channel Race (QCYC Heritage Series Race 2) 5
Saturday 1st April 2023 Life Members Race (QCYC Heritage Series Race 3) 5
Friday 7th April 2023 Brisbane to Gladstone (QCYC Ocean Race Event) 3 Upgraded
     
Starting times for QCYC conducted races are generally 1100hrs  
Night Races start at 1500hrs at the vicinity of the Mud Island West Cardinal Beacon.  
SCORING    
All competitors in all eligible races are awarded Club Championship, Pointscore and Gold Cup points. Entry for these competitions prior to the season commencing is not required.Yachts
not eligible for the Brisbane to Gladstone Race will receive average points calculated for all races up to the B2G race. Yachts that enter and compete in the Brisbane to Gladstone Race will
receive half points for the B2G.    
     
DISCARDS    
  Flag Officers’ and Heritage Series 0
  Bramble Bay Series 1
  Club Championship/Multihull Pointscore 3
  Gold Cup 4
     
ENTRY FEES    
Flag Officers’ or Heritage Series   $30
Bramble Bay Series   $40
Individual race (excluding Bribie Cup, Surf to City or Brisbane to Gladstone) $15
Bribie Cup   $40
Interclub Challenge   $30
Club Championship/Multihull Pointscore, (does not include entry fees for Bribie Cup Race) $100
Gold Cup – as per Club Championship plus Night Race Series. (does not include entry fees for Bribie Cup,  
Surf to City or Brisbane to Gladstone Race)   $140

 

 

For the full 2022-2023 calendar table in downloadable PDF format please follow this link.