Gladstone Ports Corporation Winter Series

2021 Series partners

2021 Final Results

Skippers looking for crew and crew looking for Boats

To readily enable skippers and crew to make contact with the view to being placed with a boat, simply follow the link to the QCYC Sailing Club Facebook Group.  If you are not already a member of the group it may be entered by making a request for membership of the group, or you may be nominated by someone who already is a member of the group.  Current QCYC membership ie Full, Family or Crew membership (with ASN number) is essential.


Please complete and submit your crew list

A crew list may be downloaded from the link at the button opposite.  Forms will also be available at the QCYC club house.  They will be placed under the Declaration Box.  Simply follow the instructions, complete and submit.

You may submit an electronic crew list form online.  The online Form is available at this link.


See the QCYC COVID-19 Safety Plan here to download. The COVID-19 Statement of Compliance is at this link.  

Otter Rock Plate

A reminder to all entrants that Team nominations must be submitted by 1600hrs on Friday 25th June.  Nominations require that 2 yachts as a team are to be nominated in order to be eligible to win the Otter Rock Plate.  Both mono hull and multi hull teams are required.  Submit your team nominations now.


Winter Series Calendar

The 2021 series commences on May 29 with Races 1 and 2 (short courses).  The Listing of Divisions opposite is preliminary and final allocations will be confirmed when each boat logs in before Race 1.  In the meantime all of the series race dates and the presentations date are available to view and download from the QCYC EVENTS CALENDAR


SAILING INSTRUCTIONS ENTER THE SERIES OR A SPECIFIC RACE Preliminary Divisions list (subject to change) crew list Monohull Division 1 Results to Race 7 Monohull Division 2 results to race 7 Multihull Division 3 results to race 7

QCYC is excited to announce a new partnership with the Gladstone Ports Corporation commencing in 2021  The Winter Series will now be known as The Gladstone Ports Corporation Winter Series and consists of nine races over a mixture of short courses and passage courses.

The series is open to both Monohulls and Multihulls.  In the 2021 series there will be great incentives for vessels to compete, including excellent trophies and prizes, and with generous week long marina berth stays at the Gladstone Marina on offer, (as operated by the Gladstone Ports Corporation) the prize details of which will be set out closer to the series commencement.

The series includes a five race Travellers Series, the Otter Rock Plate Team Event and the Winter Bell Challenge.

The Otter Rock Plate is for teams of two boats who compete for the Monohull and Multihull Plate over the course of the races held on the Otter Rock Weekend.

The Winter Bell challenge is a series long trophy competed for by the Sandgate Yacht Club and QCYC.

The Travellers mini series is designed to encourage visiting competitors and is spread over three weekends at the end of the series.  See latest Notice to Mariners 10 June 2020 in relation to navigating Cabbage Tree Creek.

The fleet is normally split into two monohull divisions and one multihull division.

We have a return to racing in July 2020 with a revised winter series timetable.  The club has a COVID-19 safety plan in place which among other things, is applicable to the ongoing conduct of our racing program.  See the QCYC COVID-19 Safety Plan here to download. The COVID-19 Statement of Compliance is at this link.

Please note that we are restricted in numbers within our licensed premises under our safety plan. Therefore any competitors who intend on socialising at the Club House after their race, and who have not made any booking request via the Bar and Restaurant Page beforehand, are requested to make contact with the on duty staff prior to setting off before their race.  


2020 Winter Series Results

2019 Winter Series Results

Historical Results