The Queensland Cruising Yacht Club Winter Series consists of nine races over a mixture of short courses and passage courses. The series is open to both Monohulls and Multihulls.
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.
The fleet in normally split into two monohull divisions and one multihull division.
For 2020 the race dates (subject to any governmental health directives) are as follows: