Gladstone Ports Corporation Winter Series

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QCYC Gladstone Ports Corporation Winter Series Overview

The Gladstone Ports Corporation Winter Series consists of nine races over a mixture of short courses and passage courses on Moreton Bay.

The series is open to both Monohulls and Multihulls.  The series offers great incentives for vessels to compete, with trophies and prizes including week long marina berth stays at the Gladstone Marina as provided by the Gladstone Ports Corporation).

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

Participating Boats which will be navigating in the Cabbage Tree Creek area should be aware of the latest Notice to Mariners concerning dredging operations.

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 or other participating and affiliated AS club (with ASN number provided) is essential. 

Please complete and submit your crew list

A crew list hard copy form may be downloaded here.  Forms will also be available at the QCYC club house.   Please note that all crew must have an Australian Sailing Number (ASN) or apply here at Sail Pass to obtain temporary coverage and be issued with an ASN.

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

Alternatively, completed hard copy forms may be emailed to Race Entries or sent via SMS to the mobile number listed on the form as per the Sailing Instructions, prior to the start of the race.

Otter Rock Plate

A reminder to all entrants that Team nominations must be submitted by 1600hrs on Friday 17th June.  2 Yachts are to be nominated as a team to compete for the Otter Rock Plate.  Both mono hull and multi hull teams are eligible to enter.  Submit your team nominations now.





Saturday May 14th 2022 Summer Series Presentation Dinner QCYC Clubhouse 6.00pm Drinks 7.00pm Dinner  
  Winter Series Races  
Saturday 28th May 2022 Race 1 and 2  
Saturday 11th June 2022 Races 3 and 4  
Sunday 19th June 2022 Race 5 Travellers Series 1
Saturday 25th June 2022 Race 6 Travellers Series 2/Otter Rock 1
Sunday 26th June 2022 Race 7 Travellers Series 3/Otter Rock 2
Saturday 2nd July 2022 Races 8 and 9 Travellers Series 4 and 5
Sunday 3rd July 2022 Winter Series Presentation Brunch Coffee 9:30am Brunch 10:00am Presentation 11:00am
Friday 15th July 2022 Vintage Yacht Regatta Arrival/Briefing/Party VMYNT Arrival/Briefing
Saturday 16th July 2022 Includes Vintage Yacht Regatta and Party Vintage Motor Yacht Navigation Trial
Sunday 17th July 2022 Includes Vintage Yacht Regatta and Presentations Vintage Motor Yacht Navigation Trial
QCYC would like to acknowledge the assistance of Australian Sailing to enable the creation of this sailing schedule.  

2021 Series Results

2020 Winter Series Results

2019 Winter Series Results

Historical Results