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IOM Coomera Cup 2024 Event Report

Jonesy  wins Coomera Cup for the 4th year in a row.

Well done Paul, you have actually won every Coomera Cup since this was the 4th time it has been run.

Maybe we could get a perpetual trophy and leave it at your home.

CC2024 was held over two days , 22nd and 23rd of June.

New committee members announcement



Eagleby Classic IOM Regatta


Jefferys Claims QLD DF65 Title

Over the weekend 27 & 28th April Paradise Radio Yacht Club hosted the 2024 DF65 Queensland Championships held on their Emerald Lakes Course at the Gold Coast. This was a well supported and exciting weekend for the premier QLD DF65 sailing event of the year.

Marbleheads sail at Eagleby

 Marbleheads are going.


Eagleby moves into its next phase and encourages everyone to enjoy the great venue.


DF65 Interclub RD1 2024


Redlands Radio Sailing Club was the host for this first Association DF event of the year.

We had 4 clubs represented for the first time Redlands, Paradise, Springfield, and Sunshine Coast. The event has been expanded this year to include SCRSC to accommodate the expansion and the growing  popularity and the DF class within our state .

Vale Clive Ball

Sadly, the inevitable has occurred, and Clive has passed away peacefully this morning, 6/2/24, at around 11:30 am.

There will be no funeral.




The Moreton DF95 Classic got underway on Saturday 25th under overcast skies and a NE breeze at Newport’s Jabiru Canal with eleven skippers competing.

After a comprehensive briefing, the racing got underway a few minutes after 10am.

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QLD IOM Championship 20 – 21 October 2023

The Gladstone Radio Controlled Yacht Club hosted the 2023 QLD IOM Championships with 28 entrants representing all States.  16 races with 2 heats using the HMS were held over the two days. Thank you to all those who travelled to join us, and also to those who joined us for a casual meal and a few drinks at the Gladstone Yacht Club on Saturday night.

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2023 Central Qld IOM Regatta. 9th & 10th September 2023

A cloudy chilly morning greeted the 17 skippers who started race 1 in a brisk "Top of A"  SE breeze.


DF 95 Queensland State Championship

Fantastic conditions for the  2023 Dragon Flite 95 Queensland State Championships hosted by Eagleby  Radio Yacht Club at Eagleby, Queensland

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The 2023 Eddie Cowell Regatta, hosted by the Sunshine Coast Radio Sailing Club, saw 35 IOM’s compete with skippers from all States except NT plus three all the way from New Zealand. 3 days of fantastic racing ensued with a good range of conditions and wind directions.

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Qld A Class championships 2023

The 2023 QLD A Class Championship was raced this year at Eagleby over two days. Conditions on both days were light SE in the morning building to a good A rig in the afternoon. Racing was closed after 26 races with a clear result and another race win for the consistent Barry Grant. Placegetters were Frank Russell QLD 1st, Barry Grant NSW 2nd, Peter Anderson NSW 3rd.

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Classic IOM Regatta at Eagleby Radio Yacht Club on the 29th of October.

Calling all classic IOM skippers, we are running a regatta for classics only, so if you have one that meets the criteria, please clean it up and get ready to race with other boats of the era for a fun day of racing at Eagleby.




Hosted by EAGLEBY RADIO YACHT CLUB saw a fleet of twenty boats with ten boats from Fiji, NSW, Vic, and Canberra.

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Ten Rater invitational

Paradise radio yacht club hosted the Ten Rater Invitational, which saw 11 boats sailing. After a slow start due to winter weather, racing got away in a light ESE breeze.



Fraser Coast RYC proudly hosted this Regatta at Hervey Bay. Even though the fleet was small there were some quality sailors chasing the title.


IOM South Queensland Championship Comes Down to the Wire

Twenty two sailors competed in the 2023 South Queensland IOM Championship at Kawana over the weekend of 01-02 July, at another successful event hosted by the Sunshine Coast Radio Sailing Club.


Successful DF Championships on the Sunshine Coast

The Sunshine Coast Radio Sailing Club was selected to host the 2023 DF65 and DF95 National Championships at Lake Kawana from 1st to 7th June. It was the clubs largest hosting event, and in classes they do not regularly sail – but who would have known….

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Coomera Cup 2023

The Coomera Cup 2023, hosted by Wynnum Manly Radio Model Yacht Club (WMRMYC) at Eagleby, was held over the weekend of the 27th and 28th of May. 

Saturday's weather was bright and sunny with variable light winds. The variable winds were a challenge for the PRO, Lindsay Walker, who, together with the boat crew, did a fantastic job, under very trying conditions, of setting fair and competitive courses. 


2023 South Queensland DF95 Regatta

This event was the first two-day regatta for DF 95s hosted by the PRYC, which commenced on Saturday, the 25th of March, at Emerald Lakes; some 26 entries were received, and by the start time of 10.00 am, 22 skippers were ready to race. A delay to the start was required as the bright sunny day yielded little to no wind until a very little East to South East breeze started to fill in, requiring a move of the racing area to the eastern side of the lake, hence delaying racing until 10.45 am.


South Queensland Ten Rater Championship at Banora Point

The Twin Towns Club again put on a very successful Regatta for the 10R fleet hosting the South Queensland 10R Championship on April 01. Eight boats crossed the line at the start, and eight boats finished it as well. Even though the numbers were down, the quality of the fleet spread from 1 – 8 places. The officials were also top drawer with probably two of Qld’s premier PROs in Lindsay Walker and Bill Clancy and the state’s top race scorer in Anne Walker—pretty good stuff. The club’s volunteers also did a very professional job with the boat crew, observers, and administrators. The weather was testing all involved in trying to set a course, but, at the end of the day, we had very fair courses, with 16 races completed, getting the 3rd drop, which ultimately proved the difference for the winner.


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