Quick introduction, my name is Mike Peberdy, I’m the owner of XL2 and have enjoyed sailing multihulls (and anything lead free) for many years.

A number of us are keen to see regular well populated fleets of multihulls in our own backyard, Moreton Bay.

Between the MYCQ and RQYS we have come up with a regatta that we hope to hold each year 2 weeks prior to the Brisbane to Gladstone.

Our goal is to build a regatta with strong entries and a regular on everyone’s calendar. 5 boats so far have committed to race, with a number of good crews/boats expressing interest.

The Program reflects different kinds of Sailing as part of a Day Racing program, with longer races as a chance to

stretch the legs, and short courses to test boat handling, there is something for everyone.

Yachts with an OMR rating may choose to race with a serious approach to their on-water time, PHS will also be on

offer, or multis may wish to cruise in company as part of the 4-day program of activities.

Date Event Warning Signal/Time
Friday 16/03/2018

Compulsory Competitors Briefing (req. 2 crew representatives from each yacht)

1300 – 1330

R1 Twilight Short Passage Race around local Manly Islands


Casual Cocktail Presentation


Saturday 17/03/2018

R2 Round the Cans Race – OMR Division Only 1000

R3 Passage Race to Canaipa, Russell Island Preceding R2

Dinner at RQYS Canaipa and Daily Presentation Preceding R3 (note the club will provide transportation for gear)


Sunday 18/03/2018

Breakfast at RQYS Canaipa

0730 - 0830

R4 Long Passage Race from Potts Point


Band at RQYS Main Clubhouse and Daily Presentation


Monday 19/03/2018

R5 Short “Corners” Passage Race


BBQ Lunch and Closing Presentation


The NOR is at:

The Entry form is at:

RQYS also has a facebook page for the event:

Sailing instructions:

Please let me know if you have any questions. I can be contacted on this email or 0408 207 077.

If you plan to enter, get your entry in fast, more numbers will build momentum and the success of the event.


Mike Peberdy

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