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Fast downwind start predicted

All four models being used by the 2016 Brisbane to Keppel Race Director are coming together with a similar forecast for this Friday’s start – South Easterly winds between 20 and 30 knots – promising a fast downwind start and the distinct possibility that the race record could be in danger.

Gear Pickup from Rivergate Marina – Thursday

The RQYS gear truck will be at Rivergate Marina from 1030 until 1230 on Thursday 4 August to pick up… Continue Reading ›

Brisbane to Keppel – For when great just gets even better

by John Curnow 10th birthdays usually involve a lot of presents and single food group treats. Oh yes, candles, a… Continue Reading ›

Brisbane to Keppel – Forget the whales. Get on this migration.

At 131 years of age, the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron is steeped in a grand history and pedigree that is… Continue Reading ›

About the Race

Starting Friday 5 August 2016

Celebrating our 10th race, the Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race continues to grow. B2K is the signature offshore yachting event for the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron.

The 348 nautical mile race will starts at 1100 just east of Green Island on Brisbane's beautiful Moreton Bay. The yachts will cruise along the shorelines of the world famous Fraser Island before crossing the Tropic of Capricorn bound for Keppel Bay Marina.

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