Ocean racing debutant Zack Austin from Rockhampton appreciates he had the perfect entrée with this year’s Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race. Austin, who turned 15 the day the race began on Thursday July 30, and his dad David joined the team on Peter Kruger’s Archambault 40 Broadsword and this afternoon they motored… Continue Reading ›
On day four the remaining eight boats racing in the Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race are on… Continue Reading ›
The 9th edition of the Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Race is the second slowest on record in terms of… Continue Reading ›
Under a bright blue moon and still with wind on their side, Philip Turner’s 66-footer Alive claimed an unopposed line… Continue Reading ›
About the Race
Starting Thursday July 30 2015
Now in its 9th year, 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 start on Thursday 30 July 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.