Mark Hipgrave’s Beneteau First 36s7 called The Healer finished the Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race last in the fleet, at 5.30am this morning, Sunday August 3, 2014. On handicap it’s a very different story, the small Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron crew outclassing the entire PHS fleet. “Last year we finished last in… Continue Reading ›
Long-time Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron member Chris Morgan wondered pre-race if his boat’s number one berth allocation at the final… Continue Reading ›
The line honours victor is decided; now the handicap pursuit is on in the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron’s 8th Club… Continue Reading ›
If the wind holds, by midnight tonight the 8th Club Marine Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race should have a… Continue Reading ›
About the Race
Starting Thursday July 31 2014
Now in its 8th 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 31 July at 12 noon 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.