Brisbane Etchells

Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron

Welcome to Brisbane Etchells!  The 2018 Etchells Worlds are over but we are not stopping – our next big regatta is the 2019 Australian Championship held from 13-18 January, 2019 hosted by Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron.  We’ve had some terrific feedback from so many Worlds competitors so we know we can host a fabulous regatta for everyone. We look forward to welcoming all skippers, crews, partners, families and friends back to Manly for another battle on Moreton Bay.

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Latest News
November 25, 2018

The 2019 Australian Championships will be held from Sunday 13 – Friday 18 January hosted by Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron.  The regatta will consist of two days of registration, one weigh in and a practice race on and seven races over 4 days.  There will be two social functions – the Welcome event on Monday […]
October 27, 2018

Winners are Grinners! Lisa Rose celebrate their overall win in style! Seen a lot of water. Been to a lot of places. Today, Brisbane pretty much offered the classic mix of sun, and just enough wind for the last two races of the 2018 Etchells World Championship. I think it is fair to say that […]
October 26, 2018

It is always nice to be on station, on time, and with the prospect of racing getting underway near enough to the schedule. Tick. Tick. Even Huey, the God of Wind had delivered a wonderful Northerly in the ten-knot zone for 2018 Etchells World Championship to enjoy. There’s always a catch, and this time it […]
October 25, 2018

Looking at it, and knowing this is about sailing, you might expect that headline to be some reference to huge wind shifts. It is not. Mind you, out on the track today for the 2018 Etchells World Championship, we did see everything from 110 early on, to 050/060 degrees, with the latter being where it […]
October 24, 2018

There was more breeze this morning than there was this afternoon on Moreton Bay in Brisbane. This was great news, for it meant that after just a short stay ashore, the 2018 Etchells World Championship Race Committee sent the 94 boat fleet out for racing, and it looked like there was more than a great […]
October 23, 2018

The 2018 Etchells World Championship Race Committee has been pretty clear about it. They have lost the last two mornings to ultra-light and variable winds, and they want to run the best series they can until Saturday 1500hrs, when they can set no more races away. Nine in total would be ideal, seven makes for […]
October 22, 2018

On shore this morning you felt that it was going to be a grand day. The time had come. Race one, and even race two were upon us. A champion crew was soon going to be determined for the 2018 Etchells World Championship being held on Moreton Bay in Brisbane, Australia. Yet once out past […]

Latest Promo Video

Check out our recap video from the 2018 Etchells Worlds and see why you won’t want to miss out on the 2019 Australian Championship from January 13-18 hosted by the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron.