NQ Games - Notice to Competitors #1


Ross Chisholm, Monday, 25 June 2012


SI Clause 5.1 – Schedule of Races

There will be no racing on Monday – The invitation race and Race 1 are cancelled.

Racing will be scheduled to commence with warning signal 09:55 on Tuesday 26 June2012.

A maximum of 12 races will be conducted.

SI Clause 7 – Racing Areas

Due to predicted inclement weather, the regatta will be relocated to Kinchant Dam, North Eton. (See below directions to new location).

All racing will be conducted on the dam until further notice.

1. Head south on Mackay-Slade Point Rd go 350 m total 350 m

2. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit and stay on Mackay-Slade Point Rd About 5 mins go 4.2 km total 4.5 km

3. Continue onto Sydney St go 450 m total 5.0 km

4. Turn right onto Gordon St About 2 mins go 1.3 km total 6.3 km

5. Continue onto Bruce Hwy/National Highway A1 About 4 mins go 3.5 km total 9.7 km

6. Turn right onto Peak Downs Hwy/State Route 70 About 18 mins go 21.6 km total 31.3 km

7. Turn right onto North Eton Rd About 7 mins go 3.8 km total 35.1 km

8. Turn left onto Eton Rd go 170 m total 35.3 km

9. Turn right onto Kinchant Dam Rd About 10 mins go 5.7 km total 41.0 km

10. Continue onto Off Kinchant Dam Rd go 190 m total 41.2 km


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2018 Yachting program is out



Come sailing Mackay Yacht Club boats are always in need of new crew. This is a good safe non expensive way to get into the sport. There is a large range of boats to suit everyones abilities. Please contact the rear commodore  Rcommodore.mky@gmail.com

Social Sailing at MYC 2018


 Social sailing is an activity that the club runs on some Saturdays throughout the year. This is something the anyone can participate in. 

Further details are available under Sailing in the main menu above.

We meet at the marina at 12 noon and are usually back in by 4. So if you want to join us contact Bob on 4956 2618 or mazandbob01@bigpond.com and reserve a spot.

You don’t even have to have been out on the water on any sort of boat. You will now have the chance to go for a quiet sail on a yacht to get an idea of what sailing is all about. You will be taken out with an experienced skipper and crew and you will get a chance to try steering the vessel and trimming the sails. Or you can just sit back and relax.


The following dates are possible social sailing days.


2018 Possible Social Sailing Dates.


Feb 3 10
Mar 3 10 17
Apr 7 21 28
May 5 12 19
Jun 2 9 16 23
Jul 7 21 28
Aug 4 11 18 25
Sep 8 15 29
Oct 6 13 27
Nov 3 10 17 24
Dec 1 8 15



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For Sale / Wanted

Crew Wanted: 

Matangi is looking for crew for Club racing and Airlie Beach Race Week. Enthusiastic and committed learners are welcome.  Contact David on 0429 896 002.

Bill Hopton is looking for crew to sail on Mistery (Swarbrick 99).  Crew experience preferred but not essential.  Contact Bill on 0418663563

2 crew positions available on Elliott 7 , Omen for Airlie Beach Race Week and  possibly some lead up races .  Some sailing experience would be prefered but a great sense of humour is mandatory ! 

Ring Pete on 0407 761 434 and please leave mesg.