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Welcome to the 2021 International Etchells Class Queensland Championships

Southport Yacht Club are excited to once again be hosting the 2021 International Etchells Class Queensland Championships. The event will be held on

Saturday 4th – Sunday 5th December 2021

Southport Yacht Club’s sailing head quarters are located on the Gold Coast Broadwater, one of Australia’s most dynamic boating playgrounds. The respected sailing academy offers its own private beach adjoining a secure and spacious grassed area to rig up your boat and lifted by crane into the water where you are likely to be greeted by the pod of resident dolphins and the occasional shy dugong.

Each crew member of each boat will be weighed between 1400 and 1600 hours on Friday, 3rd December 2021 or between 0800 and 0900 hours on Saturday 4th December 2021 to ensure compliance with One Design Rule (OD Rule) C.2.2.

An Early Bird Entry fee of $300 is valid for all entries received prior to 1700hours on Friday, 19th November 2021.

After this date, the Entry Fee will increase to $350 with entries closing on 1700hours, Saturday 27th November 2021.


Established in 1946, Southport Yacht Club’s purpose is to provide excellent facilities for those persons interested in boating and its associated activities, or simply wish to unwind from the daily grind in a unique, relaxed atmosphere.

With three facilities at Main Beach, Hollywell and Dux Anchorage on South Stradbroke Island, Southport Yacht Club is known worldwide for its exceptional sailing and powerboat activities producing many world and Olympic champions.

Facilities include a learn to sail academy, 300 berth award-winning marina and hardstand, waterfront dining, function centre, world-first Waterscape pontoon bar, gymnasium and much more.

For further information please contact the Sailing Office on (07) 5537 7030 or via  Sailing.Admin@sycgc.com.au