Queensland Beneteau Cup 2018: 3rd place Ocean Gem
Day 1: Ocean Gem became 3rd on handicap (2nd across the line) with 15 knots of breeze that built to 22. Stronger conditions were forecast for the final day of the regatta.
Day 2: 3rd and 3rd overall in the QLD Beneteau Cup. Ocean Gem missed out on the line honours trophy on the 2nd day by 25 seconds after 3 hours of racing. Well sailed by Ocean Gems crew in really challenging conditions.
Ocean Gem competed for the 5th year in a row. In the last 4 years, they achieved to take line and/or handicap honours three times.
Queensland Beneteau Cup
An exciting 2 day State regatta on Moreton Bay. Competing for the 5th year in a row and a force to be reckoned with after taking out line and/or handicap honours in 3 of the last 4 years, this exciting 2-day regatta is one of Ocean Gem’s favourites. Its actioned pack from start to finish with 2 x 8 leg races across the 2 days on Moreton Bay.
Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron
Queensland Beneteau Cup is organised by the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron. Established in 1885, the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron in Manly, Brisbane is now a world-class facility for members and their guests to enjoy their boating interests well as providing a venue for them to enjoy the times when they are not on the water.
Ocean Gem is a 45-foot yacht for the ocean sailing adventure of a lifetime. Whether its a 600nm ocean passage down Australia’s East Coast, a 200 yacht regatta around the Whitsunday Islands, the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race, a Tasman Sea crossing or circumnavigating Tasmania, why not join Ocean Gem as a paying crew member in one of the limited spots available for each adventure. Find out more about offshore sailing onboard Ocean Gem. Check out the crew testimonials to see what others have to say about their adventures onboard Ocean Gem. Come ocean sailing!
Yacht Races onboard Ocean Gem
Passages onboard Ocean Gem
We hope to see you soon on board Ocean Gem
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