General Articles

Boating for Dummies 101: Part 5: Fuel Hose Replacement

Boating for Dummies 101: Part 5: Fuel Hose Replacement

......an article by Dom Appay Last year we did the Club overnighter to Little Ships Club. We moored at the pontoon, partied and slept in our Haines 493F.  Apart from being cosy up front, leg room was a little short, the big thing we noticed was the smell of petrol...

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Variety Jet Trek 2017 Trip Report

Variety Jet Trek 2017 Trip Report

By Greg Deighton (Member 868) 2017 Variety Jet Trek Mission Beach to Airlie Beach – 1st to 6th May Road Trip Leaving Brisbane early Friday 28th to make Sarina for the night. Next day up early and head to Townsville to pick up the crew at the airport and then onto...

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Trip Reports – Variety Jet Trek 2012 to 2016

Trip Reports – Variety Jet Trek 2012 to 2016

By Greg Deighton (Member 868) In last month’s article I introduced you to a wonderful fund raising event involving Personal Water Crafts (PWCs or jet skis) called Variety Jet Trek.  My family has participated in these events since 2012 and this year we will be heading...

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Boating for Dummies 101: Part 4: A bit of Trailer TLC

Boating for Dummies 101: Part 4: A bit of Trailer TLC

......an article by Dom Appay Last time we replaced our boat trailer coupling and bolts and realigned the trailer axle.  While under the trailer I could see rust and corrosion starting but no rust holes. My trailer has spent time swimming in salt water. I’ll have a go...

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Variety Jet Trek 2017

Variety Jet Trek 2017

By Greg Deighton (Member 868) I am a PWC (Jet Ski) rider.  That statement has probably raised some comments about irresponsible riders and hoons on the water.  However, this article is about a dedicated group of Personal Watercraft (PWC) riders who each year...

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Proposal to Review and remake marine safety standard

Proposal to Review and remake marine safety standard

PROPOSAL TO REVIEW AND REMAKE the Transport Operations (Marine Safety – Queensland Regulated Ships Miscellaneous Equipment) Standard 2006 under the Transport Operations (Marine Safety) Act 1994 1. Public Notice (summary) The Transport Operations (Marine Safety –...

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Peel Island November 2016

Peel Island November 2016

On the 20th of November 2016 we had our Club trip to Peel Island.  The trip was well attended with about 13 RBC boats.  A few cool drinks were had, stories few told and the water was nice and refreshing for a swim. A few photo's of the trip are included here.   Thanks...

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Compound Parking

Compound Parking

The Redlands Boat Club has a limited amount of car parking and on a good day the car park fills quickly. We have had a recent incident of a car without a trailer parked in the Compound, this action will result in the Members access FOB being TURNED OFF for 12 WEEKS....

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