General Articles

Whale Watching off Straddie

During July to October the humpback whales can be witnessed travelling up and back down the coast by RBC members and their families who are prepared to venture east of Stradbroke or Moreton Island. Nothing is more majestic than watching a 40 tonne whale launch itself...

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Little Ship Club Dinner

On Saturday the 14th of May 2016 we ran our boating event being dinner at the Little Ship Club on North Stradbroke Island. We had 16 boats attend the event with 14 tied up to the 160 foot pontoon and 2 anchored up in the basin using tenders to come in.  5 boats left...

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Passing of Merv Alley – D.LM. and P.C.

Mervyn Roy Alley (29/12/1928 – 23/04/2016) It is with deepest respect, and sorrow, that the Club pauses to pay tribute to one of our own – Late Past Commodore (1990 to 1993) and Distinguished Life Member – Mervyn Roy Alley – who left us following a recent short...

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Website Members Area Live

Over the course of April we have launched the members area of our Website.  All RBC members should by now all have received and email from webmaster@redlandsboatclub.org.au with the subject "Your account at Redlands Boat Club is now active". If you have not received...

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April Peel Island Lunch

On the 10th of April 2016 we ran our club social event being lunch at Peel Island.  The weather was beautiful and we had 16 boats attend with approximately 32 Adults and 16 Children. The boats were spead over about a 150m section of the beach in horseshoe bay with...

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Karl and Leone Tolg’s Maiden Trip with RBC

Our Maiden Boat trip with the RBC on the 13th and 14th of February 2016 - The Weekend overnighter, Crab Chase and Cook up, at Blakesly’s Anchorage By Karl Tolg (March 2016) We just like to let everybody know how much we enjoyed this weekend with the most friendly and...

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A Whale of a time

By Al “Skipper” Lacoste - October 2005 One Sunday evening in mid April, my wife, Joan and I received a call from our eldest son Peter, who was living in Hong Kong with his job. Peter asked us would we like to sail the Whitsundays, well who would not? That evening Joan...

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