8 Results for author: Pacer QLD

2019 Queensland Team Racing Championship

Calling all Team Sailors! We are proud to announce the return of the Queensland Team Racing Championship for 2019 sponsored by Andrew Woodforth Marine and Muir Windlasses Australia! To be held on the 7th of April at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, the Queensland Championship will bring together team sailors from around South East Queensland to ... More

2019 Team Racing Workshop

Sick of coming last around the top mark? Are you an expert in turning winning positions into losing positions? Getting dizzy from too many penalty turns? If these thoughts are familiar or you are just looking for an extra edge, the Pacer Queensland Team Racing Workshop is for you! To be held at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron on the 9th of March, our ... More

Brisbane Riverfire Sailing Regatta

The Pacer Queensland team will be back out on the water on the 29th of September for the Brisbane Riverfire Sailing Regatta hosted by South Brisbane Sailing Club. Come join us for a few sprint races on the the Brisbane River followed by river fire. We even hear there will be a trophy and some prizes up for grabs in the Pacer division. South Brisbane ... More

2018 Pacer Queensland State Championship

Pacer Queensland is continuing the revival with the 2018 Pacer Queensland State Championship! The State Champs will be an all-ages fleet racing competition held at the Lake Cootharaba Sailing Club on the 5th and 6th of May. We will be holding the competition at the May Weekend Regatta alongside the Heron State Championship with the Jack Holt Trophy also ... More

Pacer Queensland Team Racing Cup

After a few quiet years, Pacer Queensland is back! To kick things off, we are putting on the inaugural Pacer Queensland Teams Racing Cup, with the Bill Byth Perpetual Trophy up for grabs. More

2015/16 Pacer National Championships

The Pacer and Pacer Pursuit national championships will be held at Victor Harbour Yacht Club in South Australia from 27 Dec 2015 - 02 Jan 2016. Green fleet and non-spinnaker divisions will be run. Inexperienced sailors are welcome and assistance can be provided. School teams also welcome. Enter at: www.pacersailing.org.au More

Team Sailing Gains Popularity

The core of success for team racing is teamwork. Team racing is very tactical and technical with a need for adequate boat speed and handling. Teams’ racing traditionally involves 6 boats of the same class (3 from each competing team) with each race aiming to be approximately 8 minutes in length. The winning team is the team with the least number of total ... More

A Competitors Experience

When I started sailing with school, I wasn’t sure what to expect, I had my first week in the t - squad before moving to the B team. I Team raced in the B’s for a while before being selected to crew for the A’s. By this time I was loving the sport and we were having a great season. The other schools, including Moreton Bay Girls and Moreton Bay Boys, ... More