MYCQ

Fastest Yachts

Raw Nerve has achieved the most Line Honours wins with 5 wins in 2007, 2007, 2005, 2004 and 2000

Yacht Number of Line Honours
Raw Nerve 5
Captain Bligh 4
Simply the Best 4
Boss 3
Assassin 2
Team Australia 2
Flat Chat 2
Morticia 2
Pumpkin Eater 2
Renegade 2
Shotover 2
Shotover II 2
Vagabond 2
Viva 2

Race Records have been set on 9 occasions with MOD Beau Geste currently holding the race record

Year Boat Skipper   Design Elapsed Time Avg Speed (knots)
2019 Beau Geste MOD70 Karl Kwok T MOD70 15:26:52 19.94
2012 Team Australia Sean Langman T ORMA60 16:28:21 18.70
2004 Raw Nerve Martin Riley C Crowther 18:55:09 16.28
2001 Rogntudijuuu Philippe Coste C Crowther 20:35:02 14.96
1993 XL2 Paul Nudd C Crowther 21:01:30 14.65
1982 Shotover Adrian Rogers C Crowther 21:05:00 14.43
1971 Manta II John Hitch T Crowther 26:04:33 11.81
1969 Renegade Syd Luxford T Hedley Nicol 29:52:47 10.31
1964 (Set during QCYC Race) Vagabond Hedley Nicol T Hedley Nicol 32:08:34 9.58

These are the fastest times on record. These are all times that are less than 22 hours

Year Boat Skipper   Design Elapsed Time Avg Speed (knots
2019 Beau Geste MOD70 Karl Kwok T MOD70 15:26:52 19.94
2012 Team Australia Sean Langman T ORMA60 16:28:21 18.70
2021 Rex Dale Mitchell T ORMA60 16:47:25 16.79
2004 Raw Nerve Martin Riley C Crowther 18:55:09 16.28
2001 Rogntudijuuu Philippe Coste C Crowther 20:35:02 14.96
2019 Rushour Drew Carruthers C Drew Carruthers 20:41:28 14.89
1993 XL2 Paul Nudd C Crowther 21:01:30 14.65
1982 Shotover Adrian Rogers C Crowther 21:05:00 14.43
2019 Top Gun Darren Drew C Crowther 21:50:55 14.10

The following graph shows the trend for the fastest elapsed time for each race since 1965. It shows the fastest yachts in Australia have gone from averaging 50 hours, to complete the race, to averaging 20 hours. From a speed perspective it shows yachts have gone from averaging about 6 knots to averaging 14.5 knots

Fastest Elapsed Time for Each race with a Trend line

This is a scatter graph of all recorded elapsed times. It shows a tend of yachts getting quicker. Yachts have gone from averaging 50 hours, to complete the race, to averaging 35 hours. From a speed perspective it shows yachts have gone from averaging about 6 knots to averaging 9 knots

Scatter Graph of Elapsed Times for all Yachts with Trend Line

Notice of Race

The 2022 Brisbane to Gladstone Notice of Race if available for download here

Race Entry

2022 Brisbane to Gladstone Race Entries can be completed here

Crew Entry

Each Crew member must complete the Crew Entry form which is located here

Sailing Instructions

2022 Brisbane to Gladstone Sailing Instructions are available here

Race Tracker

Each yacht carries a Yellow Brick Tracker which allows spectators to track the progress of all competitors. To view the tracker on a mobile device you must download and run the Yellow Brick Tracker app and search for the Brisbane to Gladstone Multihull Race. To view on a laptop or computer click here

Race History

Read about previous Brisbane to Gladstone Races and how it all started. See the photos and analyse the results and statistics.

B2G News

Offshore Multihull Rating (OMR) System

The MYCQ Administers the Offshore Multihull Rating (OMR) System, which is used to handicap all Multihull Yachts. It is similar to the IRC system used for monohulls but is tailored to be applied to all Multihull Designs. This website provides:

The MYCQ regularly reviews the OMR formulas by looking at race results and analysing trends and new technologies to ensure the OMR system is current and as accurate as possible.

As with most handicapping systems, it is not perfect and rather than criticizing the system and the people that administer it we encourage you to become involved in the club and contribute to developing the system.

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