Sailing Matters

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1949 Start of the Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race - GRAGM Collection, Photographer Ivan Holm

Sailing Matters

Celebrating 75 years of the Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race


Sharing the stories of the 1949 inaugural Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race, we celebrate 75 years of welcoming the competitors across the finish line.

This social history exhibition showcases historical images and memorabilia from Douglas Drouyn, skipper of the Sea Tang. Mr Drouyn was one of the founding members of the Queensland Cruising Yacht Club and the Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race.

Douglas’ son, Denis Drouyn donated these items from the family collection to the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum.


Sailing Matters Presentation 

Mr Denis Drouyn, son of Douglas Drouyn skipper of the Sea Tang, will be presenting unique historical insights and showcasing artefacts from the first Brisbane to Gladstone yacht Race. Learn more here. 

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