History of Yacht Race on Display

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History of Yacht Race on Display

Homing pigeons, cyclones and shipwrecks will all feature in the new local history exhibition celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Qld Cruising Yacht Club Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery and Museum from next Monday.

The display, Racing Onwards, features an extensive timeline of the history of this annual event which has become one of the most anticipated occasions on our region's calendar.

The exhibition marking the 60th anniversary will be officially opened by Herb Prendergast, Race Director of the Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race, at the Gallery/Museum at 6.30pm on Monday 17 March and all are welcome to attend. The display will continue until 19 April.

Official Invitation 17 March 2008 (PDF 203kb)

Inset: Hoana CY18 took line honours in the inaugural Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht race in 1949.