Welcome to the Hervey Bay Sailing Club.

Hervey Bay Sailing Club

The Hervey Bay Sailing Club is situated on a beautiful 7 km white sandy beach, facing North, in the delightful City of Hervey Bay, three and a half hours North of Brisbane.

It's protected by the magnificent Heritage listed Fraser Island, making for an excellent sailing venue, that has been utilised by the Club over the last 50 yrs.

These waters are also home to the famous "Bay to Bay Yacht Race", with the exception of 2020 due to COVID 19  has been  held every year since 1981. The Bay to Bay will be into it's 43rd year (42nd B2B)  in 2023.

This race has attracted as many as 200 trailable yachts in the past, and promises to be a special event in the sailing calendar of all on the East Coast in 2021.

The Hervey Bay Boat Club
Bay to Bay Yacht Race.

Download the 2022 41st Hervey Bay Boat Club Bay to Bay Race Results

The Annual Hervey Bay Boat Club Bay to Bay Trailable Yacht Race sailed over the Queensland Labour Day long weekend is a two leg approximately 84km long two day Category 5 (limited rescue availability in daylight hours) race for eligible (NoR 4) monohull and multihull trailable yachts.

The Bay to Bay Yacht Race is through the pristine Queensland waters of the Tin Can Bay Inlet, the Wide Bay Harbour, the Great Sandy Strait and Hervey Bay from north of Snapper Creek Tin Can Inlet to east of the Urangan Boat Harbour Hervey Bay with an overnight stop in Garrys Anchorage, located between Fraser Island and Stewart Island.

You will sail in the company of a large fleet of trailable yachts through the largely remote, unspoilt and truly spectacular wilderness area of the Great Sandy Marine Park including the Great Sandy Strait Ramsar Wetland Area, the Fraser Island World Heritage Area and the Great Sandy National Park.

All of these areas provide critical habitat to the endangered resident and migratory loggerhead marine turtle, dugong and prolific bird life.

The race is Queensland’s largest trailable yacht race and one of the three largest trailable yacht passage races in Australia.

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Congratulations to Colin Verrall for his lifetime achievement award at the Aus Sailing Qld Awards Night. Colin has dedicated 40 plus years to the Bay to Bay Yacht Race and many other things around our sport. Well done Colin and thankyou for all your commitment to the Bay to Bay.Congratulations to Colin Verrall from Hervey Bay Sailing Club! #awards #austsailqld #queensland #sailing #qldsailingawards ... See MoreSee Less

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Well earned award Col!

Congratulations Col and thanks for all your work in the Bay to Bays.

Congratulations Colin on a mighty achievement.

Congratulations Colin. well deserved 👍🍻

Congratulations Col. Well deserved. From Peter and Janelle Ison.

Congratulations Col great achievement

Congratulations Col.

Congratulations Colin, thoroughly deserved!

Well done Colin. Such a knowledgeable chap. See you on the beach at Stumers😎

That’s awesome! Congrats Col and thanks for everything from all the Hulmes

Congrats from me and Alan Dau

One of a kind . Well deserved .

Well done. Congratulations.

Congratulations Colin, well done champ

Congratulations Colin, well deserved.

Well done col you deserve it

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Happy Dad’s Day.
Here’s hoping you at least get near the water today!
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