Welcome to the 2019 ARYA Australian Championships

Newport, Brisbane, Queensland ~ February 04-16 2019


Queensland attracts millions of visitors each and every year and with 'perfect weather one day and beautiful the next' matched to superb sailing conditions. You can not miss out on the 2019 Australian Championships.

Classes & Event Schedule

Australian Championships for four classes will be sailed over the period of 04-16 February 2019

International A Class

04-05 February 2019

International Ten Rater

06-08 February 2019

International Marblehead Class

09-11 February 2019

International One Metre

13-16 February 2019





Welcome to Newport, home of the Moreton Radio Yacht Squadron.

Newport on the Redcliffe Peninsula is located approx 45 minutes north of Brisbane. This popular suburb of the Moreton Bay Region is known for its predominantly water-side living and as a gateway to explore Moreton Bay itself.

Each year the Moreton Bay Region attracts 2.9 million people both from Australia and all around the world. Visitors can enjoy Redcliffe’s many amazing restaurants and bars, they can cycle or walk along one of the many foreshore bike and walking paths or they can enjoy the many water sports on offer including fishing, boating, jet skiing, paddle boarding, whale watching, diving, kitesurfing and parachuting.

The following features make this is an ideal location for the 2019 ARYA Australian Championship:

Dry launching facilities

Elevated control areas

Excellent and reliable sailing conditions

An onsite cafe with professional catering

Seating and shade sails with a view of the racing area

An area for the public to watch the sport in action


Moreton Radio Yacht Squadron
Cnr Griffith & Boardman Roads, Newport, Queensland


The prevailing wind in February is from the eastern half of the compass in a reliable sea breeze. In these conditions the western bank is used for ranking events, providing a windward leeward course with ample length.

The resident club sails three times a week usually from the southern bank and uses well less than half of the area available for the Nationals. All Controlled Areas are elevated, grassed and in good order. The pontoon is available although most sailors choose to launch from the nearest bank.

The area is tidal with generally clean water and no through tidal flow.


Online Entry, Notice of Race & Sailing Instructions will be available shortly.

Please check back on our website over the coming months for details.


Live results will be available throughout the event

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