The 2019 Queensland Youth Camp & Championship is once again being held at Keppel Bay Sailing Club and this year will be held from 23 to 28 September. The camp and regatta are open to all Australian sailing junior and youth classes and entries open on 1 July 2019. 

Training Camp 23-25 Sept – Improve your skills with some of the best coaches in Australia $325pp
Green Fleet 23-28 Sept – Development camp and regatta sailed in the safe sheltered waters of the Causeway Lake $150pp (recommended level of competency Tackers 3)
Qld Youth Championship 26-28 Sept – Single handed entry $145, double handed entry $185

Please note late entry fees apply after midnight on 8 September 2019. Enter before 16 August to guarantee your event shirt! Further information is available at sailingyouth.org.au/statechamps/queensland.

General enquiries welcome. Email sailing@kbsc.com.au or call 07 4939 9542

 

WHEN IS THE 2019 YOUTH CAMP AND CHAMPIONSHIPS

Queensland Youth Development Camp 23-25 September 2019 (Monday-Wednesday)

Queensland Youth Championships 26-28 September 2019 (Thursday- Saturday)

Green Fleet Development Camp and Championships 23-28 September 2019

WHERE IS YEPPOON?
Yeppoon is a coastal town and locality in the Shire of LivingstoneCentral Queensland. Yeppoon is renowned for its beaches, tropical climate, and the islands out on the bay. Thirty – five minutes from the city of Rockhampton, Yeppoon is the principal town on the Capricorn Coast, a string of seaside communities stretching more than 150 kilometers from north to south. The beaches and shallow coves provide a destination both for tourists and miners settling down in Central Queensland. Offshore, there are 27 islands including Great Keppel Island which is 20 kilometers from Yeppoon.
HOW DO YOU GET TO YEPPOON? WHAT ARE SOME TRANSPORT OPTIONS?

If you are not travelling by car with your boat there are a few options to get here.

BY AIR
The Rockhampton Airport is exceptionally well serviced with multiple flights to and from Brisbane daily direct flights from Sydney and Townsville connections on to other ports around Australia. Airlines that fly into Rockhampton include QantasLink and Virgin Airlines.

BY COACH OR BUS
Greyhound Australia and Premier Motor service operate from the Central bus terminal in Rockhampton with multiple services connecting with Brisbane and Cairns daily. Young’s Buses operate to and from Yeppoon.

BY RAIL
Queensland rail’s Travel train operates services daily to Rockhampton from Brisbane. Services are also available to Cairns. The High Speed Tilt train services run four times a week between Brisbane and Cairns.

IF YOU ARE TRAVELLING BY ROAD
Major Highways link the region with all parts of Queensland and Southern states. These include:

  • Pacific Coast Touring Route
  • Leichardt Highway
  • Australia’s Country Way
  • Capricorn Highway.

Yeppoon is 40km from Rockhampton.

WHAT ELSE IS THERE TO DO ON THE CAPRICORN COAST?

Check out some of our local attractions while the kids are having fun on the water, or stay a few extra days and enjoy what our region has to offer

YEPPOON

Visit our FREE Waterpark on the Esplanade
Cuddle a Koala at our local Cooberrie Park
Enjoy Coastal Shopping
Enjoy one of our many beachesFish or surf at Farnborough Beach

BYFIELD

Visit Nob Creek Pottery
Bush Walks
Take a refreshing dip in one of the rainforest swimming holes

EMU PARK

Visit the Singing Ship
Visit Koorana Crocodile Farm
Walk along the ANZAC Memorial walk
Along the way to Emu Park you can walk up Kemp Hill and view our beautiful Keppel Islands from above
Or call into the Causeway Lake and watch the Green Fleet

HOW DO I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE CAPRICORN COAST?

To find out more about our beautiful area here are some links you may like to explore

http://www.capricornholidays.com.au/

https://www.explorerockhampton.com.au/infocentre/

Or you can easily call our Tourist Information Centre for more information 1800 675 785

WHAT ELSE HAPPENS AT THE KEPPEL BAY SAILING CLUB?

To keep updated with our upcoming Youth Camp and Championships please like the KBSC facebook page

CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR KBSC FACEBOOK PAGE

MEALS

The Keppel Bay Sailing Club offers Yeppoon three great dining options – The Spinnaker, Beach Club Café (at the Clubhouse) and Krackers Bar & Grill. Take a Closer look at our current menus by clicking here. Keppel Bay Sailing Club

ENTERTAINMENT

There is always something happening at the Keppel Bay Sailing Club, from live music and craft beer to elegant evenings and fine wine, from awesome opportunities to win in the gaming lounge to raffles supporting our sailors. It’s all here!

COURTESY BUS

Our courtesy bus is here for your convenience. Just call to book your seats and we’ll collect you from your accommodation and even take you home again when you’re ready to go.

MAP OF THE AREA
For more detailed map of the Area CLICK THIS LINK
WHAT OTHER EVENTS ARE ON DURING THE YEAR?
If you enjoy your stay at the Capricorn Coast why not visit again. Here is a link to what is happening for the rest of the Year. CLICK HERE
WHAT FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE IN YEPPOON?
There are plenty of extra facilities on the Capricorn Coast to make your stay easier including: Hospital, Shopping Centres, Doctor Surgeries, hairdressers.