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  Date 10 Apr - 13 Apr
  Description 61st running of the event.

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Bob Robertson faced challenges in 2009 Brisbane to Gladstone By Ian Grant, 11:36 AM Wed 15 Apr 2009
Sunshine Coast ocean yacht racing skipper Bob Robertson has sailed some difficult miles in a career spanning 27 years. This year when his Farr 40 Cracklin Rosie remained moored in the repair dock at Yeppoon 340 nautical miles from the start line. ...
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Brisbane to Gladstone - Geelong's Shogun wins PHS By Ian Grant, 12:07 PM Mon 13 Apr 2009
Royal Geelong Yacht Clubs Rob Hanna justified the expense of making the long haul to Queensland with a popular Performance Handicap win in the Brisbane to Gladstone race with his boat Shogun, the former Living Doll, a fixed keel Cookson 50. ...
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2009 Brisbane Gladstone – Sydney’s CYCA wins Federation Cup By Ian Grant, 8:20 AM Mon 13 Apr 2009
The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia won the Federation Cup teams trophy recognised as the nautical version of the State of Origin in the 61st Brisbane to Gladstone Race over the Easter weekend. ...
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Brisbane to Gladstone – in a class of their own By Ian Grant, 7:25 AM Mon 13 Apr 2009
Racing on a TP52 is no arm-chair ride however the Wot Yot crew who raced ten nautical miles with a three metre split in the Jib-top headsail waiting for a 26 knot rain squall to pass on Good Friday night had good reason to be proud of their second place result finishing only 25 minutes 59 seconds astern of race winner Quantum Racing and 4 minutes 19 seconds ahead of Wot Now. ...
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Ray Roberts Cookson 50 Quantum Racing wins Brisbane to Gladstone race By Ian Grant, 5:48 PM Sun 12 Apr 2009
Champion Sydney blue water yacht racing skipper Ray Roberts successfully steered his high performance Cookson 50 class sloop Quantum Racing to an outstanding win in the Brisbane to Gladstone race. Full results here. ...
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Brisbane Gladstone Race- Squalls test sailors By Ian Grant, 6:12 AM Sun 12 Apr 2009
Isolated squalls gusting to 30 knots tested the character and ocean sailing skills of experienced Brisbane to Gladstone Race sailors overnight. Popular Sydney skipper Ray Roberts and his Quantum Racing crew which completed the 308 n/ml race with a corrected handicap time of 35 hours 42 minutes 46 seconds yesterday remained unchallenged overnight. ...
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Quantum Racing leads Brisbane to Gladstone on handicap By Ian Grant, 9:19 PM Sat 11 Apr 2009
Quantum Racing skipper Ray Roberts remained confident this afternoon of a brisbane to Gladstone handicap win. 'We hung tough and expect to face a long night, but provisionally we are in the box seat' he said. ...
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Quantum Racing leads Brisbane to Gladstone race on handicap By Ian Grant, 6:40 PM Sat 11 Apr 2009
Peter Harburg’s exciting Reichel Pugh designed custom 66 Black Jack powered to an impressive line honours win in the Brisbane to Gladstone Race earlier today and for a while it looked like she would take the line honours and handicap double. But Ray Roberts Cookson 50 Quantum Racing now has the best time on handicap. ...
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Black Jack scores line honours victory in Brisbane to Gladstone race By Ian Grant, 12:06 PM Sat 11 Apr 2009
Peter Harburg’s pocket rocket Black Jack romped to an impressive line honours win in the 308 N/ml Brisbane to Gladstone Race earlier this morning ...
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Black Jack in control - Brisbane to Gladstone race By Ian Grant, 7:57 AM Sat 11 Apr 2009
Brisbane pocket-maxi Black Jack reached for super star status when she power sailed past Lady Elliot Island at 3 o’clock this morning. By 3am today Black Jack had stretched her lead to an amazing 32 nautical miles over the 2008 winner Quantum Racing. ...
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Black Jack heads for runaway Brisbane Gladstone win By Ian Grant, 5:51 AM Sat 11 Apr 2009
Brisbane pocket-maxi Black Jack, the top performing 66 foot canting keel Reichel Pugh blasted past Lady Elliot Island at 3 o’clock this morning. Owner Peter Harburg was onboard heading for his own special place in the 61 year Brisbane to Gladstone Race history when skipper Mark Bradford and crew left a white water wake reaching the 223 nautical mile mark with a remarkable average speed of 14.86 ...
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Queensland’s Black Jack leads Brisbane-Gladstone fleet north By Sail-World.com, 2:19 PM Fri 10 Apr 2009
Peter Harburg’s Reichel Pugh 66 Black Jack this afternoon led the 48 boat Brisbane to Gladstone fleet north out of Moreton Bay. As Black Jack approached Spitfire Banks, at the top of Moreton Bay, the wind had swung to the northeast and she was under headsail. ...
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