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Established in 1946, Southport Yacht Club on Australia’s Gold Coast is known worldwide for its exceptional offshore and inshore sailing opportunities, Sailing Academy, powerboat fraternities, lake house watersports centre and award-winning and exclusive waterfront dining. Southport Yacht Club’s Sailing Squadron located on the inshore Broadwater at Hollywell offers excellent facilities and a supportive learning environment for all levels of sailing expertise with sailing camps and courses offered. Southport Yacht Club also boasts a fourth venue, an exclusive private retreat, Dux, located on South Stradbroke Island which proves to be a very popular weekend destination for many members.

Proudly supported by Major Events Gold Coast, The Yacht Sales Co Sail Paradise 2024 is Southport Yacht Club’s Flagship Regatta event, now in it’s 15th year.

In 2024, Southport Yacht Club has launched Australia’s Newest Ocean Race, a Flagship Ocean Racing event, the GCCM Gold Coast Mackay Yacht Race



2024 Details coming soon.