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How to follow the Race Spectacle

It has never been easier to watch the start of Gladstone Ports Corporation Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race and follow the action all the way through to Gladstone. Whether you are on the water, standing on shore or watching the world leading live streaming of the Race you will not miss a second of the action.  The live streaming is proudly supported and brought to you by Gladstone Regional Council’s Easter in Gladstone.

If you’re not lucky enough to be there in person when the starting gun fires there are plenty of ways to follow the race, worldwide and for free. You can join our action-packed, two-hour coverage, 10am Good Friday, 29th March, live and free on KayoSports, through the official B2G Facebook page or here on the Official B2G Website. Click here to view and bookmark the live stream page.

Click here to go direct to the Race coverage.

To get the full effect of the race atmosphere you can’t beat joining the action on the water among the spectator fleet of craft of all shapes and sizes from ferries to kayaks.

The live streaming of the Gladstone Ports Corporation Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race is proudly brought to you by Gladstone Regional Council’s Easter in Gladstone.

Yacht Tracker

By far the most visited page of the website is the Yacht Tracker page, which allows viewers to track the entire fleet or a particular boat from start to finish. Yacht Tracker uses a specifically designed tool that calculates the predicted results for each and every boat in the fleet, so you can see how each boat is performing.

Each yacht will be fitted with a Yellowbrick tracker that will obtain a position using the GPS satellite network, and then transmit that position back to Yellowbrick HQ using the Iridium satellite network.

Each yacht’s position is then visualised on the race yacht tracker map. In addition, the yacht tracker system also shows distance to finish line and progressive corrected time positions under the IRC, ORCi and PHRF handicap divisions.

On The Water

If you are taking your own boat out to the start, Bramble Bay is always very busy and crowded before the start so we are asking everyone to familiarise themselves with the Race Exclusion Zone and follow the advice of the race officials on the day. It can be very chaotic out there and if spectators are inside the Zone, the Race simply cannot start.

The main Zone marked by yellow buoys stretching from the start line up to Redcliffe will be in place from 9:00am on the morning of the race. The area around the start area must be avoided from that time. The area around the Redcliffe turn must be clear for 10.30am and finally, the zone around the Shorncliffe Pier and yellow Fisheries Beacon should be avoided between 11am and noon.

If you don’t have a boat but would still like to be on the water take a look at Brisbane Cruises who will be offering day cruises to view the race. Brisbane Cruises will be granted access to the exclusion zone close to all the on-water action.

The Race Start Area in Detail

From the Shoreline



Celebrate Easter in Gladstone – the gateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef. The Marina comes alive with harbourside celebrations all Easter long weekend.

Enjoy the Harbour Festival’s carnival rides and family-friendly entertainment, and visit new attraction Sculptures by Gladstone Harbour.

Over 18s can celebrate the end of the Gladstone Ports Corporation Brisbane to Gladstone yacht race at The Village’s Line Crossing Party, or enjoy fresh produce at the Yachtsman’s Long Lunch or the Seafood Festival.

Accommodation packages available. Easter in Gladstone – why would you be anywhere else?

Easter in Gladstone Website

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