41st Annual Interclub Bay Cruise

17 - 24 September 2016

Commencing in May 1976, the Interclub Bay Cruise is the largest and longest running single event held on Moreton Bay. Whether your preference is sailing or power boating, the Cruise provides a safe and inexpensive family holiday, with approximately 80 vessels from boating clubs around South-East Queensland attending each year.

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2016 Itinerary

Applications for the cruise are now open. Below are the anchorages, venues and events taking place on the week of the cruise. Contact your club delegates for more details or email commodore@interclubbaycruise.org.au

DAY 1: Saturday 17 September

Sign-on for the cruise will commence at the MBTBC Clubhouse from 2pm. Marina berths for boats arriving outside the harbour walls will be available and local boat owners can arrive by foot or tender at the main club house. The first night festivities will begin with a delicious meal and entertainment in the MBTBC Bistro and set the tone for a fantastic cruise.

Moreton Bay Trailer Boat Club at Manly

DAY 2: Sunday 18 September

After a leisurely cruise across Moreton Bay from Manly, the fleet will arrive at One Mile and enjoy the hospitality of the famous Little Ship Club. There will be plenty food, fun and sun as the cruisers enjoys this little piece of paradise on the North Stradbroke Island. Activities for kids (and bigs kids) will run during the afternoon. Live entertainment will be provided by the Little Ship Club onshore and it is sure to be a great event.

Little Ship Club at One Mile

DAY 3: Monday 19 September

The fleet will depart One Mile for a short stopover at the picturesque Horseshoe Bay for beach activities and lunch. Join the fun of the dinghy races and jump in for a swim. Following a brief cruise to RQYS Canaipa in the afternoon, the cruising fleet will be hosted by the legendary Kevin Ball and our RQYS delegates Steve and Kym. Tacos and mexican food will be on the menu and they have planned some seriously fun activities for the night and you won’t want to miss this one.

RQYS Canaipa

DAY 4: Tuesday 20 September

Cruising down the Canaipa Passage, the cruise will arrive at Tippler’s Passage in time for lunch to enjoy the friendly hospitality of Rebecca and her team at Tippler’s Licensed Cafe. The evening will be an informal affair onshore at the MBTBC Haven with a BYO dinner and campfire sing-a-long. At the half-way point of the cruise, it’s a great opportunity to catch your breath and enjoy the surrounds. The afternoon is left free from activities so cruisers can unwind and socialise on the “South Island”.

Tipplers Licensed Cafe

DAY 5: Wednesday 21st September

Enjoying a leisurely cruise up the Coomera river, the fleet will spend the day at The Boat Works. Onshore will be a sensational night of fun and entertainment at the Galley restaurant. The Galley will offer a fantastic curry buffet and we will see the second instalment of the very popular “Lip Sync Battle”.

The Boat Works

DAY 6: Thursday 22 September

Couran Cove Island Resort will welcome the fleet to their marina and resort after our sail past on the Coomera rever. With pools, bars, dining and a host of activities, it will be the day to let your hair down and enjoy South Stradbroke at it’s finest. Our gala dinner with an “Out of Africa” theme will be held in the evening with a trivia night and fun for all ages. An event not to be missed!

Couran Cove

DAY 7: Friday 23 September

Our final destination on the 2016 is the BOAT Club at Tipplers Passage. The laid back surrounding will be a great way to wrap up the cruise with a free BBQ provided onshore by the Wynnum Manly Yacht at the BOAT Club house. Our famous talent quest will give cruisers young and old the opportunity to strut their stuff and will bring lots of smiles to the cruisers on the final night. Come dressed in your best Aussie outfit.


DAY 8: Saturday 24 September

After a full week of cruising, it is time to say farewell. Some will head home to ports afar and others will stay in Tipplers Passage to enjoy the weekend. The choice is yours! The only thing left to do to starting counting down the sleeps to the 2017 Interclub Bay Cruise!

Want to know what we did in 2015?

Check out the website for the 2015 Interclub Bay Cruise.