Rendezvous Info

The iconic SICYC “Vice Commodores” Rendezvous is held annually on the last full weekend of August.

This is an event not to be missed  – 4 days of fun, great camaraderie and good times with like minded people.

It is located at the home of SICYC – Shag Islet, near beautiful Gloucester Passage in the Whitsundays. View the location on the SICYC Map.

Here’s an overview of the 2022 event.

UPDATED: 17/04/2022

We have lots of news to cover, but the information
you’ve all been waiting for is here! 

Borders are open… Parties are go!  Join us in the beautiful Gloucester passage for an event not to be missed!

Below is the preliminary format and contact information:-

Thursday August 25th

  • All Day meet and greet at Cape Gloucester Resort.
  • The Bar and Restaurant will be operating for meals and refreshments.
  • If you’re dining, please contact the resort directly to make a booking.
  • Radio Rendezvous will be operating to provide the daytime entertainmaent.

Friday August 26th

  • Shag Islet party.
  • BYO everything for the traditional annual gathering on our spiritual home.
  • In the evening Cape Gloucester Resort will have their bar and restaurant operating  to much needed sustainance and libation.
  • Again, for dining reservations contact the resort directly.
  • Radio Rendezvous will be up to their usual antics.

Saturday August 27th

  • Australia, the Lucky Country theme!  Break out your pluggers, swaggies cork hats, and your best G’Day to celebrate just how lucky we are to live in this magnificent country.
  • Stay tuned for the day and night rundown, we’re currently planning a few surprises.
  • Cape Gloucester resort bar and restaurant operating throughout.

Sunday August 28th

  • Pirate Party at Cape Gloucester Resort.
  • Bar and Kitchen operating for lunch and dinner, please book meals directly with the resort.
  • Walk the plank fundraiser for PCFA
  • Auctions, good times, and alas, fond farewells.


So there you have it in a nutshell… revised Rendezvous plan which is still in development.  Last year’s success and positive comments about the laid back feel have definately been taken onboard so get ready for a great weekend in asensational place with wonderful people.

 Season of Sail will culminate on the usual weekend, in the usual place and we can all relax and have our usual great time together celebrating life at “Shaggers”!

Please register your attendance on the SICYC Facebook page for catering and organisational purposes.

Click here to Register on Facebook now.

We hope you can join us at this awesome event.

Below are just a few snippets of past Rendezvous(ers) in their natural habitat!

Annual Migration

Hands Across the Blue

2019 Rendezvous

These Sponsors have dug deep to support SICYC. We ask you do the same for them when you can. Click on a logo to visit our sponsor site.

Major Sponsors


Event Partners

Valued Supporters

It takes more than deep pockets to get behind SICYC. These valued supporters have been there for us too. Help them when you can.

  • AB Marine Electrics
  • Fox Flags
  • Quadrant Marine
  • BOAT Gold Coast
  • Sharon Smallwood
  • Optical Warehouse
  • Dalozzo Art Gallery
  • Sorrento Restaurant
  • Quantum Sails
  • Whitsunday Transit
  • Gladstone Marina
  • Illusions 2
  • Mackay Marina
  • Shingley Beach Resort
  • Gateway Auto Rentals
  • Colour me Crazy
  • Grotty Yachty
  • Ian Anderson - Boating and Marine Apparel
  • Tiana Fry
  • Swift Marine
  • The Watermaker Man
  • Cruising Helmsman
  • All Marine Services
  • The Dingo Beach Store
  • Whitsunday Paradise Explorer
  • Bundaberg Port Marina
  • The Anchor Bar
  • Hawkes Boat Yard
  • Lady Elliot Island
  • Ocean Solutions
  • Coconut Cottage
  • Everything Marine
  • Reel Addiction
  • Mavric
  • Peter Hansen Marine
  • Alcemy Cordials
  • Isonic (web master)
  • Beacon to Beacon
  • Whitsunday Discount Marine
  • Eastcoast Marina
  • Muir Marine
About Shag Islet

Shag Islet is situated in the Gloucester Passage in the Whitsunday Region in North Queensland, Australia (20 03.8 S ... 148 26.5 E). It is a small, rocky islet with a beach which is exposed on the southern end on a falling tide.

There is nothing on the islet except at the annual SICYC Rendezvous when hundreds of "Vice Commodores" gather on the last week end in August each year. MAP

Contact Us

Greg Canning,
President & Vice Commodore Dockside

P.O. Box 5028. MANLY Q. 4179.

[email protected]

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