For a quarter of a century, two iconic Queensland yachting events Airlie Beach Race Week and Hamilton Island Race Week, have attracted hundreds of boats from the southern states each August, but very few had ever ventured further north.
But now that has changed. Just seven years ago, Townsville Yacht Club with the strong support of Townsville based Sunferries, now SeaLink Queensland staged the first Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week, with support from Events Queensland and Townsville City Council.
Latest NewsSealink Magnetic Island Race Week 2014 dates announced Andrew Wallace, Townsville ,
1:56 PM Sat 7 Dec 2013 GMT
Lock in August 28 to September 2 in your sailing calender, the dates for the eighth Sealink Magnetic Island Race Week.
The 2013 regatta was a huge success, the only northern regatta to have been blessed with decent breeze after Hamilton Island and Airlie Beach suffered from lack of consistent winds.
SeaLink Magnetic Island Race – The Scenic Tour of Windville SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week Media,
4:54 AM Mon 2 Sep 2013 GMT
The seventh annual SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week and another glamour day for the 55 boat fleet. In the Multihull Racing division, Andrew Stranský’s Seven Seas 50 Fantasia, the series leader, with three line honours and handicap wins was an impressive sight as she hit the start line, at 15 knots. There was only one problem… she was 15 seconds early.
SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week Day 3 - A small barbeque Sealink Magnetic Island Race Week Media,
7:14 AM Sun 1 Sep 2013 GMT
At SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2013 racing continued today for the IRC Racing and Multihull Racing Divisions.
The Race Committee set a triangle followed by a windward/leeward leg or as Regatta Director Denis Thompson said with a smile and a trace of New Zealand accent 'The fleet will be sailing a small BBQ, a Chop and a Sausage.'
SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week 2013 - The last day of winter Sealink Magnetic Island Race Week Media,
6:37 AM Sat 31 Aug 2013 GMT
28 degrees and blue skies, the very last day of Australia´s harsh northern winter. Just another great day on the water, for the 2013 Magnetic Island Race Week feature event, the Zodiac sponsored Round Magnetic Island Race.