One of the premier yacht racing events of Australia, the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week is a firm fixture on the racing calendar, for yacht enthusiasts and spectators alike.
With visitors from all around the world encroaching on the Whitsundays for Australia’s largest offshore keelboat event, competitors, families and friends as well as international visitors and guests head to Hamilton Island to enjoy a week of boating, wining, dining and entertainment in this annual on-water and off-water carnival that is the pride of the Whitsundays.
This annual event is situated right on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef, and set amongst the pristine backdrop of the 74 Whitsunday Islands, with Hamilton Island being the home to this gala event.
Hamilton Island is well known for it’s glorious weather, crystal azure blue waters, white sandy beaches and breathtaking coral reef and fauna, not to mention it’s exquisite dining and culinary delights that make up this amazing location, and the host of this great yachting event.
The racing events are split into different divisions, with a Grand Prix class for the top-class racers as well as a a Passage class for the fast cruising luxury yachts, and then performance racing and sports boat classes.
There are also additional classes of racing for bareboat, cruising, corporate and SuperYachts.
The Hamilton Island Yacht Club and Marina are the primary home to the fun and festivities of the Audi Hamilton Island race Week, which also encompasses a live calendar of events including fashion parades, golfing competitions, celebrity chefs and much more.
If you are planning visiting Hamilton Island for the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week during the 17th and 24th August, make sure you book early, with the best deals on Hamilton Island accommodation available at www.Whitsunday Apartments.com.au
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