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Its Friday must be Hammo

'Hamilton Island Marina - Audi Hamilton Island Race Week'    Sail-World.com ©    Click Here to view large photo

A string of bright blue days in the Whitsundays and the caravan has moved from Telcoinabox Airlie Beach Race Week to Audi Hamilton Island Race Week, where 160+ boats will racing in the 29th annual event.

A steady succession of yachts coming in from Airlie and lots of boats out rig tuning, checking sails and getting acquainted.

The SuperBand is tuning up on mainstreet.

The Skippers Welcome function is just a few hours away, at the Hamilton Island Yacht Club.

Here are a few images we’ve all enjoyed from the last few weeks.

We will of course bring you all the latest from Hamilton Island over the next week and we will then be at Magnetic Island from August 30th to September 5th where the number of southern boats has jumped again.

Tom Slingsby victorious - August 6, 2012 - Weymouth, England -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

August 8, 2012 - Weymouth, England - Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen (AUS) Gold Medal winners -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

Mathew Belcher and Malcom Page celebrating their Gold Medal win in the Mens 470 - with coach Victor Kovalenko - his sixth Olympic Gold as a coach -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

Olivia Price, Nina Curtis and Lucinda Whitty (AUS) who won the Silver Medal today, 11.08.12, in the Medal Race Women’s Match Racing (Elliott 6M) event in The London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition.

The London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition runs from 29 July to 12 August and brings together 380 of the world’s best sailors to race on Weymouth Bay.
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