sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : Airlie Beach Race Week - Entries now open
Airlie Beach Race Week - Entries now open


'Colourful Fun at Airlie Beach Race Week'    Teri Dodds    Click Here to view large photo

Airlie Beach Race Week is being held from 9th to 16th August. While for the southern parts of Australia spring has definitely sprung, don’t pack away the summer clothes too deeply in the drawers, as in Northern Queensland the planning for the 24th annual Airlie Beach Race Week is well underway.

The Whitsunday Sailing Club has released the Notice of Race and is taking online entries for the 24th annual Airlie Beach Race Week 2013.

With the regatta dates changing slightly from previous years to allow competitors the opportunity to participate in the Great Whitsunday Fun Race on Saturday 17th, before heading across to Hamilton Island to take part in Audi Hamilton Island Race Week.

The regatta will consist of eight classes, including the Multi-hull Australian Championship, Sportsboats, handicap and one-design keelboat racing and the very popular Cruising classes.

With the Port of Airlie development much further progressed, including the scheduled completion of the WSC dedicated, there will be greater berthing options within walking distance of the off-water fun at the sailing club.

WSC Commodore, Mr Rob Davis says, 'This year promises to be another great regatta, with our club, community and management team all working to provide a fun and exciting event, with plenty to enjoy on and off the water. If you have always wanted to race in the warm waters of the Whitsunday Islands we would love to see you here in August.'

Airlie Beach Race Week has always been known for its fun and affordable atmosphere, and the 2013 event will be no different. With nightly entertainment and events at the Whitsunday Sailing Club, where in the true traditional of the regatta, stories and lies will be told over a cool refreshment, before heading into one of the many fantastic venues located within walking distance in town for dinner or to continue the party.

The easy accessibility and vast range of accommodation options of the mainland town of Airlie Beach has ensured that it is a popular regatta with many forms of trailable boats, especially Sportsboats and multihulls.

In 2013 the Multihull Australian Championship will be run as part of Airlie Beach Race Week. Victorian Trimaran owner Tim Pepperell has already started his planning for the trip north to sail in the Whitsundays this August.

'We enjoy making the trip to Airlie Beach, as at the end of a long journey are some of the best sailing grounds in the world. The locals also go out of their way to make us welcome doing whatever they can to help us get out on the water. We are looking forward to a great series with potentially 40 boats competing for the Australian Championship,' says Pepperell.

The Whitsunday Sailing Club has engaged New Tack Events to work alongside regatta Principle Race Officer, Denis Thompson to manage the event on behalf of the club. New Tack Director and Olympic Sailing Gold medallist Mark Turnbull OAM is excited to be working with the Sailing Club to keep improving what is already a fantastic event.

'We are looking forward to doing our part in ensuring that ABRW continues to grow and provide the sailors and their families with a great opportunity to race and holiday in Airlie Beach, the gateway to the Whitsunday Islands'.

To Download the 2013 Airlie Beach Race Week Notice of Race and enter online please visit here.


by Jav Greaves

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=108267

11:12 AM Tue 9 Apr 2013GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.







News - USA and the World

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 CEO Knut Frostad talks (Part I) *Feature by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team,


Fisher's View: Sailing perfection at Hamilton Island- Day 3 by Bob Fisher, Hamilton Island, Queensland








America's Cup: Team NZ wish Davis well with new team by Richard Gladwell, Sail-world.com/nz,


2014 Formula Kite World Championship Day 1 by Markus Schwendtner, Istanbul
























Opera House Cup - Images by Ingrid Abery by Ingrid Abery/Sail-World.com,


Teams descend upon Cowes for inaugural J/111 World Championships by Stuart Johnstone, Cowes, Isle of Wight, England




























2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games trailer
2014 Chicago Grand Slam - Canfield wins
Round Britain and Ireland Race - Varuna takes overall lead
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week; Crosbie Lorimer Day 1 Images
Fisher's View: Hamilton Island Race Week - Day 1 - Stayin' Alive
CORK Olympic Classes Regatta 2014 - Day one
Youth Olympics: practice over, athletes welcomed, time for YOG sailing
Round Britain and Ireland Race - Record for Artemis-Team Endeavour
2014 Melges 32 U.S. National Championship - Day 2
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland: Artemis sets fourth course record
2014 Chicago Grand Slam - Top seeds survive as semi-finalists
420 and 470 Junior Europeans - Breezy day 4 in Gdynia
RC44 World Championship - Dramatic improvement for Artemis Racing
18' Skiff International Regatta - Action begins August 25th
Round Britain and Ireland Race - Challenging conditions arise
Round Britain and Ireland Race - Record-breaking monohull victory
Round Britain and Ireland Race - Dongfeng Race Team finishes third
RC44 Marstrand World Championship - Bronenosec the star performer
Bahamian Olympic Sailor to carry flag in honour of Sir Durward Knowles
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race: Records continue to tumble
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race: Course Record for Team SCA   
Round Britain and Ireland Race - Team Alvimedica completes the race   
2014 Melges 32 U.S. National Championship - Day 1   
420 and 470 Junior European Championships - A crazy race day 3   
2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race: Monohull record smashed   
2014 Chicago Grand Slam - Top seeds take the early lead   
Frostad proud to have seven Volvo Ocean Race boats with seven sponsors *Feature   
RC44 World Championship - Bronenosec Sailing Team on form   
Round Britain and Ireland Race - Dongfeng defends third position   
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Vestas Wind emerges into the sunlight   
Volvo Ocean Race: Round Britain on board Team SCA with the   
Volvo Ocean Race: Round Britain on board Azzam and Team Campos   
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race - Twist of fate on day 5   
Mallorca’s Puerto Portals to host the 2015 TP52 World Championship   
Volvo Ocean Race: Round Britain on board with Team Alvimedica   
Volvo Ocean Race: Round Britain with on board with Team Dongfeng   
Melges 32 U.S. National Championship 2014 - Teams ready for action   
USA Match Racing Grand Slam Series - Kicks off in Chicago   
U.S. Youth Championships - Climactic finish on Lake St. Clair   
Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games - Lake Jinniu action on the horizon   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL WAS US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT