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Sealink Magnetic Island Race Week - An extra Day and F18 Nationals

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The fastest growing regatta in Australia, Sealink Magnetic Island Race Week, has taken another giant step forward.

Terry Dodd, from Sealink announced today '‘North Queensland has suffered some setbacks in the last few months, but now we are looking forward to the 2011 Sealink Magnetic Island (SMIRW) event, which will be bigger and better than in previous years. This year SMIRW will host the 2011 F18 Catamaran Australian Championship - a strong expansion of an already spectacular event. ‘

‘'We are pleased to announce the event is being lengthened by an extra day with more races. A lay day on Sunday September 4th will feature a vibrant street festival at Horseshoe Bay.'

Regatta Director Denis Thompson added ‘This regatta has continued to attract a larger fleet each year and now with a substantial fleet, it’s the right time to add an extra day.

'It’s very pleasing that the F18 Catamaran class has recognised that this is a very desirable venue for its 2011 National titles and we look forward to some great racing for the catamarans and for the entire fleet.'

Australian F18 National Championship -  Lulu Roseman  

This regatta is classified as a Category '6' event (YA Special Regulations, Part 1).


Racing will be provided in the following Divisions subject to at least six entries being made or accepted in that Division. Should there be insufficient entries to form a particular Division, yachts entered for that Division may be allocated to another Division at the discretion of the Race Committee. The Race Committee may at its discretion form additional Divisions as required.




IRC Racing


PHS Racing


Cruising with Spinnaker


Cruising Non-Spinnaker


Multi Hulls


Sports Boats


F18 Catamarans


Eligible boats shall enter online no later than Friday 26 August 2011 via the event website at

Schedule of Events DATE



Thursday 1st

All Classes except F18 Catamarans


Regatta Headquarters

Friday 2nd

F18 Catamarans


Regatta Headquarters

All other Classes

Racing as scheduled

Saturday 3rd

All Classes

Racing as scheduled

Sunday 4th

All Classes

Racing as scheduled

Monday 5th

All Classes

Racing as scheduled

Tuesday 6th

All Classes

Racing as scheduled

Presentation of Prizes

Entry Fees

The entry Fee will be AUS $300.00 for the IRC Racing, PHS Racing, Cruising with Spinnaker, Cruising – Non Spinnaker, Sports Boats and Multi Hull Divisions.

The entry fee will be AUS $280 for the F18 Catamarans.

Further Information:

Click here for the Provisional Notice of Race

by Sealink Magnetic Island Race Week Media


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