The Magnetic Island event will be based at Nelly Bay Harbour and the world class developments taking place in the harbour and on the island generally will create a magnificent cosmopolitan home for the annual event, attracting southern yachts, crews and attending supporters. Social events will be held on the island and mainland.
It is anticipated that 500 – 600 sailors, crew and accompanying families will attend over the week, visiting yachts staying 7 – 10 nights in the region.
sail-world.com -- News - 2006 Magnetic Island Race WeekFri, 1 Sep 2006 to Sun, 3 Sep 2006
Magnetic Island Race Week Australia's newest event
By Event Media,
3:35 PM Mon 21 Aug 2006
The inaugural Magnetic Island Race Week starts on 1st September and all eligible yachts are invited to join the fleet in the newest and richest event on the national sailing calendar. ...
Magnetic Attraction, Aust newest Sailing Regatta
By Jeff Jimmieson, Magnetic Island Race Week Director,
7:57 AM Wed 16 Aug 2006
Welcome to the newest event on the national sailing calendar - Australia’s richest Sailing Regatta at beautiful Magnetic Island off Townsville. The Magnetic Island Race Week will offer first class racing on Cleveland Bay and around Magnetic Island, spanning the weekend of September 1st – 3rd, 2006 following closely on the heals of the Airlie Beach and Hamilton Island events. ...
Don't miss Magnetic Island Race Week
By Media Services,
11:27 AM Mon 14 Aug 2006
Australia’s richest Sailing Regatta will be held annually off Magnetic Island, attracting some of the country’s leading mariners and yachts to the magnificent sailing waters of Cleveland Bay. ...