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Magnetic Island plugs into Australian Winter Sailing Regatta circuit By Rob Kothe, 12:26 PM Fri 28 Aug 2009
Three years ago Townsville Cruising Yacht Club (TCYC) sailors coming back from the two largest sailing events in Queensland, the twin pillars of Airlie Beach Race Week and Hamilton Island Race Week decided that sheltered waters around Cleveland Bay and Magnetic Island would be the perfect setting for another Australian winter season regatta. ...[more]

Enter Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week now!! By Rob Kothe, 5:02 PM Sat 15 Aug 2009
If you are racing/cruising at Meridien Marinas Airlie Beach Race Week or Audi Race Week at Hamilton Island, then you still have time to add the 2009 Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week to your winter expedition ...[more]

Sail Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week for a new adventure! By Event Media, 1:05 PM Mon 13 Jul 2009
World Heritage listed Magnetic Island, Townsville, is the venue for the annual Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week. Sailed in the pristine waters of Cleveland Bay and around Magnetic Island, Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week presents a series of buoy course, passage and around the island races. The regatta now offers six classes of racing from Friday 4th to Tuesday 8th September 2009. ...[more]

Great Tropical Jazz Party on Magnetic Island follows Race Week By Fiona Harper, Queensland , 11:56 AM Tue 2 Jun 2009
The Great Tropical Jazz Party (www.magneticislandjazz.org), now in its 13th year is an annual festival of cool jazz beneath the palms on tropical Magnetic Island, just 20 minutes by ferry from Townsville. The Jazz Party is timed to follow on a few days after Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week. ...[more]

Sports Boat Division at Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week By Event Media, 4:35 PM Mon 11 May 2009
When entries opened for the third annual Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week to be held in September, Townsville sailor Michael Unwin was quick to jump online and register for the regatta ...[more]

Discover more about Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week By Magnetic Island Race Week Organising Committee, 3:21 PM Sat 27 Sep 2008
We'd like you to think seriously about participating in Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week 2009 in North Queensland, Australia's favourite sailing destination. World Heritage listed Magnetic Island, Townsville, is offering a new regatta in a beautiful tropical location –If you are interested in bringing your boat to the event in 2009, we'd like you to register to receive the DVD. ...[more]

Volunteers thank you - Sunferries Magnetic Island By Al Constable, 12:01 PM Sun 14 Sep 2008
The second Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week has just concluded and competitors, their families and spectators deemed the event a great success. Regattas rely heavily on volunteers and this year the volunteer crew from the Townsville Cruising Yacht Club again did an outstanding job. ...[more]

Zoe wins Sunferries Magnetic Island IRC series By Al Constable, 5:51 PM Tue 9 Sep 2008
Today’s triangular course out on Cleveland Bay was always going to decide the winner of the second Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week Grand Prix division. ...[more]

International Pirates on Black Rose enjoy SMIRW By Al Constable, 12:11 PM Tue 9 Sep 2008
Black Rose owner Rob Hart and his crew of international ‘Pirates’ have sailed in the second Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week. Fully aware that this motor sailor had its limitations in a sailing fleet, the skipper and his crew entered the event ‘just to have fun.’ ...[more]

Ngak Ngak's indigenous art connection - SMIRW By Al Constable, 9:39 AM Tue 9 Sep 2008
In the 2008 Sunferries Magnetic Island regatta, southern sailor Michelle Petrie has been helming in her first regatta aboard her dark blue hulled Beneteau 57 Ngak Ngak. ...[more]

Tight at the Top in Sunferries Series By Al Constable/Rob Kothe, 3:13 PM Mon 8 Sep 2008
A new race record for the 22 nautical mile Magnetic Island Around the Island Race record today set by New Zealand’s Marley Wired. In the IRC Racing fleet, two Townsville boats are tussling for the overall crown. Wayne Millar’s Sydney 41 Zoe leads the series on count back from Leon Thomas’ 7 metre sports boat Guilty Pleasures. ...[more]

Day 3 Round the Island Race - Sunferries MIRW By Rob Kothe, 9:20 AM Mon 8 Sep 2008
Day 3 - the 22 nautical mile Around the Island race in the 2008 Sunferries Magnetic Island series, goes anticlockwise from Nelly Bay. With a scheduled start of 10am. ...[more]

The little boat that could - Sunferries MIRW Day 2 By Al Constable/Rob Kothe, 1:58 PM Sun 7 Sep 2008
Guilty Pleasures, Leon Thomas' 7m sports boat leads the second Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week IRC Division after the completion of racing on Day 2. Zoe is a close second, just one point behind. ...[more]

White Rock Race at Magnetic Island By Rob Kothe, 9:56 AM Sun 7 Sep 2008
A Race Directors role is easier if there is wind and by early afternoon across Cleveland Bay there should be white caps or ‘lambs in the paddock’ as New Zealand born Thompson calls them and the wind should be coming in from the east. ...[more]

Second Time lucky for Townsville sailors By Rob Kothe and Al Constable, Magnetic Island , 4:49 PM Sat 6 Sep 2008
Last year they had a horror start, in fact for Leon Thomas and his Townsville crew aboard their 7 metre sports boat Guilty Pleasures, a non start, in the 2007 Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week. ...[more]

Blue on Blue – venue for Magnetic Island Race Week By Media services, 3:56 AM Sat 6 Sep 2008
Positioned in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Australia’s most popular cruising location, Magnetic Island is an ideal base for exploring the waters of Tropical North Queensland ...[more]

Wind forecast for Sunferries Magnetic Island Race By Rob Kothe, 8:59 AM Sat 6 Sep 2008
Big Smiles from an overflowing roomful of skippers, tacticians and crew at Peppers Blue on Blue at the weather briefing for the 2008 Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week fleet last night. ...[more]

Looking like winners at Sunferries Magnetic Island By Rob Kothe, 6:27 PM Fri 5 Sep 2008
Townsville yacht, Akarana was a division winner at the inaugural Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week and this year she’s back aiming to make an even bigger splash. ...[more]

Mooloolaba’s White Pearl back to Magnetic Island By Rob Kothe, 8:14 AM Fri 5 Sep 2008
Sunferries Magnetic Island Regatta is a very attractive option for skippers with their boats already in the Whitsundays, wanting to enjoy some more northern racing, while waiting for the trade winds turn for an easy trip south. ...[more]

Townsville boats aim to keep the Prizes By Rob Kothe, 1:04 PM Thu 4 Sep 2008
There is a total of $30,000 in prizes on offer in this regatta and lining up on Cleveland Bay for the Grand Prix IRC division start line, the Bakewell-White designed 52 footer Marley Unwired represents the greatest threat to Townsville’s own Grand Prix racer, Wayne Millar’s Sydney 41 Zoe. ...[more]

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