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A bloody great place to go sailing - Wolverines By Event Media, Mooloolaba , 6:39 PM Sat 31 May 2008
Magnetic Island Race Week organisers have issued a warning to all competitors in this year’s event; the Wolverines are coming and they plan to turn on one hell of a party. John Clinton and his team aboard Holy Cow! are travelling north to Magnetic Island for what they expect will be a brilliant week of racing and fun. ...[more]


Get the DVD on Magnetic Island Race Week By Rob Kothe, 3:22 PM Tue 13 May 2008
If an owner/skipper and crew might be interested in racing at Magnetic Island’s second annual race week in September 2008, race organisers will send you the DVD of the 2007 series so you can get a feeling for the event, the venue and the facilities. Click here to register interest ...[more]


Magnetic Island Race Week in pictures By Al Constable, Magnetic Island , 4:17 PM Tue 11 Sep 2007
Racing has just concluded in the Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week and the winners have started to celebrate. ...[more]


15 secs decides Sunferries Magnetic Island series By Rob Kothe & Al Constable, Magnetic Island, Queensland , 6:14 PM Tue 11 Sep 2007
Excitement today as the winners of the inaugural Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week were decided in the last Round the Bay Race. Under blazing blue skies and with the breeze building Race Director Denis Thompson gunned the fleet away at 1130. ...[more]


Images from Magnetic Island Race Week By Al Constable, Magnetic Island , 9:28 AM Tue 11 Sep 2007
Today is the last day of racing in the Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week and the sun is again shining brightly and the breeze is building. ...[more]


Sunferries Magnetic Island series down to wire By Rob Kothe & Al Constable, 4:49 PM Mon 10 Sep 2007
Sun drenched Magnetic Island provided the perfect backdrop for the second last race in the 2007 Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week series today. Under blue skies and with a steady ten knots of breeze, the racing and cruising fleet started off Hawkings Point, before beating up to a clearing mark in the south east then heading round Magnetic Island leaving it to starboard, a 20 nautical mile cours ...[more]


Townsville’s Zoe leads Magnetic Island Race Week By Rob Kothe & Al Constable, 5:50 PM Sun 9 Sep 2007
Another great day at Magnetic Island for Day 2 of the Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week. In the IRC division first race winner Wayne Millar’s Zoe had a disastrous start. Just a few seconds after she crossed the startline, the mainsheet halyard slipped in the clutch, and as it was ground on, the halyard parted and the mainsail began to slip down. ...[more]


Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week Day 2 By Al Constable, Magnetic Island , 1:35 PM Sun 9 Sep 2007
Another great day at Magnetic Island for Day 2 of the Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week. The Cruising fleets are sailing to Five Beach Bay and back and the IRC and PHS fleets are sailing windward leewards on Cleveland Bay. ...[more]


Townsville lead Sunferries Magnetic Island series By Rob Kothe, 6:40 PM Sat 8 Sep 2007
It was perfect weather for the start of the inaugural Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week and today Townsville boats dominated the results. ...[more]


Magnetic Island Race Week starts By Al Constable, Magnetic Island , 1:00 PM Sat 8 Sep 2007
Magnetic Island Race Week commenced today under blue skies and in eight to ten knots of building breeze. ...[more]


Sea breeze soon for Sunferries Magnetic Island By Rob Kothe, Magnetic Island , 11:17 AM Sat 8 Sep 2007
At Townsville airport the breeze has already reached 10 knots from 040 and the sea breeze is now gradually filling in across the channel, so the Race Week fleet is likely to face the starter in about an hour, with winds likely to gust up to 14 knots as the afternoon progresses. ...[more]


Summer breezes for Magnetic Island Race Week? By Rob Kothe, 6:33 AM Sat 8 Sep 2007
You should have been here last week. One of the common sayings at sailing regattas. Whether its marina managers or taxi drivers they can all explain to sailors that today’s glass out would not have happened last week. ...[more]


Magnetic Island Race Week Registration Day By Rob Kothe, Magnetic Island , 3:13 PM Fri 7 Sep 2007
A glorious day on Magnetic Island, and as it is Registration Day for participants in the Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week, we took the opportunity to drive around the island and capture some of the views. ...[more]


Postcard weather for Sunferries Magnetic Island By Rob Kothe, 7:21 AM Fri 7 Sep 2007
Postcard weather ahead of the inaugural Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week. While trade winds of 25 knots plus have been the norm for the last week, the winds have eased and 10-15 knot south easters are expected over the weekend for the start of the inaugural Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week. ...[more]


Whitsunday performers set for Magnetic Island By Rob Kothe, 2:49 PM Mon 3 Sep 2007
The competition is expected to be hot at the inaugural Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week, which runs from this Friday 7th to Tuesday 11th September. ...[more]


We've been having a Whale of a time!! By Rob Kothe & the Sail-World Team, 8:24 AM Tue 28 Aug 2007
Now the focus shifts north to first ever Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week. It looks like there will be 25 plus boats this year and we won’t be surprised to see double that number in 2008. There is a lot of interest from southerners and Kiwis keen to sail further north in the Coral Sea. Cleveland Bay will be a great Sports Boat venue too.. ...[more]


Sail Tassie or Townsville in winter? By Rob Kothe, 12:14 PM Mon 27 Aug 2007
It’s not hard to do the numbers … on water and an air temperature says her owner Hobart Chartered Accountant Harold Clark. ‘We’d rather be racing in North Queensland in the middle of winter than in Hobart.' ...[more]


Yendys takes overall honours at Race Week By Di Pearson, 6:03 PM Sat 25 Aug 2007
Bob Oatley’s Wild Oats X won IRC Racing line honours in the final race at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week today to complete an unblemished record of line honours wins during the week, Geoff Ross’ Reichel/Pugh 55 Yendys has provisionally won the series overall. /b> ...[more]


Yachts breeze into Townsville By Antoinette Woods, 10:17 AM Sat 25 Aug 2007
September’s Sunferries Magnetic Island Race Week will see seasoned competitors from around the country descend on North Queensland for a lucrative week of racing.- there is significant prize money. ...[more]


Magnetic Island Race Week set to boom By Rob Kothe, 8:50 PM Wed 8 Aug 2007
Judging by the interstate and international interest, received for Far North Queensland latest regatta, we might have a sailing tiger by the tail. ...[more]


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