Airlie Beach Race Week Festival of Sailing

Sporting Events

8 Aug 2019 to 15 Aug 2019

The Whitsunday Sailing Club is located in Airlie Beach, gateway to the Central Region of Queensland‘s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. It is also the Gateway to the Whitsunday Islands and fast becoming known as one of the World’s premier sailing destinations.

Airlie Beach is also home to one of the largest yacht racing regattas in Australia, Airlie Beach Race Week and its onshore Festival of Sailing.

Hosted by the Whitsunday Sailing Club and now in its 31st year, Airlie Beach Race Week is a seven day event that attracts entrants from all over Australia and overseas.

Offshore the Regatta offers classes from IRC competitive racing through to cruising divisions attracting around 1450 competitors, officials and volunteers.

Onshore the Festival of Sailing, is the Whitsunday Coasts’ most significant public event, presenting seven days and nights of high profile, entertainment and social activities. In 2018 attendances peaked at close to 11000.

In 2019 the onshore Social Program will include free live entertainment food stalls, a festival fun run, a long lunch and beer and wine tastings.

Facilities

Bar Beaches & Surf Cafe Carpark Caters for limited mobility Coach Parking Conference/Convention Facilities Disabled access available Family Friendly Public Toilet Restaurant Shop Sports

Event Times

8 Aug 2019 to 15 Aug 2019

Annual Event

Venue

Whitsunday Sailing Club

Whitsunday Sailing Club, Airlie Point, Airlie Beach, 4802

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