Yachting enthusiasts from around the world flock to Queensland’s sunny shores to breathe in the crisp ocean air and explore the pristine waters. And recently, Tourism Queensland has made a strong case to get the rest of Australia’s boating community to join them.
From seasoned sailors to amateur boaties; stretching from the Gold and Sunshine Coast in the South East to Townsville, the Whitsundays and Southern Great Barrier Reef in the North, Queensland is offering up a thrilling line-up of maritime events and activities throughout the year. See how the professionals do it at one of the many exciting race weeks. And when the sun goes down, join the locals for the race week festivities and enjoy the warm, friendly hospitality Queensland is famous for.
Upcoming events include…
April 22-24, 2011
Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race Gladstone
June 9-12, 2011
Etchells Australasian Winter Championships Sunshine Coast
August 5-8, 2011
Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Yacht Race Brisbane, Capricorn
August 12-18, 2011
Airlie Beach Race Week Whitsundays
August 19-27, 2011
Hamilton Island Race Week, Whitsundays
September 1-6, 2011
Magnetic Island Race Week Townsville
To find out more about Queensland’s ‘Season of Sailing’, visit QueenslandHolidays.com.au.
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