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Volume 18 Issue 5

Hamilton Island Race Week 2003
Paul Wilson was in the Whitsundays to catch all the action of the 20th Hamilton Island Race Week, sponsored by Hahn Premium. Once again I have had the good fortune to be able to clip on my media pass, dust off the camera, and cover my seventh Race Week.



Southwind UB580
Zodiac Acti-V Hull
Quintrex Positive Flotation
Yamaha Package
SeaRay 375 Sundancer
51 Dolphin



Burke Sleeveless Jacket
Burke Yachtsman Bag
Simrad 33 Series
Shimano Stellas
Lowrance X67c
Storm Read-to-Rig Soft Plastics
Bombardier E-Tec
Shimano Telescopic Rods
Magellan SporTrak Color

Publisher's Page

The Lure of Hamo

As you will read further on in this magazine, the 2003 Hamilton Island Race Week was once again a highly successful event.

Technical Article

The Sunday from Hell

The damage was spread from Pittwater in the north of Sydney to Sylvania in the south. The worst damage was reported in Sydney Harbour where scores of boats were swept onto the eastern shore, particularly around Seven Shillings Beach, Double Bay and Rose Bay. But the effects of the storm were so wide spread that damaged boats were reported in Port Stephens and as far south as Hobart.