Social side of things..

Airlie Beach Race week Festival of Sailing.  Six days of racing and seven nights of free live entertainment.  Join in the weekend Family Fun Run.    Book in for the long late lunch on the lawn.  View the action, the colour and spectacle of sailing.  There are food stalls and free live music most nights - see the program below for details. All welcome at the Whitsunday Sailing Club from 9th to 16th August

Don't miss out! 

What's On

Race Week Long, Late Lunch on the Lawn - Sunday 12 August 12 Noon till late

The 2018 Race Week long lunch features a menu from the ocean to the paddock, consisting of five courses, each expertly paired with wines to suit.  Sit back, relax, enjoy the view and indulge! At only $70 per person, this is the Whitsundays' culinary event of the year. Tables are limited so BOOK NOW on (07) 49 466 138 or email to:  functions@whitsundaysailingclub.com.au

Festival Fun Run - Sunday 12 August – 4:00PM

Join in the Festival Fun Run from the Whitsunday sailing Club, heading out to the Airlie Beach Lagoon and then back again. Total distance is 1 mile.  Your challenge is to walk, jog or run just the single mile, or as many miles as choose to attempt in 1 hour. For every mile that is achieved, Airlie Beach Race Week Festival of Sailing will donate $1.00 to A Mile In Their Shoes. The festival fun run will be staged by the Airlie Beach Running Club and proudly supported by WSC. Selected winners will receive meal vouchers to enjoy at the Whitsunday Sailing Club and everyone is invited to enjoy a night of live music with "Living in the 70's".

Food Stalls at The Airlie Beach Race Week Festival HQ

Open every evening from 5pm at the Whitsunday Sailing Club, food stalls will offer foods to please. Come and feast on a range of foods supplied by a range of local caterers. Match these delights with a $6 beer, wine or mixer from Race Week Bar!

Live Entertainment at Whitsunday Sailing Club

We have a cracking line-up of live entertainment at the Whitsunday Sailing Club, including solo artists, bands and parties!  Check the listings below for details:

 

Airlie Beach Race Week 30th Anniversary Festival of Sailing

‚ÄčProgram for 9 to 16 August 2018

 

Thursday 9th:        At the Whitsunday Sailing Club Race Week Central

From 10:30am Competitors Registration

From 4:00pm       Competitors Briefing & Welcome function with entertainment from The Daisychains

Free Crew Shuttle service provided between WSC & APM (3:30pm to 10:00pm)

 

Friday 10th:             At the Whitsunday Sailing Club Race Week Central

Day 1 racing         (Start Times TBA)

From 4:00pm       Prize presentations and live entertainment from Acca Dacca

Free Crew Shuttle service provided between WSC & APM (3:30pm to 10:00pm)

 

Saturday 11th:       At the Reef Gateway Hotel (RGH)

Day 2 racing        (Start Times TBA)

From 4:00pm      Prize presentations and entertainment from the Elton John Experience

Hosted food & drinks for Competitors at RGH from 4:30 till 6pm courtesy of the Reef Gateway Hotel

Free Crew Shuttle service provided between WSC, APM & the Reef Gateway Hotel (3:30pm to 10:00pm)

 

Sunday 12th:          At the Whitsunday Sailing Club Race Week Central

Day 3 racing        (Start Times TBA)

From 12:30          Whitsunday Food Service Reef & Beef Long  Lunch & Festival & Fun  Run

From 4:00pm                 Prize presentations followed by entertainment from with Living in the 70’s

Free Crew Shuttle service provided between WSC & APM (3:30pm to 10:00pm)

 

Monday 13th:        Lay Day at the Whitsunday Sailing Club (Club House)

From 10:30       All day lunch at the Club with live entertainment

From 12:30       Lay Day Lunch at Hemingway’s on Abell Point Marina (Bookings essential)

 

Tuesday 14th:        At the Whitsunday Sailing Club Race Week Central

Day 4 racing (Start Times TBA)

From 4:00pm Prize presentations followed and live entertainment from Chris Mathews

Free Crew Shuttle service provided between WSC & APM (3:30pm to 10:00pm)

 

Wednesday 15th: At the Airlie Beach Hotel

Day 5 racing (Start Times TBA)

From 4:00pm Prize presentations followed and live entertainment from Classic Soul with DJ Vince Teach

Hosted food & drinks for Competitors from 4:30 till 6pm courtesy of the Airlie Beach Hotel

Free Crew Shuttle service provided between APM & the Airlie Beach Hotel (3:30pm to 10:00pm)

 

Thursday 16th:      At the Whitsunday Sailing Club Race Week Central

Day 6 racing (Start Times TBA)

From 4:00pm Daily & Series Prize presentations followed and live entertainment from The Cadillacs

Free Crew Shuttle service provided between WSC & APM (3:30pm to 10:00pm)

 

Free Crew Shuttle Transfers provided by Whitsundays 2 Everywhere and Whitsunday Transit