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Sandy and Bob Oatley announced Hamilton Island Yacht Club has been confirmed as the Challenger of Record for the 35th America's Cup

Hamilton Island Yacht Club Confirmed as Challenger of the 35th America’s Cup

01 Oct 2013

Just 5 days after the 30th anniversary of Australia winning the America's Cup in 1983, Hamilton Island Yacht Club has been confirmed as the Challenger of Record for the 35th America's Cup. Hamilton Island Yacht Club’s Australian team will represent all challengers in dealings with the defender Oracle Team USA of Golden Gate Yacht Club, San Francisco.For...Read More

L-R: Audi Australia’s managing director Andrew Doyle and Huntress crewman Marco Bergamuncha. Credit Andrea Francolini AUDI

‘Huntress’ wins grand prize at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

26 Aug 2013

• Sydney 39Cr ‘Huntress’ owned by Philip Grove wins major prize at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week • Audi’s $117,900 A6 allroad quattro on offer for one year loan • 30th year of Audi Hamilton Island Race Week proves a great success Sydney/Hamilton Island, 26 August 2013 - A motor mechanic with a knack for consistency behind the wheel and his Sydney crew...Read More

The Paspaley Pearl Pursuit Luncheon at qualia

Paspaley Sends Audi Hamilton Island Race Week Guests on a Pearl Pursuit

24 Aug 2013

Paspaley has hosted the Pearl Pursuit and Luncheon as part of Audi Hamilton Island Race Week’s 30th anniversary celebrations.Special guests at the event included actress Asher Keddie and Vincent Fantauzzo, models of the moment the Stenmark twins, Zac & Jordan, TV personality Catriona Rowntree, celebrity stylist Romy Frydman, socialite and mother-to-be...Read More

Lunacy Prix d' Elegance. Credit Andrea Francolini Audi

Family fun at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

24 Aug 2013

Audi Hamilton Island Race Week provides something for everyone, from pro international America’s Cup sailors to families contesting their first Whitsunday series.Melbourne couple Mal and Chris Dennis and their two children Tara, 11, and James, 8, are wide eyed as their first Audi Hamilton Island Race Week comes to a close. The Dennis family is racing...Read More

Box Office sailing. Credit Andrea Francolini Audi

Multitude of reasons to be at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

24 Aug 2013

Audi Hamilton Island Race Week, which is this year celebrating 30 years of being a keystone sailing calendar event in Australia, is constantly adapting and reshaping as sailing trends change.This year saw the introduction of two new divisions, the lightning quick MC38s racing in one-design format and the fledgling Multihull Division, which has huge...Read More

Hooligan. Credit Andrea Francolini Audi

Blackmore’s Race Week trifecta tinged

24 Aug 2013

Marcus Blackmore’s Sydney basedTP52 Hooligan trumped the IRC Racing division at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week with one day to spare, earning yet another championship trophy and taking out a trifecta of overall wins at Hamilton Island.The polished crew had the series sewn up before today’s final Lindeman Island Race, but relentlessly fought on and pulled...Read More

Peter Hewson’s Storage King Wallop. Credit Andrea Francolini AUDI

Peak performances at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

24 Aug 2013

Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2013 will be remembered as one for the light air specialists. All states of Australia plus the ACT and many overseas countries were represented among the 157 entries and near 2,000 sailors who made the pilgrimage to the Whitsundays to be part of 30 years of yachting history.In 1984 Hamilton Island was significantly less...Read More

Next Light. Credit Andrea Francolini AUDI

Icing on cruising’s cake at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

24 Aug 2013

The pointscore for all 12 divisions racing at the 30th anniversary Audi Hamilton Island Race Week wrapped up with today’s final race around an island course in a patchy easterly breeze. Those on the podium will collect their trophies tonight at the official prize presentation at the island’s Conference Centre. The race management team led by regatta...Read More

MC 38 windward/leeward. Credit Andrea Francolini AUDI

First win for MC38 owner at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

24 Aug 2013

Sydney based MC38 skipper Chris Hancock has won his first sailing regatta as an owner at the 30th anniversary of Audi Hamilton Island Race Week. It was tight going into the decider but when the points from 10 windward/leeward and island races were tallied, Hancock’s MC38 Vino had created some breathing space, prevailing over Leslie Green’s Ginger by...Read More

The 2013 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week fleet

Morning lottery leads into magic afternoon

23 Aug 2013

Today was a wind lottery for the 157-boat fleet entering the second half of Audi Hamilton Island Race Week being staged in the Queensland Whitsunday Islands.With light winds and plenty of tidal flow, the 30th anniversary event has been a test for navigators and tacticians, and today delivered up more of the same, quickly snapping crew from their layday...Read More

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