Wednesday 23 August

Wed 23 Aug, 2017 - 6:45 AM

Skin Checks with Beard Season

Book yourself a free Skin Check at Race Week this year thanks to Beard Season and Queensland Institute of Dermatology. These kind of expert consultations usually cost over $200 so this is a very special opportunity especially for sailors who spend so much time in the elements. Location: Marquee opposite the Bakery

Wed 23 Aug, 2017 - 7:30 AM

Yoga

Start the day with a free morning yoga practice as the sun rises over the Hamilton Island Yacht Club. Location: Hamilton Island Yacht Club, Keel Deck.

Wed 23 Aug, 2017 - 7:30 AM

Audi Village

Relax in the Audi Village with a complimentary coffee as you check on the latest sailing results, watch Race Week TV or simply enjoy the view. Location: Ketch Room, Hamilton Island Yacht Club, this is a non-ticketed event and is available to everyone.

Wed 23 Aug, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Audi Q5 Driving Experience

Audi will be offering an exclusive test drive experience of the all-new Q5 during Audi Hamilton Island Race Week. A challenging course at Frangipani Park is the perfect venue to put this extraordinary new model to the test, but places are limited. Secure your booking via events@audi.com.au.

Wed 23 Aug, 2017 - 9:30 AM

Paspaley Boutique

Visit the pop-up boutique daily from 9.30am – 5.30pm and view the latest fine pearl jewellery collections. The boutique will preview the 2017 Signature Collection before its national release in October. Location: Hamilton Island Yacht Club, Black Coral Room, this is a non-ticketed event and is available to everyone.

Wed 23 Aug, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Audi Popsicle Stand

This year Audi will be introducing the new Audi Popsicle Stand, which will be popping up at a number of pictureesque locations durin the week. Enjoy mouth-watering flavours by simply providing a gold coin donation for the new Audi Foundation charity. Location: Frangipani Park.

Wed 23 Aug, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Piper-Heidsieck Champagne Lunch

Experience a little magic of the Côte d'Azur and celebrate lay day in true French Riviera style. Enjoy a range of Piper-Heidsieck Champagnes while savouring a menu created by a special guest chef. Location: Long pavilion.

Wed 23 Aug, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Beachside Pool Party and Live Entertainment

The beachside pool party is one event not to be missed! Enjoy the beats of Martini Club and live DJ’s creating the party scene. Chill out in the pool and feast on casual market food stalls offering a selection to enjoy whilst sipping on a cocktail. Location: Main Pool. This is a non-ticketed event and is available to everyone.

Wed 23 Aug, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Paspaley Pearl Discovery

Join the daily Pearl Discovery sessions where Champagne will be served as you discover why Australian South Sea pearls are the world’s rarest and most valuable of all pearls. Location: Hamilton Island Yacht Club, Black Coral Room, this is a non-ticketed event and is available to everyone.

Wed 23 Aug, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Audi Q5 Shuttle Service

Cruise around Hamilton Island in style. Throughout Race Week, Audi will be offering complimentary transfers; simply flag down a shuttle and ask our driver to take you where you would like to go. This is a non-ticketed event and is available to everyone. Available between 3.00pm and 10.00pm.

Wed 23 Aug, 2017 - 4:00 PM

Piper-Heidsieck Champagne Bar at Bommie Deck

Enjoy a flute of Piper-Heidsieck Champagne on the terrace of the Hamilton Island Yacht Club as the day’s racing comes into the marina and the on-shore fun begins with live DJ entertainment each evening. Location: Hamilton Island Yacht Club, Bommie Deck, this is a non-ticketed event and is available to everyone.

Wed 23 Aug, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Tanqueray Garden Bar

After dinner, head to the Tanqueray Garden Bar with its lush, leafy garden vibe, live DJ’s and dancing. Enjoy a selection of classic cocktails, including Tanqueray’s signature serve, Tanqueray and Tonic. Location: Front Street, Hamilton Island Marina, this is a non-ticketed event and is available to everyone.

Wed 23 Aug, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Ocean Film Festival

Join us at the Main Stage on Front Street for a free movie on Lay Day. The Ocean Film Festival brings you the World’s most amazing films showcasing the ocean from above and below. Location: Main Stage, Front Street, Hamilton Island Marina, this is a non-ticketed event and is available to everyone.

Wed 23 Aug, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Club Marine Daily Highlights

Check out all the action from the day’s racing on the big screen with Club Marine’s Daily Highlights showing from 5pm at the Main Stage on Front Street.