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Welcome to Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

Map of Australia16 - 23 August 2014

Audi Hamilton Island Race Week is one of Australia’s favourite yachting events and a firm fixture on the international sailing calendar. Competitors, family and friends come together to enjoy the convivial atmosphere and unique camaraderie of the event’s on-water and off-water carnival.

Perfectly situated on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef, amongst Queensland's 74 Whitsunday Islands, Hamilton Island offers an experience like no other: glorious weather, azure waters, brilliant beaches, awe-inspiring coral reefs, fascinating flora and fauna, fine food and wines, and activities almost too numerous to mention.

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Pre-surgery: Boat Oatley’s Wild Oats XI prior to modifications. The cables supporting the bowsprit have been replaced by a carbon fibre panel, and the bow shape has been made sharper. (Image: Andrea Francolini/AUDI)

A finer form for the champion, Wild Oats XI, to be tested at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2014

21 Jul 2014

The world’s most successful ocean racing yacht – Bob Oatley’s 30-metre supermaxi, Wild Oats XI – has gone “under the knife” once more, and the results of the latest surgery will be put to the test at next month’s Audi Hamilton Island Race Week.The big boat will be sporting a more streamlined bow when she lines up against a quality fleet in the IRC Grand...Read More

Team Beau Geste (Karl Kwok) shows her form while on her way to winning Class A of the Audi IRC Australian Championship earlier this year. (Image: Andrea Francolini/AUDI)

Hong Kong’s Karl Kwok & Team Beau Geste going for IRC Grand Prix Championship honours

21 Jul 2014

One of the best-known and most successful yachtsmen in the Asia-Pacific region, Karl Kwok, has set his sights on becoming outright champion in the IRC Grand Prix Division at next month’s Audi Hamilton Island Race Week.The Hong Kong-based businessman will be sailing his impressive TP52 class yacht, Team Beau Geste, in the series that is contested on...Read More

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NET-A-PORTER.COM and MR PORTER.COM partner with Audi Hamilton Island Race Week

08 Jul 2014

NET-A-PORTER.COM, the world’s premier online luxury fashion retailer, and MR PORTER.COM, the online retail destination for men's style, are proud to announce a partnership with Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2014.Hamilton Island Race Week is the largest, international offshore regatta in the Southern Hemisphere and has evolved over the past three decades...Read More

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