Magnetic Island Race Week (Day only)

From AUD $159.00
  • Duration: 6 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Nelly Bay, QLD
Join the crew on Pilgrim and experience the exhilaration of racing in one of Queensland's premier yacht races in the beautiful waters surrounding Magnetic Island!

HIGHLIGHTS:


  • Sail in a premier yacht race in the magical waters surrounding Magnetic Island
  • Race on board a beautiful 58 foot yacht (large, stable and comfortable)
  • Hoist the spinnaker and enjoy the colourful display of sails all around
  • Experienced crew on board to help race the boat and give instruction to guests (as required)
  • All skill levels welcome
  • Learn some basic sailing or brush up on your existing sailing knowledge 
  • Join the crew in post race celebrations on board and onshore with other race crews

There's plenty to do aboard a racing yacht so regardless of your skill level you'll be given the opportunity to get involved hoisting, trimming or grinding!!  There will be at least six experienced sailors on board to guide and instruct you throughout the race.

Racing is not for the faint hearted so please ensure you have a reasonable level of fitness as everyone on board will be part of the crew for the day and expected to get involved.  

You can join the crew for just one day of racing or claim your spot on board for the whole regatta & save 10%.  Contact us directly to sign up for the whole regatta.

Price includes sandwich lunch, soft drinks, post race drink (beer, wine or bubbles) and post race snacks.

Racing starts on Friday 2nd September and finishes on Tuesday 6th September.  Sunday is a "lay day" with no racing - a great opportunity to explore Magnetic Island or relax on one of the Island's 23 magnificent beaches.


RECOMMENDED FOR:

  • Sailors
  • Non-sailors who want to learn to sail
  • you if you have a sense of adventure and a good level of fitness
We will be racing in all conditions so if you are at risk of seasickness please consider whether this event is right for you or at least ensure you have taken medication which doesn't leave you tired and lethargic as everyone on board will have a role to play while racing.

WHAT TO BRING:

  • White soled shoes ONLY on board
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Sunscreen
  • Cap & sunnies
  • Spray jacket & something warm (just in case)


DATES & TIMES:

Magnetic Island Race Week runs from 31st August to 6th September (excluding Sunday 2nd September)

Pick up is from the Marina in Nelly Bay around 10AM. You will be emailed to confirm times once sailing instructions are released nearer the time.