Tag: Clipper Round World Yacht Race


Clipper Race experienced the best of the Whitsundays!

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Feb 2018

Clipper Race experienced the best of the Whitsundays!

The Whitsundays came alive to celebrate the arrival of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet to our region. What better way to celebrate their arrival than to host a two-week carnival of events – the Whitsundays Clipper Race Carnival. The fleet arrived slightly behind schedule on 16 January 2018, after some challenging conditions on the Wondrous Whitsundays Race up from Hobart. Visit Seattle…

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Jan 2018

Parade of Sails as the Clipper Race fleet leave Whitsundays

Monday 29 January saw the Clipper Race fleet slip lines and depart Abell Point Marina headed for Sanya, China. The magnificent fleet was showcased to all the spectator boats with the official Parade of Sail out the front of the marina. A short course race was then carrier out to determine the lead boat in the Le Mans start 24 hours later. The winner of…

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Jan 2018

Welcoming the Clipper Race to the Wondrous Whitsundays

From a huge community welcome event with the Bendigo Bank Welcome Party in Airlie Beach, to an action packed Corporate Race Day onboard the custom designed 70ft Clipper Race yachts it has been a huge weekend of activity in the Whitsundays. Four of the 70ft Clipper Race yachts battled it out in a short course race in Pioneer Bay on Friday with event sponsors, media…

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Where else can you go to a Rodeo in the Heart of the Great Barrier Reef?

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Jan 2018

Where else can you go to a Rodeo in the Heart of the Great Barrier Reef?

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release January 24, 2018 There will be full-on action and entertainment at the Rodeo by the Reef, this Saturday, January 27, when the dirt and dust of rodeo shenanigans kicks off alongside the beautiful azure waters of the Whitsundays in a bull, bronco and barrel bonanza. All eyes will be on Bowen on the Australia Day Weekend, with the Rodeo by…

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Clipper Race fleet arrives in Whitsundays!

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Jan 2018

Clipper Race fleet arrives in Whitsundays!

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release January 17, 2018 They’ve arrived! At 3.05pm yesterday, the first of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet arrived into the Whitsundays following Race 6: The Wondrous Whitsundays Race up the east coast of Australia. Skippered by 24-year-old Brit Nikki Henderson, Visit Seattle crossed the finish line off the coast of Airlie Beach at 15:05:36 local time, completing the…

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Clipper Race fleet to arrive in Whitsundays within days

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Jan 2018

Clipper Race fleet to arrive in Whitsundays within days

It is now just a few days until the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet arrives in the Whitsundays. Expected arrival times have been put back due to the challenging weather conditions of the southern states, with the first yachts now expected to arrive on Tuesday (January 16). A tight finish is predicted, with the yachts currently bunched together as they race up the…

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Jan 2018

The Rodeo By the Reef

Finish off the Whitsunday Clipper Race Carnival with the Rodeo by the Reef on Bowen’s picturesque foreshore area. Professional bull riders, barrel racers and bareback riders will compete for the crowds, as well as live music, food stalls, cash bar and entertainment for the kids. Date: Saturday 27 January 2018 Buses available to and from Airlie Beach with Whitsunday Transit – book your spot on…

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Jan 2018

Whitsunday Foodservice Progressive Cruise Lunch

Imagine cruising the Whitsunday coast and sampling the very best in Whitsunday food as you cruise – well that is exactly what to expect at the Whitsunday Foodservice Progressive Cruise Lunch. Start the day at Hemingway’s at Abell Point Marina for canapes, oysters and champagne… next stop is Paradise Cove Resort for a spectacular lunch buffet…. finish the day at Cape Gloucester Resort for dessert, cheese…

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Jan 2018

Fish D’Vine White on Whitehaven Lunch

Join the celebrations of the Whitsunday Clipper Race Carnival at the Fish D’Vine White on Whitehaven Lunch. Sumptuous seafood and sparkling wine as you dine with your toes in the pure white silica sand of Australia’s most iconic beach. Date: Saturday 20 January 2018 For tickets and information – https://www.tourismwhitsundays.com.au/white-on-whitehaven-long-lunch



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