Final day fling

As the last day of competition dawns at Hamilton Island Race Week, an overcast and eerie Saturday, crews gathered on the marina to prepare for one last bite at the cherry at this year’s regatta.

Long Race and lasagne

For the 16 fortunate crew on the Phillip Neil skippered Drumfire, a 78-foot vision of splendour and timber luxury among the hundreds of newer builds, Hamilton Island Race Week is all about the food, not the sailing, argues boat chef Polly Bapteist.

Tquila first home

James McHugh’s Tquila is the first Class40 to complete the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race. Finishing on Saturday 20 August at 14:06:47 BST in an elapsed time of 13 days 2 hrs six mins and 47 secs.