Get set for Hamilton Island

After a two-year hiatus, the countdown has begun and Hamilton Island Race Week is just a week away, complemented by a festival of onshore activities and entertainment.

Photography by Salty Dingo

15 August 2022


This year’s Hamilton Island Race Week is a veritable smorgasbord of racing and social events, made possible by event sponsors and partners.

Nautilus Marine Insurance is on board as a new premium partner of Hamilton Island Race Week. Nautilus Marine Insurance is a leading provider of insurance solutions for recreational vessels and marine business assets across Australia and New Zealand, protecting over 45,000 vessel owners and marine industry members.

Nautilus Marine Insurance are sponsoring a variety of initiatives throughout Race Week, including the Daily Highlights shown on the super screen outside the tavern, Saturday’s welcome function for skippers, and Tuesday’s Nautilus Marine Insurance Classic Long Race.

Tourism and Events Queensland are proud to be a Strategic Partner of Hamilton Island Race Week 2022, showcasing the beauty of the Whitsundays islands during this fantastic sailing regatta.


Jimmy Niggles and his charity Skin Check Champions will be returning to Hamilton Island to provide free, educational skin cancer screenings.

Visitors to Hamilton Island will be able to experience the wonderful selection of Robert Oatley Wines on offer at many of the onshore events, restaurant wine lists and available for purchase at the IGA bottle shop.

New sponsor, Mecca Cosmetica will be on hand to make sure visitors’ skin is protected (and glowing) all day long with top ups of its bestselling sunscreen, To Save Face SPF50+ Superscreen. Mecca Cosmetica golf buggies will be touring the island with deluxe samples on board.

Maui Jim Sunglasses pop-up store will present the latest in Premium Polarised Sunglasses. The team at Maui Jim will ensure you find the perfect pair to enjoy all the fun in the sun at this year’s Race Week. Open daily during Race Week, located on Front Street.

Hamilton Island Race Week 2022 runs from 20 to 27 August.

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