Experience and preparation proved the keys to clinching the spoils across the 15 divisions which battled it out in near perfect conditions at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2017, which proved a spectacular success on and off the water.
Four hours after the original scheduled start and with the entire Audi Hamilton Island Race Week fleet moved to open water on the south-western side of the island, the first start on day three got underway near Surprise Rock in a light south-east breeze.
It was a cracking first day of the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week Regatta with plenty of breeze to keep crew on their toes.
This year’s Audi Hamilton Island Race Week has attracted a milestone 200 boats, signaling strong support for the event, the iconic island and the region.
As the fleet nears 200 entries, one family is eager to swap the chilly waters of Lake Burley Griffin for the tropical climes of this year’s Audi Hamilton Island Race Week.
Despite the devastation of Cyclone Debbie Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2017 will continue as planned.