Stories from CW Sailing

Pretty Fly III: ROLEX/Carlo Borlenghi

Battle lines are being drawn for Cookson 50 conflict

Tue 13 May 2014




David Wilson, Jim Hayes, Brian Forrester

Vision Surveys pledges support for 25th Airlie Beach Race Week

Wed 02 Apr 2014 - John Nayler
A Whitsunday business has pledged its full commitment behind the special 25th anniversary of Airlie Beach Race Week to be held in August this year.
Whitsunday Sailing Club has announced Vision Survey ... [more]



Sailing on Pioneer Bay

Test of the best at the Whitsunday Sailing Club Easter Regatta

Tue 02 Apr 2013 - John Nayler
The sailing action didnít disappoint at the weekends off beach Easter Regatta hosted by the Whitsunday Sailing Club.
With 40 boats of varying classes competing in the mixed wind conditions at Pioneer ... [more]



Airlie Beach Race Week 2013 dates announced

Tue 19 Mar 2013
Hype around Airlie Beach Race Week continues to escalate for the Whitsunday Sailing Club with new dates set for this yearís seven-day event.
Traditionally a Thursday to Thursday event, organisers wan ... [more]




Whitsunday Sailing Club: Sense of excitement in the air

Fri 29 Jun 2012
There is a sense of excitement in the air as impressive yachts start arriving in Arilie Beach and the number of entries for Telcoinabox Airlie Beach Race Week rapidly increases and includes a diverse  ... [more]


Clash of the Titans at TelcoinaBox Airlie Beach Race Week

Tue 26 Jun 2012
On Friday August 10th the two fastest sailing boats in the southern hemisphere will clash in their first race series at the 23rd annual TelcoinaBox Airlie Beach Race Week 2012.

Simon Hull's red and ... [more]


Telcoinabox takes major sponsorship of Airlie Beach Race Week

Wed 06 Jun 2012
Telcoinabox, a company with massive attitude and a passion to redefine the business of telecommunications, has taken on Major Naming Rights for this yearís Airlie Beach Race Week. Established in 2003, ... [more]


Tasmanian Team Add Heat To Airlie Beach Race Week

Wed 06 Jun 2012
Entering his IRC racing yacht in Airlie Beach Race Week and escaping the winter chill of Tasmania seemed like a very good plan to Dr Anthony Lyall. Having purchased the powerful Transpac 52 Cougar II  ... [more]


Rudder failure costs Treasure viii on day one

Fri 12 Aug 2011
Early showers have been called for Treasure viii on day one of racing in Airlie Beach Race Week. After getting a good start in the IRC racing division one, the small local performer rounded mark one i ... [more]

ABRW day 1

Fri 12 Aug 2011 - John Nayler
Day one of racing in Airlie beach race week got under way today. Under perfect skies the 130 plus fleet set sail in fresh se winds on the traditional series opener around Cones and Armit island. In th ... [more]


Meridien Marinas Airlie Beach Race Week 2011 - Day One start

Fri 12 Aug 2011 - John Nayler
A southerly change came through overnight as predicted and the Bureau of Meteorology forecaster Kenn Batt is expecting winds in the low 20's at the top of today's scheduled course.

With today's glo ... [more]


Record fleet for Airlie Beach Race Week 2011

Mon 01 Aug 2011
This is the time of years that large numbers of racing yachts head north up the Australian east coast to race in warm north Queensland water.

With close of entries still five days away, there is a ... [more]


Meridien Marinas Airlie Beach Race Week 2010 Review

Wed 25 Aug 2010
Economic crisis or not sailors love sailing, and this was evidenced this year again with the 2010 Airlie Beach Race Week from Meridien Marinas. Posting record fleet numbers over consecutive years, the ... [more]

Airlie Beach Race Week 2009 Wrap

Fri 21 Aug 2009
Airlie Beach Race Week 2009 Wrap



Interview with John Moore, skipper of On Y Va

Thu 20 Aug 2009
John Moore, skipper of On Y Va


Murray Sheer from Benetta

Thu 20 Aug 2009
John Nayler speaks with Murray Sheer on Benetta. Contesting "Cruising with out spinnakers", Murray was pleased with the week, despite a pre-start collision in the final race of the series that caused  ... [more]

Airlie Beach Race Week Introduction

Thu 13 Aug 2009
John Nayler speaks with Denis Thompson, race director for Airlie Beach Race Week 2009. 97 boats are entered in race week 2009, which is set to start with Northerly conditions across the first 3 or 4 d ... [more]

Airlie Beach Race Week Day 5 - All starts

Wed 20 Aug 2008
Post start highlights from Airlie Beach Race Week 2008 Day 5.

Airlie Beach Race Week 2008 Day 4 - Cruising Non Spinnaker

Tue 19 Aug 2008
Airlie Beach Race Week Day 4 - Cruising Non Spinnaker

Airlie Beach Race Week 2008 Day 4 - IRC 2 First Mark

Tue 19 Aug 2008
Airlie Beach Race Week Day 4 - IRC 2 First Mark

Airlie Beach Race Week 2008 Day 4 - Cruising with spinnakers Mark 1

Tue 19 Aug 2008
Airlie Beach Race Week Day 4 - Cruising with spinnakers Mark 1

Airlie Beach Race Week 2008 Day 4 - IRC 1 First Mark

Tue 19 Aug 2008
Airlie Beach Race Week 2008 - Day 4 IRC 1 First Mark

Airlie Beach Race Week 2008 Day 3 - Photos and Video

Sun 17 Aug 2008
Follow Sport Boat Conquistador to the finish with ChannelWhitsunday.com.

For photos from the day click CLICK HERE.

Andrew Short Marine

Airlie Beach Race Week 2008 Day 2 - Video and Photos

Sat 16 Aug 2008
Highlights from Airlie Beach Race Week Day 2



Airlie Beach Race Week 2008 Day 1 - Highlights

Fri 15 Aug 2008
Video Highlights from Day 1.

Airlie Beach Race Week 2008 Introduction

Tue 12 Aug 2008
We speak with Tania Watson from the Whitsunday sailing club about the weeks festivities.

Airlie Beach Race Week 2007 - Day 4 Coverage

Tue 14 Aug 2007
We do some interviews and then talk to Tiffany just before an unexpected downpour! :-)