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Sailing in Whitsundays

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

There is excitement in the air once again for the sailing of 22st annual Airlie Beach race week, held. from the 12th to the 18th of August 2011

Last year over 100 entries enjoyed the perfect sailing conditions offered by Whitsundays. So whether you are bringing your own yacht or chartering one you should join in the fun and stay at the Summit Apartments.

Join the friendly after race fun and social events at Abel Point Marina and the Airlie Beach Yacht Club with live music and celebrations every night.


To book call 1800 463 417 or email

Hamilton Island Race Week

Friday, May 20th, 2011

Audi Hamilton Island Race Week has become renowned as Australia’s blue ribbon sailing regatta with hundreds of famous yachts heading north each year to enjoy a week of great racing and social action from the 19th of August 2011 on Hamilton Island.


Time your holiday to visit the spectacular Whitsundays with a stay at Summit Apartments and a day trip or stop over on Hamilton Island to watch the Maxi Yachts in action.

To book call 1800 463 417 or email

Whitsundays Weather

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

The Whitsundays enjoys a tropical climate of hot summers, warm winters and bright spring and autumn days. Average daily temperatures range from around 22 – 23 degrees celsius in the winter months of June and July, and up to 29 – 30 degrees celsius in December and January during the height of summer. Water temperatures remain a welcoming 25 degrees celsius most of the year round.

The tropical wet season occurs during January to March when days can be steamy and the summer heat is often broken by tropical showers.

Below you will find current weather information for the next 3 days in the Whitsundays, as well as live webcams from Airlie Beach and the Great Barrier Reef so you can see what the weather is doing right now!