Social Events

2018 Program of Events

2018 Social Events Flyer

Tuesday 28th August:
Thursday 30th August:
  • Event Welcome and Competitor Sign on

  • Deck Party - Peppers Race HQ - Everyone Welcome

  • Band – Shots Fired

Event Welcome Night
SMIRW 2018Friday 31st August:
  • Day 1 Racing

  • Business in Heels Ladies Long Lunch - Peppers - Ticketed Event

  • Power 100 Outside Broadcast and Free Community Breakfast – Nelly Bay Terminal

  • Daily Sailing Presentations - Peppers Race HQ

  • Power 100 Deck Party – Peppers Race HQ - Everyone Welcome

  • Band – Dr Jack 

    Day 1Presentations
Saturday 1st September:
  • Day 2 Racing - Strand Sail By - Come down to the strand to see the event in all it's glory. We anticipate the best time to view on the strand to be between 11.30am - 1pm depending on the wind.  

  • Magnetic Island “Open Day” - Experience all that Maggie has to offer!

  • "Taste of Magnetic" Dinner Offerings

  • Daily Sailing Presentations - Peppers Race HQ

  • Background Music on Peppers Race HQ

 Sunday 2nd September:
  • Lay Day – No Racing

  • Townsville Airport Fathers Day - Picnic Bay

  • Events including:

          - Beach Retreat Bar - Picnic Bay Surf Lifesaving Club  

                   - Live Music with Godfathers of Funk 

                   - Crab Races and BBQ Lunch by the Surf Club 

          - Artisan Markets & Food Stalls

          - Food & Entertainment at Picnic Bay Hotel

          - Rotary Magnetic Island Beer Can Regatta

          - Tug-o-war

          - Kids Treasure Hunt

          - Port of Townsville Free Shuttle Buses - Nelly Bay to Picnic Bay Return

          - SeaLink Discounted Ferry Passes - $50 Family Return & $25 for Adult Return 

          - On Water Activities with Local Tourism Operators

          - Kids Rides and Facepainting

         Beer Can RegattaTug-o-war

Monday 3rd September:
  • Day 3 Racing

  • Daily Sailing Presentations - Peppers Race HQ

  • Sponsors and Skippers Evening – Townsville Yacht Club

  • Crew Party at Peppers Race HQ

  • Band at Crew Party – Chris Baker and Sarah Little

Tuesday 4th September:
  • Day 4 Racing

  • Daily Sailing Presentations - Peppers Race HQ

  • Deck Party – Peppers Race HQ

  • Entertainment – Karaoke with Kevin from Stage Door

Wednesday 5th September:
  • Final Day of Racing

  • Presentation Night – Peppers Race HQ - Ticketed Event

  • Band – Cranky Pants 

Presentation Night Presentation Night

Sailing SMIRW 2018

Message from the Minister for Tourism, Major Events and the Commonwealth Games The Hon Kate Jones MP - Read here

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