Destinations

The Hong Kong Stopover from January 17 to 31 features a Race Village and Race Festival right on the shoreline of Victoria Harbour with Hong Kong’s iconic cityscape providing a dazzling backdrop.

As well as all the sailing action there will be a feast of family entertainment day and night keeping Geelong’s waterfront buzzing, including the spectacular Australia Day fireworks.

The marina and it's tenant operators won 10 of the 14 Whitsunday awards.

A cruise south to Kawau for social activities, then a race back to Auckland is on the agenda.

The event will be a two-week celebration of exciting regional events and activities from January 13 to 29 showcasing the beauty of the Whitsundays and welcoming the Clipper fleet.

The free Community Welcome Event will be held on the Airlie Beach foreshore and everyone is welcome to come along.

"We are determined that in six months time, the 47th BVI Spring Regatta will go ahead. It might look a little different, but we'll still be putting on a great regatta."

Cumberland Yacht Charters won silver for Unique Accommodation.

The group intends to deliver a world-renowned superyacht marina, a luxury waterfront 100-room boutique hotel, 50 premium residences and enhanced retail and dining areas.

The Association says there is a clear case for investment in a new marina.

Classics, Spirit of Tradition, Metre class boats, Dragons and Tofinou one-designs will gather in a unique display of beauty, elegance and competition.

The two events are expected to attract hundreds of boats to the Gippsland Lakes, from classic, vintage vessels through to high-performing race yachts.

Two crews from Australia are heading up to Phuket for some warm weather sailing from 19-23 July at the 14th edition of this award-winning Raceweek.

Located in the heart of the award-winning Abell Point Marina precinct, Hemingway’s will offer modern Australian cuisine in a relaxed waterfront setting.

Roger McMillan reports on an essential stoppover port when heading north or south along the Queensland coast.