There is always plenty to see and do in the Whitsundays. For sailing enthusiasts, August is well and truly the most exciting month as the Whitsundays plays host to two of the most exciting yachting events in the country – Airlie Beach Race Week and Hamilton Island Race Week. Whether you’re a competitor or a spectator, these are two Whitsunday events not to be missed.
August in the Whitsundays
August is a beautiful time of year to visit the Whitsundays. Whether you are competing in the sailing events or joining in the onshore festivities, you will be treated to crystal clear turquoise waters, mild temperatures and brilliant sunshine. Why not stay a while and embark on your own sailing adventure with your own private yacht charter from Queensland Yacht Charters? Explore the magnificent Whitsunday islands at your own pace, and spend your days swimming, fishing, snorkelling, or just relaxing on the deck of your luxurious chartered boat.