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Aquatic events—Cairns region

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May 2022

Date and time Description of event Location
1 to 31 May
Daylight hours only
Cairns Yacht Club—2022 sailing calendar Partially Smooth Waters of Trinity Bay, Cairns and Ellis Beach
1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 May
6am–10pm
Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron—Social Twilight and Training Sailing
Cairns Port Limits, and vicinity of Double Island, Green Island, Fitzroy Island, Cape Grafton, Mission Bay, False Cape, Yorkeys Knob and Port Douglas
14, 15, 29 May
6am–12noon
Northern Region Barefoot QLD Water Ski Club—Barefoot Water Skiing
Lake Tinaroo and Tinaburra

June 2022

Date and time Description of event Location
1 to 29 June
Daylight hours only
Cairns Yacht Club—2022 sailing calendar Partially Smooth Waters of Trinity Bay, Cairns and Ellis Beach
1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 31 June
6am–10pm
Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron—Social Twilight and Training Sailing
Cairns Port Limits, and vicinity of Double Island, Green Island, Fitzroy Island, Cape Grafton, Mission Bay, False Cape, Yorkeys Knob and Port Douglas
4 June
7am–6pm
Barron River Waterskiing Club Inc.—Waterskiing Tournament Tinaroo Dam
4 June
7.30am–3.00pm
Barron River Waterskiing Club Inc.—Waterskiing Tournament
Tinaroo Dam
9 June
8.00am–8.45am
Cairns Airport Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns—Green Island Swim
Green Island 
12 June
6.35am–11.00am
Cairns Airport Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns—Ironman Event
Palm Cove 

July 2022

Date and time Description of event Location
1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 31 July 
6am–10pm
Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron—Social Twilight and Training Sailing
Cairns Port Limits, and vicinity of Double Island, Green Island, Fitzroy Island, Cape Grafton, Mission Bay, False Cape, Yorkeys Knob and Port Douglas
16 July
11.30am–2.00pm
Hekili Outrigger Canoe Club Inc.—Great Barrier Reef Ocean Challenge (GBROC) Yorkeys Knob to Port Douglas
23 July 
8am–2pm
Hekili Outrigger Canoe Club Inc.—Mini G
Cairns Marlin Marina to Yorkeys Knob Foreshore 

August 2022

Date and time Description of event Location
5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 August
6am–10pm
Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron—Social Twilight and Training Sailing
Cairns Port Limits, and vicinity of Double Island, Green Island, Fitzroy Island, Cape Grafton, Mission Bay, False Cape, Yorkeys Knob and Port Douglas

September 2022

Date and time Description of event Location
2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 30 September 
6am–10pm
Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron—Social Twilight and Training Sailing
Cairns Port Limits, and vicinity of Double Island, Green Island, Fitzroy Island, Cape Grafton, Mission Bay, False Cape, Yorkeys Knob and Port Douglas

October 2022

Date and time Description of event Location
1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30 October
6am–10pm
Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron—Social Twilight and Training Sailing
Cairns Port Limits, and vicinity of Double Island, Green Island, Fitzroy Island, Cape Grafton, Mission Bay, False Cape, Yorkeys Knob and Port Douglas
15 October 
7am–6pm
Barron River Waterskiing Club Inc.—Waterskiing Tournament Tinaroo Dam
16 October
7.30am–3.00pm
Barron River Waterskiing Club Inc.—Waterskiing Tournament
Tinaroo Dam

November 2022

Date and time Description of event Location
4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26 , 27 November 
6am–10pm
Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron—Social Twilight and Training Sailing
Cairns Port Limits, and vicinity of Double Island, Green Island, Fitzroy Island, Cape Grafton, Mission Bay, False Cape, Yorkeys Knob and Port Douglas

December 2022

Date and time Description of event Location
2, 3, 4, 16, 17, 18 December 
6am–10pm
Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron—Social Twilight and Training Sailing
Cairns Port Limits, and vicinity of Double Island, Green Island, Fitzroy Island, Cape Grafton, Mission Bay, False Cape, Yorkeys Knob and Port Douglas
Last updated
13 May 2022