Aquatic events—Mackay region

For more information about aquatic events in your area, contact your closest Maritime Safety Queensland regional office.

January 2023

Date and time Description of event Location
1 January 
12midnight–1.00am
Above Ground Zero Fireworks–Airlie Beach New Years
Fireworks Pontoon adjacent to Whitsunday Sailing Club boat ramp 
1 January 
12midnight–1.00am
Above Ground Zero Fireworks–Daydream Island New Years
Fireworks Pontoon North and South End of Daydream Island
Every Wednesday
4 to 30 January 4.30–6.30pm
Whitsunday Sailing Club–Twilight Races
Pioneer Bay, Airlie Beach
26 to 30 January
11.00am–6.30pm
Whitsunday Sailing Club–Summer Series Yacht Races
Pioneer Bay and surrounding smooth to partially smooth waters of the Whitsundays
26 January
11.00–11.30pm
Whitsunday Sailing Club–Summer Series Yacht Races Pioneer Bay and surrounding smooth to partially smooth waters of the Whitsundays
26 January
6am–6pm
Mackay Sailing Club – Dinghy Division
Kinchant Dam
27 January 
11.00–6.30pm
Whitsunday Sailing Club–Summer Series Yacht Races
Pioneer Bay and surrounding smooth to partially smooth waters of the Whitsundays
Every Sunday
26 to 30 January
8.30am–5.00pm
Whitsunday Sailing Club–Off Beach Sailing Smooth and partially smooth waters of Pioneer Bay

February 2023

Date and time Description of event Location
1 to 28 February
11am–6.30pm
Whitsunday Sailing Club–Summer Series Yacht Races
Pioneer Bay and surrounding smooth to partially smooth waters of the Whitsundays 
1 to 28 February
6am–6pm 
Mackay Sailing Club – Dinghy Division Kinchant Dam
Every Wednesday
1 to 28 February
4.30am–6.30pm
Whitsunday Sailing Club–Twilight Races
Pioneer Bay, Airlie Beach
Every Wednesday
1 to 28 February
5m–8pm
Cruising Yacht Club of Hamilton Island–Twilight Races
In smooth & partially smooth waters of Hamilton Island and Henning Island, within extend of AUS252 
Every Sunday
1 to 28 February
8.30am–5.00pm
Whitsunday Sailing Club–Off Beach Sailing
Smooth and partially smooth waters of Pioneer Bay
Every Sunday
1 to 28 February
9am–4pm
Cruising Yacht Club of Hamilton Island–Discover Sailing Training Program
In smooth & partially smooth waters of Hamilton Island and Dent Island 
4 February
7am–5pm
Waterski Qld Central Region – Central Region Round 6 Middle Creek Dam, Sarina 
5 February
7am–3pm
Waterski Qld Central Region – Central Region Round 6
Middle Creek Dam, Sarina

March 2023

Date and time Description of event Location
1 to 26 March 
11.00am–6.30pm
Whitsunday Sailing Club–Summer Series Yacht Races Pioneer Bay and surrounding smooth to partially smooth waters of the
Whitsundays
Every Wednesday
1 to 29 March
4.30pm–6.30pm
Whitsunday Sailing Club–Twilight Races Pioneer Bay, Airlie Beach
Every Sunday
1 to 31 March 8.30am–5.00pm
Whitsunday Sailing Club–Off Beach Sailing
Smooth and partially smooth waters of Pioneer Bay
Last updated
26 January 2023