Regatta Tag

Submitted by: Peter Salusbury (Longboard) 📸 Photo Credit: Robert Torok Photography   The 2024 Southern Straits Race is in the books and was a beauty. The 58 boats racing across four courses started Good Friday morning in a light easterly that built to about 10 knots as the fleet sailed into the Strait of Georgia. As predicted the easterly died off in the early afternoon and a light...

Read More

The Alamitos Bay Yacht Club in Long Beach California hosted the West Coast Midwinter Championships March 21st-24th, 2024.   This was also the 29er and ILCA 6 Canadian trials for the World Youth Sailing Championships. 39 sailors from BC competed in the 29er, ILCA 4, ILCA 6, and ILCA 7 classes representing the Hollyburn Sailing Club, Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, Royal Victoria Yacht Club, and the West...

Read More

The West Vancouver Yacht Club (WVYC) held its annual 2-weekend Regatta this month (Opti weekend 1 and Double-handed/ILCA weekend 2), hosting over 240 sailors from BC, Alberta, and Washington.   Both weekends were a success with every fleet completing 8-10 races. Weekend 1 had light to moderate conditions. Weekend two brought intermediate conditions with waves which both challenged racers as well as created opportunities to excel. The...

Read More

The 2022 Whistler Regatta will be held on August 27-28 on Alta Lake!   The Whistler Regatta is an annual provincial event that attracts participants from all over British Columbia. The Whistler location is known for beautiful vistas, flat water and windy conditions. This year fleets will include Laser, Laser Radial, Laser 4.7, Optimist White, Blue , Red and Green. 420's and RS Fevas. Whistler Sailing Pirates...

Read More

Waves Regatta 2022 Royal Vancouver Yacht Club      June 17th-18th, 2022 Event Page Here!   Note to competitors The BC Covid-19 Guidelines will now allow visitors, gatherings and competitive sport events to take place in accordance with ViaSport and BC Sailing guidelines.  Accordingly, WAVES 2021 will proceed as planned. As previously noted, this year WAVES will be an exclusively on-water with no shore gatherings, banquet or prizegiving.  Our pricing structure reflects...

Read More

April 23rd & 24th, 2022 - Register Here!   What's in a name? Alex Marshall was father of the Kitten Class, a 15 foot centreboard sailing dinghy designed by John Winslow and built in 1918. For ten years the Kitten Class was the popular dinghy for racing sailors in Vancouver. Cedric and Norman Gyles were among the best skippers in the Club competing in this class. However,...

Read More