March 21, 2023
After hitting their podium in their first two events in this, CAN SailGP’s inaugural season, winning results have been scarce for the Canadians. But this weekend, the Canadians were the ones to watch, consistently moving up the leaderboard and challenging the hometown favourites.
March 8, 2023
Serious Fun! The motto of the 43rd St. Maarten Heineken Regatta. Canadian Yachting had the chance to attend this bucket list event to capture all of the action over the course of four days of world class racing. And world class partying!
September 6, 2022
US Team Zing’s increased boat speed and improved crew work were no match for the extraordinary crew work of Team Defiant and the 40 years of match race experience Terry McLaughlin has gained through racing the America’s Cup, Knickerbocker Cup, Congressional Cup, Bermuda Gold Cup and three previous Canada’s Cups.
May 11, 2022
After a two-year hiatus the 53rd edition of Antigua Sailing Week wrapped up on Sunday, brimming with success and a sprinkling of Canadian sailors. The trade winds blew all week, with the international fleet enjoying exhilarating racing in sailing paradise.
September 2, 2021
Helly Hansen Chester Race Week wrapped up for 2021 with fewer boats, more restrictions thanks to COVID-19, and some fog each day, but overall the event was four days of success for racers and organizers.
July 20, 2021
Randy Stevens started racing at Chester Race Week in the early 1970s and for about 20 of those years, he raced in a C&C 39. He sold that boat a few years ago, unofficially retired from racing, and bought a power boat instead.
February 11, 2020
From July 26 to August 2, 2020 the Sodus Bay Yacht Club is hosting the historic Lake Yacht Racing Association 135st Annual Regatta. This will be the 12th time that SBYC has hosted this prestige Regatta with racers from all around Lake Ontario, Eastern Lake Erie, the Finger Lakes, and the St Lawrence Seaway.
November 19, 2019
Whidbey Island Race Week LLC announced March 28 that Point Roberts has been chosen as the new venue for Race Week beginning in 2020. The event will be named Point Roberts Race Week and the date of the event will be July13-17, 2020.
August 21, 2019
Hosted by the Chester Yacht Club in the picturesque South-Shore Nova Scotia village of Chester in mid-August each year, Helly Hansen Chester Race Week is Canada’s largest keelboat regatta (four days of sailing) and plays host to more than 120 boats from near and far. Chester’s sailing regattas were first documented in 1856.
August 7, 2019
Getting his Peterson 29 Foxy Lady ready for what will be his 53rd consecutive Chester Race Week – likely the regatta’s longest unbroken competitive run – 73-year-old Halifax criminal defense attorney Robert Cragg clarifies that he skippered all 52 consecutive regattas since his first in 1967 aboard the 37-foot Chester C-Class sloop Eclipse (hull #7).
June 25, 2019
Registration is now open for the 4th Annual Pink Dinghy Poker Run! Where: Beausoleil Island/Honey Harbour; When: July 13, 2019 11am to 4pm. “Only 100 hands available – and we sold out last year!”
June 12, 2019
The 2019 Bermuda International Invitational Race Week, presented by Bacardi International and the Bermuda Tourism Authority, was an extraordinary week on and off the water for the IOD Class with exceptional weather.
July 25, 2018
At the time the awards were given out on July 17 at the final party for the Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race, winners were known in all 17 classes that had sailed one or the other of two distance courses offered, but that didn’t mean everyone had crossed the finish line.
July 25, 2018
The Vancouver-based president of the Farr 30 World Council is looking to Chester Race Week 2018 next month to entice Farr 30 owners from Ontario, Quebec, Atlantic Canada and New England to gather in Chester for the Farr 30 North American Championships.
July 25, 2018
A J70 team with the regal name of Rex has been crowned Canadian champion for the third year in a row and a new team based in Prince Edward Island has won the Farr 30 Canadian title. Both classes competed at Charlottetown Race Week July 12-14.
July 11, 2018
For the third time in 12 years (with about five near-misses during 2007-2017), Michael Clements and his Too Wicked team of Adrienne Mennell, Justin Hall, and Ken Machtley won the PHRF Overall trophy and the Martin 242 Division in the 2018 Round Bowen Island Race, beating 127 other boats.
June 27, 2018
The moment seven women stepped simultaneous, arm-in-arm, off their Melges 32 to ring the bell of victory for First Federal’s Team Sail Like a Girl on Sunday, 00:17 PST
June 27, 2018
Each August, 200-plus sailors arrive in Mahone Bay on Nova Scotia’s scenic South Shore to compete in one of 15 fleets racing simultaneously on five different race courses.
May 23, 2018
The year 2018 marked the 66th year of Bermuda International Race Week. Much has changed over the years, but one thing constant has been the participation of the International One-Design fleet.