LOOR 300 2016 is Fast Approaching

Loor 2016
Mar 21, 2016

Lake Ontario 300 Challenge Race takes place July 15 – 19, 2016.
 
Including
Lake Ontario 600 Challenge Race
Part of the Ontario Sailing Offshore Keelboat IRC & PHRF Championships
 
July 15 – July 19, 2016
Lake Ontario Offshore Racing of the Port Credit Yacht Club
&
For LO300 & LO600 Solo Challenge Races
Jointly with the Great Lakes Singlehanded Society
NOTICE OF RACE
 
 
Registration Links
 
A reminder that you must register AND make payment prior to the early bird deadline – March 15 – in order to take advantage of the early bird fee. From the registration links below you will also find ‘Notices of Race’ for all events plus other documents.
 
 
What past racers have said about the LO300….
 
“It’s an awesome race”
“We always have a good time in this race”
“It was a great achievement”
“The Yellow Brick tracking allows my family and friends on shore to join in on the excitement”
“I have competed in 13 consecutive challenges”
 
Speaker Night
 
If you missed the Speaker Night at PCYC on March 9th don’t worry. Another presentation will occur in April.
 
ABYC – April 21, 2016 @ 7:30 pmwith Brian Chapman from UK Sails.
Sail handling, changing gears with changing weather and wave conditions, and overall long distance race management strategy.
The LOOR Safety Officer will have a display of equipment and be available to answer questions about safety and stability requirements for offshore racing. You may also enquire about these topics by email: safety@loor.ca
 
The LOOR Shoreline Manager will also be on hand for questions about documentation and required paper work.
 

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