September 13, 2019

Freedom Marine is proud to be a Gold Sponsor of this year’s event.

Great Facilities at the Port Sidney Marina

Registration includes: Racing, Saturday Night Meal ticket, Friday Dinner, Moorage, two Breakfasts and all festivities. Registration prior to September 3rd = $85; after September 3 = $105

Special: $30 registration fee for boats from Nanaimo and north on Vancouver Island, Mainland B.C., and from the USA. Multihulls welcome!

Professional on-the water race management:   International Race Manager, John Abel,  joins our Race management team.  Plus, new larger race marks.

Terrific prospects for one design racing, Melges 24, Martin 242s, Hotfoots and Cal 20’s. Multihulls, Martins and Melges will have their own divisions!

Canada Cruising Class for racers who don’t participate in club racing with their own start. Fun activities on the water!

Peninsula Co-op’s Free hamburger and corn dinner Friday night.

Peninsula Co-op’s Free improved breakfasts each morning.

Great hospitality tent for social happenings – fun onshore activities

Entertainment videos and photos of the days racing starting as soon as the fleet returns. Great band for after-dinner dancing.

Affordable mealand drinks including Steak Barbeque for all participants Saturday evening.

Wonderful prizes including local produce/gift baskets, locally sponsored prizes also on Saturday evening.

Generous sponsors who are reaching out to support racing in our community

Free moorage and layover for boats wishing to stay on to compete in the VIRS CSFA Regatta at Royal Canadian Forces Esquimalt followed by Royal Vics Thermopylae Regatta. Contact the regatta chair to arrange.

Entertainment Racing Videos of the day’s racing starting as soon as the first boat arrives back sponsored by Atlas Audio Video.

Affordable meals and drinks including steak BBQ for all participants on Saturday evening – provided by Bridgeman’s Bistro.

Team competitions for VIRS.



16:00 – Regatta Desk and bar open. Registration, Dinner Tickets, and Sailing Instructions are available
17:00 to 19:30 – Peninsula Co-op’s Free Burger and Corn Dinner for all participants and volunteers

07:30 to 08:45 – Peninsula Co-op’s Free breakfast
08:45 – Skippers Meeting
09:15 – Depart for Race Course
10:30 – Warning Signal for First Race
On return to dock, slide show and video begins
18:00 – Dinner, music, dance and Saturday prizes in the Port Sidney event tent

08:00 to 09:00 – Peninsula Co-op’s Free breakfast
09:15 – Depart for Race Course
10:30 – Warning Signal for First Race of day
Approximately 16;00/16:30 – Awards in the Port Sidney event tent