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With a few days remaining to register, there are only a handful of spots remaining for LOSHRS Races 5 & 6.

course mapTo say 2020 has been an interesting year is an understatement.  Provincial guidance around Ontario’s reopening had the fate of the 2020 racing and regatta season up in the air.

Sarah Douglas KitIn less than a year, Canadian athletes will compete in what started out as Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and will do so in style.

LORC EYCLike most everything else, the LORC (lake Ontario Racing Council), which incorporates several hundred boats from nearly 20 clubs on the western end of Lake Ontario, had canceled the bulk of its season. But finally, on August 29, the EYC (Etobicoke Yacht Club) Open was run with a proper fleet.

Rolex Swan CupAs sport begins its careful resumption following the lengthy interruption caused by COVID-19, the biennial Rolex Swan Cup will take centre stage in early September as one of the first international sailing competitions.

Jill Fitz Hirschbold PhotographySailors at yacht clubs on BC’s West Coast have had many a discussion about what to do with the suspension of sailboat racing and the eventual resumption of race activities.

New York YC RegattaNEWPORT, R.I. – Sail long enough and you're sure to have a leg where all factors conspire against you: the wind, the tide, the competition, passing motor boats, everything. That’s what this year is like for regatta organizers.

Rolex CupAs international yachting competition begins a cautious return, Rolex is pleased to continue its support for a sport with which it has enjoyed a long and privileged partnership.

LOSHRSLake Ontario Short-Handed Racing Series Race 4 is complete; all boats accounted for. What a great day! The wind and weather certainly cooperated. Everyone had a great time and we all were happy to be on the water racing again.

LORCLORC is an organization of eighteen Yacht Clubs located in the western end of Lake Ontario.  The Council promotes competitive keelboat sailing in the Greater Toronto Area by organizing inter-club yacht racing for member clubs.

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Two Offshore Personal Survival and Safety at Sea Courses will be held in Ontario this spring:

  • March 24 & 25 at the Ashbridge's Bay Yacht club
  • March 21 & April 9 at the Humber Bay Sailing Centre

In 2003, ISAF (now World Sailing) introduced a standard basic syllabus for the training of safety courses in order to establish an Internationally recognized qualification. The training requirements form part of the Offshore Special Regulations. These courses are run and established by World Sailing Member National Authorities (MNA) and conform to World Sailing minimum standards. Sail Canada accredits Offshore Personal Survival training organizations and instructors.

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