2022 HELLY HANSEN CHESTER RACE WEEK   AUGUST 10-13

It’s a wrap! Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2021 is over!
It was a sweeping success with 107 yachts racing: 4 Race circles - 12 Fleets of Racing boats
Special thanks to our participants, sponsors and volunteers who make this event possible!
Congrats to all of the award winners!
We look forward to seeing all of you next year.
SAVE THE DATE: Chester Race Week 2022 August 10 - 13


Video Highlights

Opening Ceremonies

Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2021 - Opening Ceremonies

Day One Highlights

Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2021 - Day 1 Highlights
Day Two Highlights

Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2021 - Day 2 Highlights

Day Three Highlights

Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2021 - Day 3 Highlights
Interview with Bluenose II Captain Phil Watson, presented by Wilsons.

Interview with Ray Rhinelander of the Royal Newfoundland Yacht Club, presented by Wilsons


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Chester Race Week

Largest Keel Boat Regatta in Canada! Largest 3+ Day Sailing Regatta in North America! Winner of Sailing Nova Scotia 2016 Regatta of the Year! With regattas dating back to 1856, Chester Race Week was named one of Sailing World magazine’s 14 greatest sailing events in North America.
Chester Race Week
Chester Race WeekWednesday, October 27th, 2021 at 1:06am

Sandy MacMillan, who won World Championship titles in the Soling class in 1977 and 1980 along with Andreas Josenhans and Glen Dexter, was inducted into

Chester Race Week
Chester Race WeekWednesday, October 20th, 2021 at 1:16am

Sandy MacMillan was inducted into the Canadian Sailing Hall of Fame on Sunday, October 3, after he won World Championships titles in the Soling class in 1977 and 1980 along with Andreas Josenhans and Glen Dexter.

“On Deck” conversation with the...

Chester Race Week
Chester Race WeekThursday, October 14th, 2021 at 2:05pm

Legendary Nova Scotians sailors add Sail Canada induction to list of honours

Chester Race Week
Chester Race WeekThursday, October 14th, 2021 at 1:26pm

Looking back: Last Chester Race Week for the old girl.
HIGH TIDE
Photo by @4judithmarie
#hightide #chesterclassic #lastrace #sailinglife #sailingyacht

Chester Race Week
Chester Race WeekSunday, October 10th, 2021 at 2:01pm

Happy Times, Happy Memories, Happy Moments! Best wishes for all of you to enjoy with your loved ones on Thanksgiving Day. 🍁🦃 HAPPY THANKSGIVING! #happythanksgiving2021 #thankful #grateful #thankfulforsailing #chesteryachtclub

Chester Race Week
Chester Race WeekWednesday, October 6th, 2021 at 3:15pm

Distance 2 - Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2021
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Chester Race Week | Future Dates

2021 ……………. August 11 to 14
2022 ……………. August 10 to 13
2023 ……………. August 16 to 19


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Tuesday, July 27th, 2021 at 9:40am
After years of racing in Chester Race Week in a C&C 39, Randy Stevens is back to the races with a J70 named Great White.
(This article originally appeared in Canadian Yachting Magazine, Onboard e-newsletter, July 2021)
https://t.co/wYQEZY8bdo
Saturday, July 3rd, 2021 at 1:02pm
Chester Race Week Back On The Water!
Atlantic Boating Magazine Spring/Summer 2021
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Friday, June 18th, 2021 at 1:14pm
We are delighted that the Province of Nova Scotia is moving ahead with re-opening, especially when it comes to sailing. We are closely monitoring the advice of Sail NS and Sport NS and will move ahead with Helly Hansen Chester Race Week following any restrictions as necessary.
Monday, March 22nd, 2021 at 2:41pm
Register Today! Skippers are super excited to get back on the water at Helly Hansen Chester Race Week - 24 boats as of this morning and counting!
Register Here: https://t.co/7AZtDvqIf5
More details: https://t.co/ifraOzgsPI
WELCOME Back to Chester Race Week!
Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 at 10:14pm
Chester Race Week REGISTRATION now OPEN & 1st yacht has registered!
We encourage all to REGISTER EARLY so we can prepare accordingly.
We are so excited to WELCOME you back to CHESTER!!
Chester Race Week: August 11-14
Sunday, July 28th, 2019 at 8:03am
3 wks to Chester Race Week ‘19: new Bethune Club Team Trophy rules level field - https://t.co/08iQgv0XHm
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HELLY HANSEN
CHESTER RACE WEEK
AUGUST 10-13, 2022

It’s a wrap! Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2021 is over! It was a sweeping success with 107 yachts racing: 4 Race circles -12 Fleets of Racing boats!
Special thanks to our participants, sponsors and volunteers who make this event possible! Congrats to all of the award winners!
We look forward to seeing all of you next year. SAVE THE DATE: Chester Race Week 2022 August 10 - 13

Sailing & Boating
During Covid-19

Boating Atlantic covers the rules, regulations and general guidelines.

Guidelines for Boating During COVID-19 Pandemic

Atlantic Canada Boating
During Covid-19


Own a boat and want NEED to race?
Click the button to find out more!

Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2021

News & Information

Video Highlights

Opening Ceremonies

Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2021 - Opening Ceremonies

 

Day One Highlights

Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2021 - Day 1 Highlights

 

Day Two Highlights

Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2021 - Day 2 Highlights

 

Day Three Highlights

Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2021 - Day 3 Highlights

 

Interview with Bluenose II Captain Phil Watson, presented by Wilsons.

 

Interview with Ray Rhinelander of the Royal Newfoundland Yacht Club, presented by Wilsons

Subscribe to our mailing list and get Race Week updates as soon as they become available!
Chester Race Week | Future Dates

2021 ……………. August 11 to 14
2022 ……………. August 10 to 13
2023 ……………. August 16 to 19

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Chester Race Week

Largest Keel Boat Regatta in Canada! Largest 3+ Day Sailing Regatta in North America! Winner of Sailing Nova Scotia 2016 Regatta of the Year! With regattas dating back to 1856, Chester Race Week was named one of Sailing World magazine’s 14 greatest sailing events in North America.
Chester Race Week
Chester Race WeekWednesday, October 27th, 2021 at 1:06am

Sandy MacMillan, who won World Championship titles in the Soling class in 1977 and 1980 along with Andreas Josenhans and Glen Dexter, was inducted into

Chester Race Week
Chester Race WeekWednesday, October 20th, 2021 at 1:16am

Sandy MacMillan was inducted into the Canadian Sailing Hall of Fame on Sunday, October 3, after he won World Championships titles in the Soling class in 1977 and 1980 along with Andreas Josenhans and Glen Dexter.

“On Deck” conversation with the...

Chester Race Week
Chester Race WeekThursday, October 14th, 2021 at 2:05pm

Legendary Nova Scotians sailors add Sail Canada induction to list of honours

Chester Race Week
Chester Race WeekThursday, October 14th, 2021 at 1:26pm

Looking back: Last Chester Race Week for the old girl.
HIGH TIDE
Photo by @4judithmarie
#hightide #chesterclassic #lastrace #sailinglife #sailingyacht

Chester Race Week
Chester Race WeekSunday, October 10th, 2021 at 2:01pm

Happy Times, Happy Memories, Happy Moments! Best wishes for all of you to enjoy with your loved ones on Thanksgiving Day. 🍁🦃 HAPPY THANKSGIVING! #happythanksgiving2021 #thankful #grateful #thankfulforsailing #chesteryachtclub

Chester Race Week
Chester Race WeekWednesday, October 6th, 2021 at 3:15pm

Distance 2 - Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2021
#J35 #falcon #sailingrace #sailinglife #regatta #chesteryachtclub #chesterns #novascotiasailing⛵️