Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2020 POSTPONED to 2021

Postponement of Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2020

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Video Highlights from CRW 2019

Day 1
Chester Race Week 2019: Day 1 Wilsons Drone Video

Day 2

Chester Race Week 2019: Day 2 Wilsons Drone Video

Day 3

Chester Race Week 2019: Day 3 Wilsons Drone Video

Day 4

Chester Race Week 2019: Day 4 Wilsons Drone Video

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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 WeekMonday, September 21st, 2020 at 11:28pm

Being cautiously optimistic that COVID-19 will be manageable by summer, the race committee is pleased to announce that the race is scheduled to start on July 11, 2021!

Thanks to the insightful comments that we received from our survey last fall, we...

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Chester Race WeekSunday, September 20th, 2020 at 12:19pm

Without stones to stop them, the waves of the southern ocean are tended to by ever-present easterly winds like you and I might dote on our tomato plants. As they circumnavigate the earth below the reach of Cape Horn they grow into the stuff of

Chester Race Week
Chester Race WeekSaturday, September 19th, 2020 at 11:59pm

Thanks Jeremy Swinemar for the fantastic photo of CYC!!

Chester Race Week
Chester Race WeekSaturday, August 29th, 2020 at 3:07pm

Today is the day! Grab your chairs and head on down to the Chester Playhouse for an evening full of music and fun!

We can't wait to see you!!!

Chester Race Week
Chester Race WeekWednesday, August 19th, 2020 at 3:31pm

Bluenose II is here!
Thanks to Heather McGuire for the fantastic photos!

Chester Race Week
Chester Race WeekSaturday, August 15th, 2020 at 12:15am

WAHOO!!!! EXCITING NEWS - The Bluenose II is sailing into the Municipality of Chester next TUESDAY, AUGUST 18TH. She'll sail into Chester as part of her SAIL PAST SUMMER tour. With plans to drop anchor around 7pm and depart Wednesday morning!!! We'll keep you posted...

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Chester Race Week | Future Dates

2020 …………………… August 12 to 15
2021 …………………… August 11 to 14
2022 …………………… August 10 to 13
2023 …………………… August 16 to 19


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Chester Classics Regatta | August 9-11, 2019

The Chester Classics Regatta now welcomes all keel boats to join the 100+ year olds and younger classics in three “pursuit style” races from Friday August 9th through Sunday August 11th, 2019,  just before Chester Race Week.  http://chesterclassics.com/

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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
Thursday, July 25th, 2019 at 12:47pm
As we count down to Chester Race Week it's critical to pay attention to those who help make this event possible.
Most of you know this is a huge event and relies on the generosity of the many sponsors.

We appreciate the support our sponsors provide. Many thanks to you all! https://t.co/621iHwgNN8
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Wednesday, July 24th, 2019 at 9:13am
A quiet and calm evening at Chester Yacht Club. Today marks the 3 week countdown to Chester Race Week when the club and area comes alive with a flurry of boats and sailors. Will you be here? It’s not to be missed...… https://t.co/E2IsFWEBna
Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 at 1:38pm
Volunteer on the water with Chester Race Week this August (no experience req’d) - https://t.co/Yrof1rP30n
Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 at 9:53am
2019.5.06-Chester Dominates in Bermuda, Wickwire Wins Sixth Race Week - International One Design https://t.co/9rpS1jqbUe
Friday, April 26th, 2019 at 2:23pm
Bermuda International Invitational Race Week starts tomorrow April 27 - May 3. Good Luck everyone! https://t.co/6q1bFH4SpC
Monday, March 18th, 2019 at 8:51am
Official Chester Race Week Photographer Tim Wilkes: we are thrilled that Tim will be back again as CRW's photographer, check out Tim's great photos from last year https://t.co/6eHTtypPy0
Monday, March 4th, 2019 at 8:30pm
We are excited that Shameless is coming on Saturday night, Aug 17, of Chester Race Week!!
https://t.co/D1qzfyEBZP
#savethedate #shameless #chesterraceweek
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Helly Hanson Chester Race Week | Photo by Tim Wilkes

Helly Hansen Chester Race Week
POSTPONED TO 2021

Postponement of Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2020


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Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2019

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Chester Race Week | Future Dates

2020 ……………………… August 12 to 15
2021 ……………………… August 11 to 14
2022 ……………………… August 10 to 13
2023 ……………………… August 16 to 19


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Tune-up before race week?

Chester Classics Regatta 2018

The Chester Classics Regatta now welcomes all keel boats to join the 100+ year olds and younger classics in three “pursuit style” races from Friday August 10th through Sunday August 12th just before Chester Race Week.  http://chesterclassics.com/

Tap here for more info!



Official Event Guide from Navigator Magazine

Chester Racw Week 2019 Official Event Guide

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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.
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