Chester Race Week POSTPONED to 2021

It is with heavy heart that the Chester Yacht Club Executive received the note below from our 2020 Chester Race Week Steering Committee. We have agreed with their recommendation to postpone Chester Race Week until next year. We appreciate the tremendous effort they have made in seeking potential solutions while managing the unknowns, as have many of the skippers who ...
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Helly Hansen Joins Chester Race Week as 1st Presenting Sponsor

Global outerwear icon wants to be #1 brand in sailing, chooses regatta for its reach, professionalism & energyCHESTER, NOVA SCOTIA (June 14, 2018) – After a trial run in 2017, Norway-based global outerwear icon Helly Hansen has signed on as naming sponsor of what is now “Helly Hansen Chester Race Week” 2018, North America’s largest annual keel boat race week. ...
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The Chester Race Week organizing committee is pleased to offer a complimentary media boat service to accredited media on a daily, first-registered, first-seated basis during Chester Race Week which runs from Wednesday, August 16th to Saturday, August 19th in beautiful Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada.