Outer Islands Race

Visiting yachts are welcome to this year’s Outer Island Race. Great time to tune up the crew! Chester Yacht Club is is doing a true Bermuda Start (Pursuit Race) for the Outer Island race. The start sequence will start at 11:30 am in the Chester Front Harbour. For more information email or register contact Race Officer at pafinlay@icloud.com. This free for all race …

Get ready.. Get set.. GO!

Chester Race Week 2016 is less than one week away! To help sailors prepare, Sandy MacMillan, veteran sailor, Olympian, and founder and president of‪ North Sails Atlantic has five tips to help participants prepare for their best race week yet! Top Five Tips to Help Prep for Chester Race Week 2016 Lighten your boat: Get all the extra stuff in …

Moorings still available for Chester Race Week 2016

2016 Chester Race Week sponsor, South Shore Marine, still has moorings available for rent. Call 902-275-3711, email info@southshoremarine.ca or go to www.SouthShoreMarine.ca. South Shore Marine is open M-F, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.    

Chester Race Week Clothing

Chester Yacht Club t-shirts and apparel: Did you know that you can order Race Week and Chester Yacht Club t-shirts on-line? The t-shirts and other apparel can be customized with placement of the CYC information and your boat name. Visit http://chesteryachtclub.entripyshops.com for more information

Andreas’s Checklist #3

  Take ALL that extra stuff off your boat Race in the Outer Island race which takes place on August 7th, the Sunday before Chester Race Week at Chester Yacht Club Boathandling and Boat Speed work up in Chester Set up a dedicated driver if commuting to and from Halifax Clean the bottom of your boat unless you want to …

Accommodations and Moorings

Accommodations for Chester Race Week Nova Scotia’s South Shore and especially the area of Chester and the environment of Mahone Bay is a wonderful place to spend some great vacation time during Chester Race Week August 10-13, 2016. Booking early is always a good idea and the best way to find out about properties that might be available in Chester …