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2021 Official Media Boat — Registration Coming Soon

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 11th to Saturday, August 14th in beautiful Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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2019 – Day 1: Strong competition, close fleets and steady winds

The four Baker siblings – sister Jesleine and brothers Philip, Jim and David – and crew power their J/30 “Just Add Water” to first place in the Distance Fleet at the end of day 1 of sailing.

CHESTER, NOVA SCOTIA (August 14, 2019) – While a weather front sitting off Tancook Island yesterday threatened to becalm the fleet today, the skies cleared, the sailors were enthusiastic and the wind picked up to 10-15 knots just in time to kick off Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2019 with ideal on-the-water conditions.

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DAY 4 – 2017 RESULTS: Strong winds, rain make damp fun on final day of racing

Photo: J/70 Joyridin (CAN 491), skippered by Graeme Carr of Charlottetown Yacht Club (Prince Edward Island), fights through high winds on Day 4 to win the day and the overall J/70 series title at Chester Race Week 2017 on Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia. (Credit: Photo: © 2017 Tim Wilkes, high-res image available on request) See Day 4 drone footage here. CHESTER, ...
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DAY 3 RESULTS Flat seas, steady winds make up for Day 2 blow out

Photo: One Design 35 Climax skippered by Dartmouth Yacht Club’s Nathan Reece (Nova Scotia, Canada) drops her jib after rounding the mark ahead of Stu McCrea’s J/120 Deviation out of the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron (Halifax, Canada) on Day 3 of Chester Race Week. (Credit: Photo: © 2017 Tim Wilkes, high-res image available on request)  CHESTER, N.S., Canada (August ...
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DAY 2: 25+ knot winds blow thrills for some, damage for others

Photo: J/70 Joyridin, skippered by Graeme Carr of Charlottetown Yacht Club (Prince Edward Island), fights through high winds on Day 2 of Chester Race Week 2017 on Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia. (Credit: Photo: © 2017 Tim Wilkes, high-res image available on request) NOTE: REVISED RESULTS FROM ORIGINAL POSTING Some fleets diminished as crews head to John Roy funeral CHESTER, N.S., ...

Canada’s largest keel boat regatta to welcome hard-core racers, casual cruisers, classic wooden yacht lovers & tourists

  ChesterRaceWeek.com @ChesterRaceWeek /ChesterRaceWeek 4 days, 4 courses, 14 fleets, 140 sailboats, 1,200 sailors Canada’s largest keel boat regatta to welcome hard-core racers, casual cruisers, classic wooden yacht lovers & tourists Tufts University sailing coach returns as big boat fleet race officer, cites high-calibre sailors, challenging conditions, helpful seminars and breathtaking scenery as attractions CHESTER, NS (July 16, 2015) – The principal …