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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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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. ...