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Canoe Cove Marine Community – Platinum Sponsors May 21, 2017


Four companies, One Community

Platinum Sponsors since 2013, Canoe Cove Marine Community’s four businesses come together each year, helping ensure the Swiftsure International Yacht Race remains viable so race yachts and crew and the community continue to experience the rare event of the Pacific Northwest’s largest and oldest annual yacht race held right on Victoria’s doorstep.

All Swiftsure’s sponsors make the continuing race possible; please consider them first when making purchases.

News Flash; Race Start Seminar & Swiftsure Diving Services May 19, 2017

Free Training Seminar by World Sailing International Judge
Learn about the racing rules as they apply to the start of Swiftsure—or any other race for that matter. Mike Turner, a World Sailing certified International Judge and accomplished racer, will give a presentation on the Racing Rules of Sailing as they apply to race starts. He will also provide some tips for starting Swiftsure. He will also welcome your questions.
Date and time: Friday May 26 from 1:45 PM to 3:00 PM
Location:  The Maple Room in the Strathcona Hotel, 919 Douglas Street (within a short walk from the Victoria Inner Harbour
Diving Services at Swiftsure
Osedax Diving Services Ltd is Swiftsure’s official diving service. They will be available at the Causeway and Ship Point docks to provide diving services for Swiftsure boats on Thursday May 25th and Friday May 26th. If you want any underwater hull cleaning of your boat or other diving services before the race you are advised to call ahead at 250 927 9004 to book a time on one of these two days. Osedax will also be available if you don’t book ahead (provided they have available capacity).  Find the Osedax diving team beside the Prince of Whales Whale Watching tent at the bottom of the ramp. 
Matt Hopkins and his team of fully qualified professionals at Osedax DivingServices Ltd focus on safe, reliable, and quality work.
Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions,
Vern Burkhardt, Chair
Swiftsure International Yacht Race

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Name Type Race Rating
Dark Star Crown 34 INF 138
Dream Weaver Beneteau First 35S5 JF 156
Freya Left Coast Dart CF 114
Jaacktak Dufour 40P INN 105
Full Circle Melges 24 INF 99
Velica Alerion Express 33 INN 129
Sunnyvale Melges 24 INF 99
Ducati Kirby 25 INF 186
Magic Carpet I Robert Smith 42 INF 93
Future Primitive J37-1 CF 75
Kiva Finngulf 41 CF 81
Contagious Beneteau 36.7 CF 81


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