Swiftsure Crew Garments – Order Online!

We have done it! Swiftsure is very pleased to make personalised Swiftsure Crew Garments available for order through Swiftsure online, in cooperation with Special T Group Events (STGE).

Please look at the Swiftsure Embroidered Crew Garments page, place an order and share this exciting news with your team.

These very high quality and durable garments are from Stormtech, a Vancouver active clothing line.  There are two embroidery designs plus the ability to have your yacht name (or whatever you wish) applied – and the prices are very good for such high quality clothing.

To get free shipping, place your custom order online now and pick up your personalised garment at the STGE kiosk in the new Swiftsure Centre from Thursday, May 21.

If you have any questions while placing your order, please send an online message using the ‘Chat With Us’ section or contact STGE Customer Service at 1-250-999-8968.

A Full House for the Swiftsure Safety & Technical Night

Swiftsure’s Safety and Technical Night on March 18th was held at race host’s Royal Victoria Yacht Club to a full house.Full House on March 18

The crowd heard from Swiftsure’s Chair, Vern Burkhardt about the culture of safety Swiftsure has enhanced year-over-year.  Vern spoke of the fundamentals of safety preparations, the key players – Racers, the Swiftsure Organising Authority and the many Agencies involved to keep the fleet safe.  Safety is a primary focus for Swiftsure and we are recognized among the local races as a leader in this field. Continue reading

Vic-Maui race yacht Kinetic is returning to Victoria

After successfully completing the Vic-Maui 2014 race, the yacht Kinetic left Kauai on August 4th for Vancouver Island – a delivery of some 2700 nautical miles by Vern Burkhardt, Rob Tape, Mike Cowley and Brian Dearden.  Their daily update of the voyage is shared here; many will find this fascinating, humourous and gripping. Continue reading