Swiftsure Racer Key Dates 2018 – Draft

 

Swiftsure 2018 Racers’ Event Schedule – draft

 

LONG COURSES:

  • Notices of Race issued: Tuesday, January 2
  • Registration Opens: Tuesday, January 2
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline: Friday, April 27
  • Sailing Instructions on Swiftsure website after: Monday, May 14
  • Regular Registration: Saturday, April 28  – Friday, May 18
  • Final date to order Personalised Online Garments in time for Swiftsure: Monday, May 14
  • Final date for competitor initiated rating changes (Long Courses): Friday, May 18 at 1700
  • Fees refund less $20 if withdraw prior to Friday, May 18
  • Final date for requests to change race course: Friday, May 18
  • Swiftsure Centre Open for Skipper Check-In: Thursday, May 25 1400 to 1800 hours
  • Racer’s Social on Thursday, May 24 1900 – 2100
  • Swiftsure Centre Open for Skipper Check-In: Friday, May 25 1000 to 1800 hours
  • Swiftsure Four Long Courses 2017 Awards Ceremony: Friday, May 25 at 1530 at the Distrikt, Strathcona Hotel
  • Skippers’ Meeting: Friday, May 25 at 1630 at the Distrikt, Strathcona Hotel
  • Swiftsure Racer’s Celebration TBA: Friday, May 25 evening
  • Swiftsure 2018 begins Saturday, May 26; first start at 0900
  • Time Limit for all races: Monday, May 28 at 0600

INSHORE CLASSIC:

  • Notice of Race issued: Tuesday, January 2
  • Registration Opens: Tuesday, January 2
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline: Friday, April 27
  • Sailing Instructions on Swiftsure website after: Monday, May 14
  • Regular Registration: Saturday, April 28 – Tuesday, May 22 
  • Final date to order Personalised Online Garments in time for Swiftsure: Monday, May 14
  • Final date for competitor initiated rating changes: Tuesday, May 22 at 1700
  • Fees refund less $20 if withdraw prior to Tuesday, May 22
  • Final date for requests to change race course: Tuesday, May 22
  • Swiftsure Centre Open for Skipper Check-In: Thursday, May 24 1400 to 1800 hours
  • Racer’s Social on Thursday, May 24 1900 – 2100
  • Swiftsure Centre Open for Skipper Check-In: Friday, May 25 1000 to 1800 hours
  • Skippers’ Meeting: Friday, May 25 at 1630 at the Distrikt, Strathcona Hotel
  • Swiftsure Racer’s Celebration TBA: Friday, May 25 evening
  • Swiftsure 2018 begins Saturday, May 26; first start at 0900 (Inshore Classic is 5th start)
  • No host barbecue, prize-giving and Silent Auction on Saturday, May 26 at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club after the race
  • Free moorage at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club on Saturday, May 26 for racing boats