SWIFTSURE INTERNATIONAL YACHT RACE, 2017

Swiftsure 2017 Racers’ Event Schedule

LONG COURSES:

  • Notices of Race issued: Monday, January 2
  • Registration Opens: Monday, January 2
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline: Monday, May 1
  • Sailing Instructions on Swiftsure website after: Monday, May 8
  • Regular Registration: Tuesday, May 2 – Friday, May 19
  • Final date to order Personalised Online Garments in time for Swiftsure: Monday, May 15
  • Final date for competitor initiated rating changes (Long Courses): Friday, May 19 at 1700
  • Fees refund less $20 if withdraw prior to Friday, May 19
  • Final date for requests to change race course: Friday, May 19
  • Swiftsure Centre Open for Skipper Check-In: Thursday, May 25 1400 to 1800 hours
  • Racer’s Social on Thursday, May 25 1900 – 2100 aboard Prince of Whales Ocean Magic II
  • Swiftsure Centre Open for Skipper Check-In: Friday, May 26 1000 to 1800 hours
  • Swiftsure Four Long Courses 2016 Awards Ceremony: Friday, May 26 at 1530 at the Distrikt, Strathcona Hotel
  • Skippers’ Meeting: Friday, May 26 at 1630 at the Distrikt, Strathcona Hotel
  • Swiftsure Racer’s Celebration at the Distrikt: Friday, May 26 at 1830
  • Swiftsure 2017 begins Saturday, May 27; first start at 0900
  • Time Limit for all races: Monday May 29 at 0600

INSHORE CLASSIC:

  • Notice of Race issued: Monday, January 2
  • Registration Opens: Monday, January 2
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline: Monday, May 1
  • Sailing Instructions on Swiftsure website: Monday, May 8
  • Regular Registration: Tuesday, May 2 – Tuesday, May 23 
  • Final date to order Personalised Online Garments in time for Swiftsure: Monday, May 15
  • Final date for competitor initiated rating changes: Tuesday, May 23 at 1700
  • Fees refund less $20 if withdraw prior to Tuesday, May 23
  • Final date for requests to change race course: Tuesday, May 23
  • Swiftsure Centre Open for Skipper Check-In: Thursday, May 25 1400 to 1800 hours
  • Racer’s Social on Thursday, May 25 1900 – 2100 aboard Prince of Whales Ocean Magic II
  • Swiftsure Centre Open for Skipper Check-In: Friday, May 26 1000 to 1800 hours
  • Skippers’ Meeting: Friday, May 26 at 1630 at the Distrikt, Strathcona Hotel
  • Swiftsure Racer’s Celebration at the Distrikt: Friday, May 26 at 1830
  • Swiftsure 2017 begins Saturday, May 27; first start at 0900 (Inshore Classic is 5th start)
  • No host barbecue, prize-giving and Silent Auction on Saturday, May 27 at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club after the race
  • Free moorage at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club on Saturday, May 27 for racing boats