Swiftsure Racer Key Dates 2019

Swiftsure 2018 Racers’ Event Schedule 2019 Event Details TBD

LONG COURSES:

  • Notices of Race issued: Wednesday, January 2
  • Registration Opens: Wednesday, January 2
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline: Friday, April 26
  • Sailing Instructions on Swiftsure website after: Monday, May 13
  • Regular Registration: Saturday, April 27  – Friday, May 17
  • Final date to order Personalised Online Garments in time for Swiftsure: Monday, May 13
  • Final date for competitor initiated rating changes (Long Courses): Friday, May 16 at 1700
  • Fees refund less $20 if withdraw prior to Friday, May 17
  • Final date for requests to change race course: Friday, May 17
  • Swiftsure Centre Open for Skipper Check-In: Thursday, May 23 1400 to 1800 hours
  • Racer’s Social at Ship Point Docks by Ocean Magic II on Thursday, May 23 1900 – 2100
  • Swiftsure Centre Open for Skipper Check-In: Friday, May 24 1000 to 1800 hours
  • Swiftsure Race Start Seminar with International Chief Judge Mike Turner: Friday, May 24 at 1400 at the Distrikt, Strathcona Hotel; “Topic To Be Determined”
  • Swiftsure Four Long Courses 2018 Awards Ceremony: Friday, May 24 at 1530 at the Distrikt, Strathcona Hotel
  • Skippers’ Meeting: Friday, May 24 at 1630 at the Distrikt, Strathcona Hotel
  • Pre-race dock party at the Causeway Docks 7:00 to 10:00 ( The Midnights perform and Swiftsure Amber Ale) Friday, May 24
  • Swiftsure 2019 begins Saturday, May 25; first start at 0900
  • Time Limit for all races: Monday, May 27 at 0600

INSHORE CLASSIC:

  • Notice of Race issued: Wednesday, January 2
  • Registration Opens: Wednesday, January 2
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline: Friday, April 26
  • Sailing Instructions on Swiftsure website after: Monday, May 13
  • Regular Registration: Saturday, April 27 – Tuesday, May 21 
  • Final date to order Personalised Online Garments in time for Swiftsure: Monday, May 13
  • Final date for competitor initiated rating changes: Tuesday, May 21 at 1700
  • Fees refund less $20 if withdraw prior to Tuesday, May 21
  • Final date for requests to change race course: Tuesday, May 21
  • Swiftsure Centre Open for Skipper Check-In: Thursday, May 23 1400 to 1800 hours
  • Racer’s Social at Ship Point Docks by Ocean Magic II on Thursday, May 23 1900 – 2100
  • Swiftsure Centre Open for Skipper Check-In: Friday, May 24 1000 to 1800 hours
  • Swiftsure Race Start Seminar with International Chief Judge Mike Turner: Friday, May 24 at 1400 at the Distrikt, Strathcona Hotel; “Topic To Be Determined”
  • Skippers’ Meeting: Friday, May 24 at 1630 at the Distrikt, Strathcona Hotel
  • Pre-race dock party at the Causeway Marina 7:00 to 10:00 (The Midnights perform and Swiftsure Amber Ale) Friday, May 24
  • Swiftsure 2019 begins Saturday, May 25; first start at 0900 (Inshore Classic is 5th start)
  • No host barbecue, prize-giving and Silent Auction on Saturday, May 25 at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club after the race
  • Free moorage at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club on Saturday, May 25 for racing boats