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