NEW for 2024 – Kwindoo LiveView race tracker.

Download the app or access via PC, and following each of the FOUR race courses. The public have a number of ways of taking in Swiftsure, a long-standing part of Victoria’s maritime history, including CHEK doing a live stream from 09:55 on Saturday.

Registration for Swiftsure 2024 is now complete and division splits are available in ‘Registered Yachts’. With 128 boats registered, the Swiftsure Lightship Classic has 7 boats competing, the new Cape Flattery ORC currently has 42 (2023 had 9), PHRF Cape Flattery has 23, Juan de Fuca Monohulls has 32 while the Multihulls have 6. In the Inshore Race, 18 boats are evenly split between racing and cruising divisions. Compared to 2023, the big growth is in Swifture Lightship Classic and Cape Flattery ORC boats. A little over 1/2 of the boats are from the USA, typical of most years, this being the Memorial Day weekend. Preparation for skippers and crew is nearly done, and race boats began arriving in Victoria’s Inner Harbour on Thursday.