Swiftsure 2019 Starts this morning

Good morning 촉산 복마전 다운로드! It’s a grey morning in Victoria and the winds are light, but the racers are busy in Victoria’s Inner Harbour preparing for the start. Over 160 boats are registered in this year’s race and you’ll be able to watch them live on the Swiftsure Race Tracker, and follow their progress on our Leader Board

Come down to Clover Point for a Pancake Breakfast served by the Lions Club at 8:00am and catch the yachts crossing the starting line, scheduled for 9:00am 아티보드 다운로드.

See Live Harbour Video courtesy the Royal BC Museum Webcam 마법사의 신부.

Race Day is here!


The 74th Swiftsure International Yacht Race is finally here! The action gets underway around 8:30 with the first start at 9:00am. The forecast is calling for Easterly winds at the starting area, which could mean a rare downwind, spinnaker start – a challenging moment for the racers with exciting action to watch from shore 광야에서.

If you’re in Victoria, come down to Clover Point to watch the start and enjoy the Central Saanich Lions Club Pancake breakfast starting at 8am 포켓몬스터 다운로드. If you’re farther away, be sure to follow the race live on the Swiftsure Race Tracker.

Looks like great wind for the start

This morning’s Marine Forcast for the Juan de Fuca Strait is in and it looks like there is going to be wind and lots of it of the start of the 2014 Swiftsure International Yacht Race Openal32 dll download.

5219_windseasJuan de Fuca Strait – east entrance 코레일 다운로드.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 early this
morning then increasing to west 15 to 25 late this afternoon 다운로드.

For more information and current conditions around the race course, visit the Weather page 다운로드.

Old Hat and Tee Contest

Skippers and crew and volunteers and Swiftsure fans:

We are having a fun little contest on Friday night at the tent at Swiftsure Centre on Ship Point 다운로드. We are looking for the person (skipper, crew, volunteer or spectator) with the oldest Swiftsure ball cap, and the person with the oldest Swiftsure tee shirt 비메오 비공개. Have you got an old tee or hat with “Swiftsure” and a year on it? Wear it to the tent on Friday night for bragging rights (and maybe a little something else) 다운로드.

Competitors, please feel free to forward this to your crew. Volunteers, please share with your teams.

Vern Burkhardt
Swiftsure International Yacht Race, May 24-26, 2014

Royal Victoria Yacht Club
3475 Ripon Road, Victoria, BC V8R 6H1
Tel: 250-592-9098 Fax: 250-370-2286