Communication with Swiftsure’s Volunteer Coordinator

Each Swiftsure volunteer will need to read the Swiftsure 2023 Volunteer Handbook to become aware of safety requirements and also to discover some of the perks of volunteering with the historic Swiftsure International Yacht Race.

For further information, please communicate with Swiftsure’s Volunteer Coordinator at

The Swiftsure Administrator will be pleased to answer your race-related inquiries or direct it to the appropriate person for a response.

By Email

General Inquiries:

Swiftsure Volunteer Coordinator:

Registrar Inquiries:

By Phone

Swiftsure Office at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club: 250.592.2441

The office is open Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00 Pacific time.

By Mail

Swiftsure International Yacht Race
c/o Royal Victoria Yacht Club
3475 Ripon Rd.
Victoria, BC
V8R 6H1   Canada

2023 Swiftsure Committee

Event Chair:  Randy Diamond
Assistant to the Chair  Vern Burkhardt
Principal Race Officer:  Dugald Smith
Logistics:  Doug Taylor-Lee
Media Relations:  Ed Watson

Race Director:  John Comuzzi
Sponsorship Relations  Randy Diamond
Technology:  Adam Serediuk
Trophies & Award Records:  Guy Tyrwhitt-Drake
Volunteer Coordinator:  Gillian Manson


Other Contacts

Swiftsure Office Administrator:  RVYC Administrator
Swiftsure Registrar:  Leslie Basham
Handicap Ratings:  Kirk Palmer
Racer Promotion:  Alex Fox & Bobbi Campbell

SPOT Transponders:
Inspection Dock:  Keith Beange & Roger Hind
Dockmaster Victoria Inner Harbour:  Brian Dodsworth
Dockmaster Cadboro Bay: