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

By Email

Registration Inquiries:

Swiftsure Volunteer Coordinator:

General Inquiries:

By Phone

Swiftsure Office at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club: 250.592.2441

The office is open Monday to Saturday, 09:00-12:30 and 13:30-17:00 Pacific time.

By Mail

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

2019 Swiftsure Committee

Event Chair:  Andrew McBride
Special Advisor:  Vern Burkhardt
Principal Race Officer:  John Abel
Logistics:  Brian Shorter
Media Relations:



Race Director:  Mike Cowley
Sponsorship Relations & Silent Auction:  Deborah Tolman
Technology:  Dennis McMillan
Trophies & Award Records:  Guy Tyrwhitt-Drake
Volunteer Coordinator:  Peter Testemale


Other Contacts

Swiftsure Office Administrator:  RVYC Administrator
Swiftsure Registrar:  Ann Steele
Handicap Rating:  Kirk Palmer
Multihulls Promotion:  Tim Knight
SPOT Transponders:
Inspection Dock:  Keith Beange
Dockmaster Victoria Inner Harbour:  Brian Dodsworth
Dockmaster Cadboro Bay:  Jim Steele