May 24, 2017

Basil HobbesOn June 30th through July 2ndcome and join the Nanaimo Yacht Club and celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday. A new non-competitive Canada 150 Division for Cruising Boats is now part the SIN Regatta.

Nanaimo Yacht Club's Snake Island Nanaimo Regatta is now: The Basil Hobbs Memorial SIN Regatta. This is a special year, with Canada's 150th Birthday landing in the middle of our regatta. We will be adding family-friendly events throughout the weekend, including a kid's fishing derby, movie nights, and a unique non-competitive sailing event called the Canada 150 Division ... think of a scavenger-hunt / poker-run on the water!


All are welcome for this division, singlehanded, fully crewed, families, pirates, mermaids, etc (and no rating certificates needed). Saturday July 1st will see a fireworks display on the waterfront, with the NYC docks being front-row viewing.

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Racers will have divisions and courses tuned for different boats. A cruiser/racer division is planned for boats that are not fully race prepared and crewed, but want to participate in a race regatta (PHRF Cruising Class rating adjustments will be applied for this division only). One-designs are welcome (see below for an early-bird enticement for one-design classes). Multihulls and faster monohulls will have new course options this year, including longer distance courses around Halibut Bank... come for the Party... race for the Halibut!

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Registration

Regular registration is just $70, and this is reduced to $50 for early-birds completing registration and payment before June 5th. As a special enticement this year... if five or more boats register to create a one-design division before the early-bird date, the 1st five registered boats in this division will have their registration fees fully refunded!

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