LYRA 2019 PostcardOakville friends and neighbours Oakville Yacht Squadron, Bronte Harbour Yacht Club and the Oakville Club are thrilled to be co-hosting LYRA 2019.

2018 Award WinnersSail Nova Scotia held its 2018 Awards on Friday night at the Halifax Central library.

Marblehead to HalifaxMarblehead, MA - Registration is now open for the 38th biennial Marblehead to Halifax Ocean race July 7, 2019.

Ticonderoga Craig DavisThe 38th Biennial Classic, hosted by the Boston Yacht Club and the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron will begin in Marblehead Harbor on Sunday, July 7, 2019 and follow a 363 nautical mile course to Halifax Nova Scotia. Awards will be made in Halifax on July 11.

Sail Nova Scotia ConferenceThe first ever Atlantic Sailing Conference Kicks off Friday November 16 with the Sail NS Awards at The Halifax Central Library. The program runs Saturday Nov 17 at Citadel High School in Halifax.

Locca LogoThe Lake Ontario Cruising Club Association (LOCCA) will be holding its next meeting from 0900 to 1200 on Sunday, November 4, 2019 at ABYC. 

The Shellbacks Club FlagShellbacks has scheduled a weekly series of meetings loaded with good food, friendly men and women who like nautical topics and interesting informed speakers. The second half of the series begins in a just a few days!

Sail NS OptisCongratulations Stephen Cramm from RNSYS on capturing the NS 2018 Opti Provincial Championships held at Bedford Basin YC. 25 sailors competed in the Championship fleet and 9 in the Green Fleet.

Para World Sailing ChampionshipsThe 2018 Para World Sailing Championships wrapped up September 22 at the Sheboygan Yacht Club in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The week of sailing brought in various conditions, . The para sailors were able to complete their races, taking some of our CST athletes into the medals races on Saturday.

Rally For KidsOn the last weekend of July, Executive Yacht took part in the 6th annual Boat Rally for Kids with Cancer in Muskoka. 

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