2014 WOW Regatta Registering Now


On Saturday June 21st, 2014, the 4th annual WOW Women’s Regatta will be hosted at Etobicoke Yacht Club and race committee is sponsored by Port Credit Yacht Club. The Regatta is for seasoned and new women racers.  Bring your boat with or without crew. They have a crew bank of women needing a ride.

Registration Fee is $25 per person which includes a BBQ Dinner. The evening will wrap up with the awards presentation to which everyone is invited, additional dinners $12. 
Find more information at www.wowwomenonwater.wordpress.com or email wow.womenonthewater@gmail.com.  There is a limit of 10 boats, so sign up fast!!!
“This is the regatta to attend. We’ve had so much fun at the regattas introducing so many women to racing, and helping forge new relationships among women boaters” states Lori Mason.  ‘It’s going to be a great 2014 regatta!”
WOW Regatta Thanks their Sponsors:
Etobicoke Yacht Club
Port Credit Yacht Club
Skippers  Plan
Ontario Sailing
Island Canvas
UK Sails

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