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West Vancouver Yacht Club to host 53rd annual Southern Straits Race

by West Vancouver Yacht Club 28 Feb 2023 13:20 PST April 7-9, 2023
Southern Straits Race © West Vancouver Yacht Club

The West Vancouver Yacht Club (WVYC) is making preparations to host its Southern Straits Regatta for the 53rd time. The Easter weekend race will see sailors crisscrossing Georgia Strait testing their strategy, skill, and endurance while racing overnight in early season conditions.

The Short, Medium, and Long courses range from 64 - 148 nautical miles. In addition, there is an Inshore Course that will be conducted during daylight hours on Good Friday.

The WVYC will also be hosting a joint Tech Talk with Peter Salusbury and Rich Alban on race tactics and rules on March 23rd at 7pm.

Registration for the race and tech talk will be available through southernstraits.ca

WVYC is inviting all racers to participate in this challenging yachting tradition.

The races will take place over the weekend of April 7-9, 2023.
Starting sequences will begin at 10:25 a.m. on Friday, April 7.

WVYC welcomes everyone to come down to Dundarave Pier in West Vancouver to see the parade of boats line up between 9 and 10 a.m. and cheer on the competitors before the race begins.

West Vancouver Yacht Club
5854 Marine Drive
West Vancouver, BC

For more information, please visit www.southernstraits.ca or call WVYC at 604.921.7575.

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