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Ultimate Global Sailing Races on Horizon for Halifax Sailor

Halifax sailor Sergei Morozov is hoping to be at the helm for either the 2022 Golden Globe Race or the 2024 edition of the Vendée Globe, described as “the greatest sailing race round the world, solo, non-stop and without assistance.” Morozov, who completed his first solo circumnavigation on May 24, 2014, almost two and half years after leaving Halifax on Dec. 5, 2011, has been planning to do a second solo circumnavigation for several years, but competing in the renowned global races is ...

Chester Race Week Back on Deck for 2021

By early spring, plans for the 2021 Helly Hansen Chester Race Week should be finalized, online and registration open. The largest keelboat regatta in the region will run from Aug. 11 to 14. “We have a situation called COVID-19 so we cannot plan to have Chester Race Week as we're used to having it,” said Pat Nelder, on-water chair and steering committee member in an interview. “We are used to having five racing courses with 15 classes in total racing,” but for 2021 “we will ...

Bluenose Centennial Celebrations Kick Off This Spring

It will be 100 years down to the hour when the celebrations begin, marking the 100th anniversary since the launch of Canada’s most iconic sailing vessel, the Bluenose. It was 10 a.m. on March 26, 1921, when the schooner, designed by William J. Roué and built by the Smith & Rhuland Shipyard, slipped into the waters of Lunenburg harbour for the first time. Built for fishing and racing in the North Atlantic, the Bluenose earned the nickname Queen of the North Atlantic Fishing Fleet and ...

Life is Better on the Water

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Boaters Must Help Guide Regulatory Change

Over the winter, Transport Canada’s (TC) Office of Boating Safety (OBS) was seeking stakeholder input from anyone with a particular interest in pleasure craft. The consultation involved proposed changes and revisions to the Pleasure Craft Licensing Program and the Pleasure Craft Operator Competency Program. This was definitely a move in the right direction as recreational boaters should be aware of any pending policy changes and take an active role in forming and guiding regulatory ...