SailGP Gears Up for 2024 Halifax Event
Above Photo Credit: Felix Diemer for SailGP
As the first Sail Grand Prix event to grace Canadian shores gears up for its event in Halifax, Nova Scotia on June 1–2, 2024, plans are getting underway to figure out the finer details of the event.
Sail Grand Prix, commonly known as SailGP, is an international competition where competitors from 10 countries race aboard F50 foiling catamarans, which can hit top speeds of over 100 kilometres per hour. SailGP races have been hosted all over ...
Halifax to Host First Canadian Sail Grand Prix
Above photo: Canada’s SailGP team celebrates winning the ITM New Zealand Sail Grand Prix. Credit: Ricardo Pinto for SailGP
From June 1–2, 2024, Halifax Harbour will play host to the first-ever ROCKWOOL Canada Sail Grand Prix (SailGP).
The race, which will take place a short distance from the shores of Halifax between George’s Island and the MacDonald Bridge, will see Canada’s home team compete against Australia, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, New Zealand, Spain, ...
New Marine Infrastructure Improves Access to Baddeck, Mahone Bay and Halifax
As a province that’s nearly surrounded by water, it’s no wonder that water access is an important part of daily life for both residents and visitors.
Investment in strategic places around the province can help revitalize waterfronts by encouraging more visitors by both land and sea. It’s in the support of quality marine infrastructure that Develop Nova Scotia was proud to contribute funds — and a little expertise — to two exciting community-led projects, as well as an ...
New Infrastructure, Resources for Boaters in Nova Scotia
Above photo: Located in the heart of the Halifax waterfront near Salt Yard, is the new Foundation wharf featuring 30,000 square feet of boardwalk and nearly 500 feet of additional floats accessible for free daytime berthage with overnight rates.
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From $14.2 million in infrastructure projects to the creation of informative boating guides, Develop Nova Scotia and its partners have been improving the province’s marine destination network with an eye to further ...
Armdale Yacht Club: Keeps Sailing Tradition Alive
Nestled at the head of Halifax Harbour’s Northwest Arm on historic Melville Island is the Armdale Yacht Club (AYC).
Founded in 1937, the Club is home for approximately 150 boats, boosts around 300 members, provides berthage for visiting yachts, has a thriving Learn to Sail program and usually a full schedule of social and sporting events.
While this year will be different because of COVID-19, “members are very optimistic about the boating season since the bubble has been expanded to ...
Around the Globe Again
Above photo: While Halifax sailor Sergei Morozov is planning a second solo circumnavigation, his ultimate goal is to row around the world. Kathy Johnson photo
Second Solo Circumnavigation Being Planned by Halifax Sailor
It will be by a different route when Halifax sailor Sergei Morozov casts off for a second solo sail around the globe — one that he hopes to start next year.
“This time I don’t want to go fast like the first one,” he said in a recent interview. “I want to ...