The P.E.I. Boating Festival is Back for 2024
The Prince Edward Island Boating Festival is back for its third annual event from July 25–27, 2024.
The P.E.I. Boating Festival began as a way to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Charlottetown Yacht Club (CYC). While trying to think of an appropriate way to celebrate such an occasion, former Commodore of the club Steve Cudmore thought of the province’s ‘Round the Island Race, which first took place in 1979.
“It happened sporadically over the years,” said Cudmore. “We ...
Busy Season for Summerside Yacht Club and Marina
New members and visiting boaters, combined with weekly racing and entertainment, has added up to a busy summer at the Summerside Yacht Club and Marina.
“This has been a very busy season for our marina, with upwards of 12 new boats and members,” said general manager Tom Peters. “Visiting boats continue to be a large part of our activities.”
The Summerside Yacht Club and Marina is part of the Silver Fox Entertainment Complex, a non-profit community complex managed and owned by its ...
Charlottetown Yacht Club Looking Forward to Another Great Season
Everything is ship-shape at the Charlottetown Yacht Club (CYC) for the 2019 boating season.
“We’re looking forward to another great season with our junior sailing program and water education. We are also looking forward to another great year for visiting boats. We had a banner year last year and hope to repeat it,” said Andrew Rankin, past commodore and Charlottetown Race Week chair.
Rankin said the Wet Feet program offered by the CYC for the youngest of sailors is already full for ...