Race the Cape 2016!

Take the 2016 Race Participant Survey here!

Join the Adventure, Day and Night!

Race the Cape is an event, a sailing regatta, for boaters, their crews, their families, and their friends.

Race the Cape is seven days of challenging point-to-point sail racing, both inland and coastal ocean, broken into five legs of up to 40 nautical miles through the island’s amazing Bras d’Or Lakes and along Cape Breton Island’s rugged Atlantic coast.

Register today and get yourself, your boat and your crew into the Heart of the Action!


Registration Fees Increase one more time on June 1st, 2016!

June 1, 2016 is fast approaching and that means our fees will be increasing by an additional $100.  If you haven’t sent in your registrations, now is... MORE

Race the Cape 2016 on the front page of Sailing Anarchy!

Looking for a distinctive nautical challenge this summer? Want to embark on an adventure that will test your sailing abilities, at times, moment by... MORE


Cape Breton Island was recently ranked #3 in the world, and #1 on the list of Top Island Destinations in the Continental US and Canada – in Travel & Leisure World’s Best Awards 2011 reader’s survey.

The Island is vibrant with living history museums, shops and restaurants and a lively nightlife scene. While here, experience the world famous Cabot Trail, explore the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, take a step back to the 18th century at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site of Canada or experience the Island’s natural beauty at one of our fine beaches, golf courses or hiking trails.

For more information on what Cape Breton has to offer please visit