Race Schedule

Evening Kick-off Party at Centre 200 & Casino Nova Scotia Sydney – July 17, 2014

Hosted by Casino Nova Scotia Sydney.

Registration & Dobson Yacht Club Pub Night – July 18, 2014

Registration, Check in and Skippers kits: 12:00 to 15:00 (noon to 3:00 pm)  in Dobson Yacht Club.

Sail Past - Sydney Harbour Front: 1600 (4:00 pm)

Skippers Meeting for Leg 1, the first race the following morning: 18:30 (6:30 pm), evening Pub Night at Dobson Yacht Club with entertainment.

The Casino Nova Scotia Cibou Cup Yacht Race – Sydney to North Sydney – July 19, 2014

Yacht race from Sydney to Sydney Harbour Outer Marker to North Sydney.

Start Location: Dobson Yacht Club

Finish Location: Northern Yacht Club

Distance:  20 nm

10:00 am start - (warning signal at 9:55 am) - 4 to 6 hours in duration

Awards, dinner, entertainment

The North Sails – Yacht Shop Great Bras d’Or Cup Yacht Race – North Sydney to Baddeck – July 20, 2014

Yacht race from North Sydney to Baddeck.

Start Location: Northern Yacht Club

Finish Location: Bras d’Or Yacht Club

Distance: 40 nm

Skippers meeting: 8:30 am

10:00 am start -  (warning signal at 9:55 am) - 6 to 10 hours in duration

Awards, dinner, entertainment

The 87th Annual McCurdy Cup Yacht Race – Baddeck – Barrra Strait – Baddeck – July 21, 2014

Yacht race from Baddeck to the Barra Strait, and returning to Baddeck.

Start Location: Bras d’Or Yacht Club

Finish Location: Bras d’Or Yacht Club

Distance: 20 nm

Skippers meeting: 10:00 am

12:00 pm start -  (warning signal at 11:55 pm) - 4 to 6 hours in duration

Awards, dinner, entertainment

Layover day in Baddeck – July 22, 2014

Participants have the option of touring the world-famous Cabot Trail, visiting the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site or the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site or golfing at one of Cape Breton’s award-winning golf courses.

The City Printers Barra Strait Cup Yacht Race – Baddeck to Ben Eoin – July 23, 2014

Yacht race from Baddeck to Ben Eoin.

Start Location: Bras d’Or Yacht Club

Baddeck to Barra Strait Bridge (Grand Narrows/Iona) - 10 nm

Barra Strait Bridge to Ben Eoin – 20 nm

Finish Location: Ben Eoin Yacht Club

Total Distance: 30 nm

Skippers meeting: 8:30 am

10:00 am start -  (warning signal at 9:55 am) - 6 to 9 hours in duration

Awards, dinner, entertainment

The MacLeod Lorway Insurance Group Red Islands Cup Yacht Race – Ben Eoin to St. Peters – July 24, 2014

Yacht race from Ben Eoin to St. Peters.

Start Location: Ben Eoin Yacht Club

Finish Location: St. Peters Marina

Distance: 20 nm

Skippers meeting: 8:30 am

10:00 am start - (warning signal at 9:55 am) - 6 to 9 hours in duration

Awards, dinner, entertainment

See the Notice of Race for further information.