Race Schedule

Registration & Evening Kick-off Party at the St. Peter’s Lions Club Marina – Sunday, July 12, 2015

Registration, Check in and Skippers kits: 12:00 to 15:00 (noon to 3:00 pm) at the St. Peter’s Lions Club Marina.

Sail Past – St. Peter’s Waterfront: 1600 (4:00 pm)

Skippers Meeting for Leg 1, the first race the following morning: 18:30 (6:30 pm), Opening Ceremonies, dinner, entertainment.

The Red Islands Cup Yacht Race – St. Peters to Ben Eoin – Monday, July 13, 2015

Yacht race from St. Peters to Ben Eoin.

Start Location: Off Cape George Lighthouse

Finish Location: Ben Eoin Yacht Club, East Bay

Distance: 32 nm

11:00 am start – (warning signal at 10:55 am) – 6 to 9 hours in duration

Awards, dinner, entertainment

The City Printers Barra Strait Cup Yacht Race – Ben Eoin to Baddeck – Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Yacht race from Ben Eoin to Baddeck.

Start Location: Ben Eoin Yacht Club, East Bay

Ben Eoin to Barra Strait Bridge (Grand Narrows/Iona) – 20 nm

Barra Strait Bridge to Baddeck – 10 nm

Finish Location: Bras d’Or Yacht Club, Baddeck

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

Layover day in the Village of Baddeck – Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Participants have a day off to explore Cape Breton Island’s iconic experiences.  Possibilities include touring the world-renowned 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 North Sails – Yacht Shop Great Bras d’Or Cup Yacht Race – Baddeck to North Sydney – Thursday, July 16, 2015

Yacht race from Baddeck to North Sydney.

Start Location: Bras d’Or Yacht Club, Baddeck

Finish Location: Northern Yacht Club, North Sydney

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 Aspy Cup Yacht Race – North Sydney to Ingonish – Friday, July 17, 2015

Yacht race from North Sydney to Ingonish.

Start Location: Northern Yacht Club, North Sydney

Finish Location: Ingonish Landing Marina, Ingonish Harbour

Distance:  32 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 Casino Nova Scotia Cibou Cup Yacht Race – Ingonish to Sydney – Saturday, July 18, 2015

Yacht race from Ingonish to Sydney.

Start Location: Ingonish Landing Marina, Ingonish Harbour

Finish Location: Dobson Yacht Club, Westmount

Distance:  34 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.