Sailing in Canada: Chester Race Week is Back and Bigger and Better
Chester Race Week is Back and Bigger and Better
Mar 30, 2022
Helly Hansen Chester Race Week, August 10 to 13, is back and bigger and better for 2022! Organizers were so delighted to have a successful Race Week in 2021, and even with the public health requirements, the sailing was awesome!
Registration is now open for 2022, and 14 boats have already signed on for some of the best racing this summer. So, register early and tell your friends.
Here’s what’s new for 2022:
A dedicated White Sail Fleet: This year’s edition of Helly Hansen Chester Race Week offers a non-spinnaker division that will sail a pursuit style of race. Pursuit racing is all about sailing as effectively as possible to cross the finish line before the other competing boats. Boats with higher or lower handicaps will either be trying to protect their lead or trying to catch up to cross the finish line before you. The White Sail division is an excellent opportunity to be involved in Helly Hansen Chester Race Week without needing to know the ins and outs of racing tactics. This division has excellent potential for any first-time keelboat racer.
Double-handed Division: The double-handed division will be a pursuit style of race and a fantastic opportunity for skippers and crew to compete against…