Schedule

Schedule

RACING SCHEDULE

Skipper Bag & Class Flag Pick-ups at Chester Yacht Club

DayTime
Tuesday, August 9th1200 – 1600
Wednesday, August 10th0800 – 1000

Competitors’ Meetings — Wednesday, August 10

TimeCourse
0900One Design Course
0930PHRF-NS Inshore Course, NS Distance Racing Course
1030Bluenose Course
1030Classics Course

► Details of the Competitors’ Meetings will be emailed to boats who have completed registration.

Racing Schedule — Wednesday, August 10 to Saturday, August 13

TimeEvent
1200First Signal for PHRF – Nova Scotia Inshore Racing
1200First Signal for PHRF – Nova Scotia Distance Racing
1200First Signal for One Design Classes
1215First Signal for Classics Class
1300First Signal for Bluenose Class

► On the last day of racing no warning signal will be made after 1500.

ON-LAND SCHEDULE

Please be advised that the CYC clubhouse will be CLOSED to the public for Chester Race Week from Wednesday August 10 to Saturday August 13.

There will be seating outside in a tent on the grounds in front of the clubhouse & full bar service from 1000 to 0000.

DAILY PRIZE DRAWS

This year we will have three separate daily draws:

    1. DRAW FOR SKIPPER AND CREW
      Names of registered skippers and their crew members will be randomly drawn
    2. DRAW FOR VOLUNTEERS
      Names of volunteers will be randomly drawn
    3. DRAW FOR NUMBER ON YOUR HH-CRW BRACELET
      A number will be randomly drawn and the person with the closest number on-site will win a prize
PRIZES DONATED BY OUR PRIZE SPONSORS

Helly Hansen, Wilsons, Charm Diamond Centres, Playwear Canada, Surrette Rolls Battery, Harken Derm, Party Ice & more!

BLUENOSE II IS COMING FOR CHESTER RACE WEEK

She arrives on Wednesday, August 10th and will be at anchor in the front harbour Wednesday & Thursday, until departing on Friday morning.

Bluenose will fire the cannon at 1000 to open Helly Hansen Chester Race Week. She will fire the cannon again when leaving Chester Harbour on Friday morning.

We are excited to have this Canadian sailing icon here for our regatta event!

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

  • 0830 – 1100 Complimentary Tim Hortons Coffee & Timbits on the deck, daily until gone
    Thank You Chester Tim Hortons!
  • The PURPLE PEOPLE FEEDER food truck will be open on the grounds of the Chester Yacht Club from 1000 – 2300 daily

►► Race Weekers: Purple People Feeder will have to-go lunches available to take on the racecourse; Please order ahead for pick up!

  • FULL bar service in the tent on the Chester Yacht Club grounds from 1000 – 000
  • Ice can be purchased on site
  • Hand washing stations by portable toilets
  • Please use appropriate recycling bags and container

BEVERAGE TICKETS

  • $7.50 for a single beverage
  • $35.00 for a book of five (5) beverage tickets, including tax and tip
  • Ticket window on the clubhouse deck is open from 0900 to 2330 on Wednesday and 1000 to 2330 on Thursday through Saturday.
  • You must be 19 years of age after 2100
  • Bracelets are required after 2100. Bracelets are available for purchase at ticket window and at the gate for $22.00+hst and are good for all 4 days of entertainment.
  • Chester Race Week t-shirts and caps are available for purchase at the ticket window.

CYC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

RankName
CommodoreDavid Creighton
Rear CommodoreSean Pearce
Vice CommodoreJennifer Chandler
TreasurerStewart Creaser
CYC AccountantLara Parsons, CPA, CA

RACE WEEK COMMITTEE

PositionName
Principal Race OfficerDaniel Conrod
CRW On-Water ChairPat Nelder
SponsorshipJennifer Chandler
RegistrationJanice Anderson
Media OfficerSuzanne Rent
TrophiesSue McAlpine
Race Equipment CoordinatorPatricia Finlay
Volunteer Coordinator LandMJ Saffrey
CRW On-Land ChairKim Johnson

RACE OFFICERS

PositionName
PHRF Nova Scotia Distance CourseDaniel Conrod, PRO
PHRF Nova Scotia Inshore CourseLuke Porter
One Design CourseJohn Abel
Bluenose CoursePeter Van Muyden
Classics CoursePatricia Finlay
ScorerDavid Borrowman

CLUB STAFF

PositionName
Club ManagerKim Johnson
Bar StewardsCarlee Mulrooney
Olivia Eisnor
Waterfront CoordinatorsCarlee Mulrooney & Dawson Baker
Tender OperatorsGreg Otto
Wyatt Carling

SERVICES & GENERAL INFORMATION

ServiceNumber or Address
Tender ServiceCYC complimentary service will be available from 0900 – 1230 and 1530 – 2100.   VHF Channel 71 or call (902) 275-3747
MerchandiseChester Race Week t-shirts & caps will be for sale at the ticket window.
Dental ServiceFor dental service call Dr. Maureen Andrea at (902) 275-3828.
Medical ServiceChester Family Practice: (902) 275-5625
Chester Community Clinic: (902) 275-5268
ShowersCharles E. Church Recreation Centre (Eleanor Pew Memorial Arena) at 190 Pig Loop Road, Chester.
LaundryLaundromats are located at the Chester Shore Mall & the Chester Irving; both on Route 3.
TaxiSouth Shore Taxi is available during Race Week at (902) 277-2727.
InformationInformation is available at the CYC ticket window and on the CRW Website.