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76th Swiftsure International Yacht Race

Published on May 22nd, 2019

One hundred sixty-six yachts are entered in the 76th Swiftsure International Yacht Race on May 25. The multihull and monohull fleet will use either PHRF or ORC rating system for one of the six courses ranging from 79 to 138 nm that start and finish in Victoria, BC.

Details: https://www.swiftsure.org/

THE COURSES:

The Swiftsure Lightship Classic Race for Monohulls (PHRF handicapped class and ORC handicapped class)
From a starting line at Clover Point, leaving a mark at Swiftsure Bank to port, and crossing a finish line across the Victoria Harbour–138.2 nautical miles
Open to monohull boats with a PHRF rating, and monohull boats with an ORC rating

The Hein Bank Race for Monohulls (ORC handicapped boats)
From a starting line at Clover Point, leaving a mark at Neah Bay to port, leaving to port the ODAS 46088 (located about 5 nautical miles bearing approximately 2380M from Hein Bank, and crossing a finish line across the Victoria Harbour –118.1 nautical miles
Open to monohull boats with an ORC rating

The Cape Flattery Race for Monohulls (PHRF handicapped boats)
From a starting line at Clover Point, leaving a mark at Neah Bay to port, and crossing a finish line across the Victoria Harbour–101.9 nautical miles
Open to monohull boats with a PHRF rating

The Cape Flattery Race for Multihulls (PHRF handicapped boats)
From a starting line at Clover Point, leaving a mark at Neah Bay to port, and crossing a finish line across the Victoria Harbour–101.9 nautical miles
Open to multihull boats with a PHRF rating

The Juan de Fuca Race for Monohulls (PHRF handicapped boats)
From a starting line at Clover Point, leaving a mark at Clallam Bay to port, and crossing a finish line across the Victoria Harbour–78.7 nautical miles
Open to boats rating 40 PHRF and higher

Juan de Fuca Race for Multihulls (PHRF handicapped boats)
From a starting line at Clover Point, leaving a mark at Clallam Bay to port, and crossing a finish line across the Victoria Harbour. Distance 78.7 nautical miles.
Open to multihull boats with a PHRF rating

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