Racing


Racing at Conestoga Sailing Club is fun and friendly, and a great way to improve your sailing skills.

The Club hosts several regattas spread out over the sailing season and weekly club races beginning in May. Club members are welcome to participate in all the racing events. All of the racing events are described in detail below with links to the sailing instructions (SI’s) and notice of race (NOR) sheets.

 

Wednesday Night Races- Starts May 22 2019

Wednesdays evenings from May to September are scheduled for the club’s weekly racing series. On Wednesday the club members race in a mixed fleet of boats using the Portsmouth numbers to adjust the finish times.  Wednesday nights are always a great time for everyone to come out and enjoy the lake full of sailboats.

NOR | SI’s

 

Warm Water Regatta  and Canadian Wayfarer Nationals June 8-9 2019

The Warm Water Regatta  is an annual open invitation regatta that the sailing club hosts with a focus on Wayfarers, Lasers and Albocores.

The event is attended by racers from around Eastern Canada and NE USA is at stop on the  Wayfarer Class racing circuit.

Registration page coming soon.

 

NORSI’s

Wayfarer Training and 1 day Regatta July 6 – 7 2019

New in 2019, will feature one day of one the water training by a leading world-class instructor on Saturday, followed by a one day regatta on Sunday.

Registration page coming soon.

NORSI’s

 

Wellington Cup   Sunday July 21 2019

The Wellington Cup is a friendly event that is contested between the three sailing clubs that are located on lakes in Wellington County; the three clubs are Conestoga Sailing Club, Belwood Lake Sailing Club and the Guelph Community Boating Club. The Cup is held on a Sunday afternoon in June, scoring for the event uses a team format to determine the winner of the cup.

This year  it will be combined with the All Arms Race, with two race before lunch, and the All Arms after lunch.

NOR | SI’s

 

 

All Arms Race – Sunday July 21 2019

The All Arms Race is a long distance race that takes members up each of the three arms of Conestoga Lake. The race is a chase event with the slower boats starting earlier in the day and the faster boats starting later on, racing to overtake everyone else to be the lead boat at the finish at 4:00pm. Following the race there is a dinner at the club.

This year it will be combined with the Wellington Cup

NOR | SI’s

 

Club Championships – August 23 -25 2019

The Club Champs regatta is a two day event that is typically held on one of the last weekends in August. This open fleet regatta is scored using the Portsmounth scoring for system. Members and youth and adult sailing school participants are invited to join in this regatta. This is a great event to mark the winding down of the sailing season. A Club dinner is usually had on the Sunday evening.

NOR | SI’s