Racing & Regatta
SCYC hosts an active racing program based at Fairwinds Marina. Racing is the best way to learn about the intricacies and joy of sailing. Our inclusive racing program welcomes all kinds and ages of sailors, from experienced racers to novices.
Enjoy the camaraderie, fun, and exhilaration of yacht racing! Our skippers and crew compete locally and at other racing events in BC, Washington, and Oregon.
Our website contains everything you need to know about racing with SCYC. Contact the Fleet Captain by email link if you’d like more information. We are proud of our racing program. Our club racing which was featured in an article in the Spring 2018 edition of the Fairwinds publication ‘Passions’. The article can be found by clicking here.
- Club Races & Rallies during fall, winter and spring (handicapped and non-handicapped).
- Wednesday Evening Summer Fun Racing – ideal for sailors who like to race, or want to learn, but don’t want to get too serious about it.
- June Regatta featuring the BMW Lasqueti Island Race. This regatta offers competitive racing and draws boats from Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland
- September Fleet Regatta with the focus on fun.
Racing on Vancouver Island
Situated between Nanaimo and Parksville, on the east coast of Vancouver Island, members of Fairwinds Marina enjoy racing and cruising for twelve months of the year.
Racing is a great way to learn about the intricacies and joy of sailing. Our inclusive racing program welcomes all sailors, whether novice or experienced. You’ll find competitive series and regattas as well as fun racing. Fairwinds Marina has an active social program and features casual activities on the dock and organized events. We have on occasion speakers in conjunction with Nanoose Power & Sail Squadron.
Due to restrictions of COVID-19 changes have been made to the 2021 BMW Lasqueti Island Regatta. Please vist our Regatta page for more information
We welcome your application for membership – come and join us onshore and afloat.
SCYC RACING SCHEDULE CLICK HERE
VIRS & VARC SCHEDULES 2022 CLICK HERE
Racing & Regatta Registration
SCYC Fleet Regatta Registration
The 2022 SCYC Fleet Regatta takes place on September 11. Join in the on-water activity then enjoy a post-race social event at a venue to be announced. Please use this form to register for the race (Section One) and/or the onshore social activities (Section Two). Please note that there is a fee of $25 per person for non-member crew and guests to attend the onshore social event.
Series Racing Registration
Non-member skippers require prior approval of the Fleet Captain to enter their boats in an SCYC PHRF race or race series. If approved, non-member skippers will be subject to the following schedule of fees:
- Single Race $10, Race Series $25
- Annual Race Program $60
- Fees for a single race or race series will be waived the first time a non-member skipper enters his or her boat in a club race.
- There is no fee for Wednesday’s fun racing.
SCYC Racing Results
Racing Program Results
SCYC 2020 racing program results
SCYC 2021 racing program results
Fleet Regatta 2021 – HERE
Vancouver Island Racing Series
The VIRS Vancover Island Racing Series is heading into year nine! The VIRS is a series of regattas and races held throughout the calendar year. Come out and participate in the expereince of keelboat racing on Vancouver Island.
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