Route Map

For 2015 the fleet will not be stopping in French Creek

2015 VI360 Provisional Schedule May 12

2015 BLAST Detailed Schedule of events and leg descriptions Van Isle 360

June 2nd, no further updates to be posted.

June 6: Nanaimo to Comox, 37.7NM

  • Start – 1030 -Best viewing W.E. Mills Pier
  • Pancake breakfast for the Salvation Army from 0700hrs on
  • Finish – Midnight is the time limit – Best Viewing – Shoreline Drive – Bowser

June 7: Fun Race/Lay Day Inshore Race and Festivities hosted by Comox Bay Sailing Club

  • Start – 11ish
  • Finish – 1400ish
  • Best Viewing – Comox Harbour
  • Come and enjoy the party, everyone welcome

June 8: Comox to Campbell River, 26.20 NM

  • Start – 0900hrs
  • Best Viewing – The Old Island Highway between Comox and Campbell River
  • Finish – 1800hrs
  • Best Viewing – Fishing Pier in Campbell River – Come watch the boats and enjoy an ice cream!

June 9: Motor to Deepwater Bay, 10.00NM
June 9: Deepwater Bay to Hardwicke Isl, 24.50 NM

  • Start -0930
  • Best Viewing – Browns Bay – HMCS Yellowknife is rumoured to be in the vicinity – GO NAVY!
  • Finish – Hardwicke Island
  • Best Viewing – none really

June 10: Hardwicke Island to Telegraph Cove, 40.30 NM

  • Start – 1000hrs
  • Best Viewing – Public Dock in Sayward – Come have a coffee!
  • Finish – 1900hrs
  • Best Viewing – One of the most awesome finish lines in the whole race is at the entrance to Telegraph Cove.

June 11: Telegraph Cove to Port Hardy, 28.10 NM

  • Start – 1030hrs – Same place as the finish line on June 10th – AMAZING!
  • Finish – 1900hrs
  • Best Viewing – Government Dock at Carrot Park – if it is blowing, the spinnaker take downs can be fun!
  • Come have a burger and a beer with the racers

June 12: Port Hardy to Winter Harbour, 69.40 NM

  • Start – 1000hrs
  • Best Viewing – Government Dock at Carrot Park
  • Finish – Kains Island Lighthouse all day & night
  • Best Viewing – The Lighthouse

June 13: Finish/Lay Day
June 14: Winter Harbour to Ucluelet, 138.10 NM

  • Start – 0900hrs
  • Best Viewing if you can get there – Kains Island Lighthouse
  • Finish – at the Amphitrite Lighthouse in Ucluelet, all day and all night, then all and all night again!
  • Best Viewing – Amphitrite Lighthouse – awesome view

June 15: Finish/Lay Day
June 16: Finish/Lay Day
June 17: Ucluelet to Victoria, 97.00 NM

  • Start – 1000hrs – The best start of the race, the race committee assists the school children in the countdown!
  • Best viewing Amphitrite Lighthouse – The Westerly News & Solidarity Snacks will host a Sail Send-off for the public at the Amphitrite Lighthouse from 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m. on June 17 as the boats leave the harbour. This is the best place to view the vessels as they head down the home stretch. We will offer complimentary coffee/fruit juice and snacks, and we will accept donations of non-perishables for the Food Bank on the Edge or cash for local Search & Rescue. 
  • Finish – Clover Point – all day & night – great place to watch the fleet!

June 18: Finish/Lay Day
June 19: Victoria to Nanaimo, 60.40 NM

  • Start – 1200hrs – Clover Point – Awesome view
  • Finish – all day & night – W.E. Mills Pier

June 20: Nanaimo Finish

  • Awards – TBA – stay tuned for the time

 

 

 

 

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