Canadian Forces Sailing Association (Esquimalt) announces new Long Distance Race

We are pleased to pass along an innovative and entrepreneurial initiative by the Canadian Forces Sailing Association (CFSA Esquimalt) in the creation of a new distance race to be possibly held (with the relaxing of the current COVID-19 restrictions/border crossings) October 17-18 2020. https://www.cfsaesq.ca/sites/default/files/webfiles/Racing/2020-Intent%20To%20Sail%20-%20CASCADIAN%20CONVOY%202020.pdf It is expected that the long course of the race will meet the requirements as a … Read More

JeSyCanadian Forces Sailing Association (Esquimalt) announces new Long Distance Race

March 26, 2020 Race Update

Good afternoon, please note that any comments below are subject to the latest recommended health guidelines from Canada, and may change at any time. First, thank you to all the folks who are presently putting themselves at risk to combat the spread of the pandemic, and ensure essential services are in place. Thanks for being there. The 2021 Van Isle, … Read More

JeSyMarch 26, 2020 Race Update

2021 Race dates are confirmed, May 29 to June 12.

The dates for the 2021 race will be Saturday May 29th to Saturday June 12th. Yes the start is the same weekend as Swiftsure, and yes we have had discussions about the conflict with the Swiftsure organizing committee. It appears that in the upcoming decade the start of the Van Isle 360 and the start of Swiftsure will collide due … Read More

JeSy2021 Race dates are confirmed, May 29 to June 12.

2021 Dates to be determined

The race dates for 2021 are proving to be a bit of a challenge. Setting the dates for the race has always been fairly straight forward, pick the optimal Monday for transiting Seymour Narrows ( ideally an ebb tide not too early in the morning as to be tarred and feathered by skippers and crews) and we are away. In … Read More

JeSy2021 Dates to be determined

Victoria to Nanaimo Results

    2019 Van Isle 360Vancouver IslandBlast Sailing2019-06-01 – 2019-06-15Race Results Div 0 Victoria to Nanaimo Results [15/06/2019 10:43:51] (Provisional) Start: 14/06/2019 10:00:00 Distance: 59.90 NM Scoring: Triple ToD Coastal/Long Distance Low Overall Pos Nation Yacht Name Sail No Skipper Division Finish Time Elapsed Delta Corrected Penalty Overall Pts 1 USA SMOKE USA 52005     +0 19:05:22 09:05:22 00:00:00 … Read More

jennVictoria to Nanaimo Results

Ucluelet to Victoria Results

    2019 Van Isle 360Vancouver IslandBlast Sailing2019-06-01 – 2019-06-15Race Results Div 0 Ucluelet to Victoria Results [13/06/2019 20:51:18] (Provisional) Start: 12/06/2019 10:00:00 Distance: 98.20 NM Scoring: ToD Coastal/Long Distance Overall Pos Nation Yacht Name Sail No Skipper Division Finish Time Elapsed Delta Corrected Penalty Overall Pts 1 USA BLUE USA 1717     +0 23:00:15 13:00:15 00:00:00 11:49:43   … Read More

jennUcluelet to Victoria Results

Winter Harbour to Ucluelet Results

    2019 Van Isle 360Vancouver IslandBlast Sailing2019-06-01 – 2019-06-15Race Results Div 0 Winter Harbour to Ucluelet Results [11/06/2019 11:16:04] (Provisional) Start: 09/06/2019 09:00:00 Distance: 138.10 NM Scoring: ToD Coastal/Long Distance Overall Pos Nation Yacht Name Sail No Skipper Division Finish Time Elapsed Delta Corrected Penalty Overall Pts 1 USA BLUE USA 1717     +1 17:17:04 32:17:04 00:00:00 30:37:51 … Read More

jennWinter Harbour to Ucluelet Results

Port Hardy to Winter Harbour Results

    2019 Van Isle 360Vancouver IslandBlast Sailing2019-06-01 – 2019-06-15Race Results Div 0 Port Hardy to Winter Harbour Results [08/06/2019 14:14:06] (Provisional) Start: 07/06/2019 09:00:00 Distance: 69.10 NM Scoring: ToD Coastal/Long Distance Overall Pos Nation Yacht Name Sail No Skipper Division Finish Time Elapsed Delta Corrected Penalty Overall Pts 1 USA MIST 52     +0 18:59:57 09:59:57 00:00:00 09:47:58 … Read More

jennPort Hardy to Winter Harbour Results

Spirit of Van Isle – Surfrider

The camaraderie of the Van Isle 360 is the spirit that binds skippers, crew and selfless acts of competitors helping competitors make it to the finish or the start line everyday.On the Hardwicke – Telegraph Cove leg Surfrider lost the blades to their Martec propeller somewhere along the way. Shearwater provided a tow into and out of Telegraph Cove. But … Read More

JeSySpirit of Van Isle – Surfrider