LAKE YACHT RACING ASSOCIATION Lake Ontario Racing events calendar, primarily for keelboat events, also to include major dinghy and youth events. Introduced in 2023, we will endeavor to make this the “go to” calendar for finding and planning yacht racing events in your area and beyond, throughout the racing season, both for Canadian and USA racers.
To add your event, make suggestions or corrections, please email email@example.com
Selectable categories. See Legend bottom of page for Category descriptions.
As of 2.13.23 many events not yet listed – but will begin to populate soon.
The 100 miler race runs the west end of Lake Ontario: PCYC to Burlington via Toronto islands, then to the Niagara River entrance and back to to PCYC. Start time is the morning of Saturday August 19th, 2023.
2023 Shark 24 World Championship hosted by the Niagara on the Lake Sailing Club, Aug 18th to Aug 25th. Measurement and launch Friday Aug 18th & Saturday Aug 20th. Racing Sunday Aug 21st — Friday Aug 25th. Haul Out Saturday Aug 26th.
ABYC’s annual youth sailing regatta for those under 19 years of age, started in 2018 as the Ashbridge’s Bay Optimist Regatta, and has grown as a competitive regatta (with Inter/National Race Officers and Judges) for these youth dinghy classes: Optimist, 420, ILCA and 29er. Please follow us on Facebook and/or Instagram Optimist / 420 Classes […]
The third annual Girl Regatta is the only one of its kind in Canada. This youth sailing event is for those under 19 years of age and is supportive of anyone who identifies as female. This year, our event will be a competitive event with International Race Officer, Irene McNeill and National Sailing Judge Wendy […]
AHMEN: Sailing events in the AHMEN Series
GTA: Any keelboat racing events hosted by clubs in Greater Toronto Area but open to non-member competitors.
LOOR: Sailing events in the Lake Ontario Offshore Racing series. Includes the Lake Ontario 300, Susan Hood Trophy Race and and Lake Ontario Shorthanded Racing Series (LOSHRS)
ANNUAL REGATTA: Sailing events as part of and associated with the LYRA Annual Regatta.
MEMBER EVENTS: Sailing events hosted by LYRA member clubs, but open to competitors from other clubs. For example the ABYC Open, Bronte Rocks or the RCYC Royal Weekend. To add your event please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
NORTH SHORE: Keelboat sailing events hosted by clubs on the North Shore (Canadian Side) of Lake Ontario
ONE DESIGN: One Design keelboat sailing events. For example Shark 24 Fleet, Etchells, J105, 8mR etc. Not for OD dinghy events
SHORTHANDED/DISTANCE: Keelboat sailing events on Lake Ontario optionally, primarily or exclusively for Shorthanded crews on Long Distance or Coastal courses
SOUTH SHORE: Keelboat sailing events hosted by clubs on the South Shore (US Side) of Lake Ontario