This is a summer highlight for the local sailing community. The MacAskill Cup will be run for the 28th time this year. The Official Notice of Race is available as a downloadable PDF right here:
The racing program is as follows:
Friday, July 28
Warm up races on the club's buoyed short course in Jackson Bay.
Registration opens 12 pm, Lions Marina
Skippers meeting: 1 pm, Lions Marina
Race Start: 2 pm
Saturday, July 29
This is a 25 NM race into the big lake, followed by reception and awards ceremony at the Lions Marina.
Registration opens at 9 am, Lions Marina
Skipper's meeting: 10 am, Lions Marina
Race Start: TBA
Where to find us
Wallace MacAskill Yacht Club
Home Port: St. Peter's Lions Club Marina
32 Lions Avenue, St. Peter's, NS B0E 3B0
Latitude 45º39'40" North
Longitude 60º52'30" West
Canadian chart # 4275
Wednesday night racing begins June 14. Thanks to the Bras d'Or Lakes Inn for sponsoring our prizes (yummy).