Monday, August 26, 2013

Racing came to a close yesterday at the Womens National Keelboat Championships co-hosted by Bedford Basin Yacht Club and the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron. The 3 day Championship - sailed in J22s - saw 40 women from Nova Scotia, British Columbia, Ontario and Manitoba. 

Light breeze and sunny skies on Sunday saw the last of 9 races with the top three line up going to Cathy Shaw and team from RNSYS, 2nd place to Michele Cimon of Nepean Yacht Club and her team, and 3rd to Karen Fowler and team from BBYC.


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For photos of the event by Sherri Christie check here!

The Sail Canada Women's Keelboat Championships are held annualy at a member club. The venue rotates around the country and is selected based on availability of a fleet of one design keelboats for use by competitors.