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Community Events

RVYC is proud to provide assistance for, and at times sponsor, community events and initiatives. Examples include the following:

  • Sponsor for the Swiftsure International Yacht Race for the past 80 years as well as numerous local regattas.
  • Sponsor of the annual “Sea of Lights” Christmas parade, a fundraiser for the Kiwanis, Salvation Army and the Food Bank.
  • Providing support for BC Marine Parks Forever.
  • Organizing host boats during the summer at Portland Island Marine Park
  • Offering sailing instruction to about 400 kids annually (open to the public).
  • Offering racing and cruising instruction to adults, including the over-50 women’s “Salty Sisters” (open to the public).
  • Providing support for Olympic and Paralympic Racers.


Upcoming and Recently Completed Community Events Include the Following:

  • RVYC Open House, Saturday, May 30, 2015
  • Swiftsure, May 22-24, 2015