Easter Seals Regatta


The 24th Annual National Bank Easter Seals Charity Regatta takes place Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club. The Regatta will be run as a PHRF handicap race and will offer flying and no flying sails divisions.

Join us for the pirate themed day and parade through False Creek where boats will be judged on their decorations and costumes. Back on land everyone joins in for the post race barbecue at Hastings Mill Park. Skippers may either pay the $100 registration fee or recruit a minimum $250 boat sponsor. Boat Sponsorship = Renovations at Easter Seals House and Helly Hansen Rewards!

Register as a boat sponsor, help Easter Seals House and receive some great gear from Helly Hansen.  There are 4 levels of boat sponsorship to choose from, each with their own unique set of benefits. Click here to see full details.





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