Welcome to the Chester Yacht Club

Chester Yacht Club | Chester, Nova Scotia | Incorporated 1902

Chester Yacht Club (CYC) is a private sailing club situated on beautiful Mahone Bay with excellent access to the best sailing in Canada. CYC is host to Canada’s largest keelboat regatta, Chester Race Week, the much anticipated and highly regarded annual Opti Jam dinghy regatta, and is home to robust and internationally respected IOD and Bluenose fleets. Our objective is to encourage Club members to become more proficient in the personal management, maintenance and handling of their boats; to promote safety, proper navigation and seamanship; to provide social and instructional activities in the interests of all Club members and their guests; and to enhance the sport of sailing within our membership and community.



CYC NEWS

LIVE AUCTION

LIVE AUCTION Friday, July 27, 6:30 p.m. Chester Yacht Club Flowers in the Window at Parkstone 36” x 36” Original Painting by José Antonio Valverde-Alcalde Mixed media (acrylic) on canvas Painted in 2017 while residing at the Parkland nursing home Retail value: $6,000   The Valverde Studio Gallery provided this painting as in-kind sponsorship support of Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2018. Organizers will auction the work and donate 50% of proceeds to CYC Junior Sailing.   Anyone wanting to put a reserve bid on the painting Please contact cycmanager@chesteryachtclub.ca


Commodore Dinner & Dance | Saturday, August 11 2018

Helly Hansen Chester Race Week | August 15 - 18, 2018

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Chester Yacht Club
Chester Yacht Club2 days ago

The number of new boats registered for the Helly Hansen Chester Race Week is reflective of the health of sailing in this province, says the co-chair of the annual keel boat race event.

Chester Yacht Club
Chester Yacht Club5 days ago

Dub Kartel performs late night on Friday, August 17!!!
http://www.chesterraceweek.com/ashore/

Chester Yacht Club
Chester Race Week
Dub Kartel performs late night on Friday, August 17!!! http://www.chesterraceweek.com/ashore/
Chester Yacht Club
Chester Yacht Club6 days ago

Hayseed IV (1912 P), overtaking Virginia (1913 Q), in yesterday’s Chester Classics pursuit race.

Chester Yacht Club
Chester Yacht Club6 days ago

Please note that our Helly Hansen Chester Race Week Website is currently down. We are working to fix the problem. If you need to register to race or to look at entries or the scratch sheet please go to our Yacht Scoring page. Thank you...

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CYC Webcam by Tradewinds Realty

Chester Yacht Club Webcam provided by Tradewinds Realty

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Chester Yacht Club (CYC) is a private sailing club situated on beautiful Mahone Bay with excellent access to the best sailing in Canada. CYC is host to Canada’s largest keelboat regatta, Chester Race Week, the much anticipated and highly regarded annual Opti Jam dinghy regatta, and is home to robust and internationally respected IOD and Bluenose fleets. Our objective is to encourage Club members to become more proficient in the personal management, maintenance and handling of their boats; to promote safety, proper navigation and seamanship; to provide social and instructional activities in the interests of all Club members and their guests; and to enhance the sport of sailing within our membership and community.


CYC NEWS

LIVE AUCTION

LIVE AUCTION Friday, July 27, 6:30 p.m. Chester Yacht Club Flowers in the Window at Parkstone 36” x 36” Original Painting by José Antonio Valverde-Alcalde Mixed media (acrylic) on canvas Painted in 2017 while residing at the Parkland nursing home Retail value: $6,000   The Valverde Studio Gallery provided this painting as in-kind sponsorship support of Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2018. Organizers will auction the work and donate 50% of proceeds to CYC Junior Sailing.   Anyone wanting to put a reserve bid on the painting Please contact cycmanager@chesteryachtclub.ca


CYC Adult Sailing Lessons

Helly Hansen Chester Race Week | August 15 - 18, 2018

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Chester Yacht Club
Chester Yacht Club2 days ago

The number of new boats registered for the Helly Hansen Chester Race Week is reflective of the health of sailing in this province, says the co-chair of the annual keel boat race event.

Chester Yacht Club
Chester Yacht Club5 days ago

Dub Kartel performs late night on Friday, August 17!!!
http://www.chesterraceweek.com/ashore/

Chester Yacht Club
Chester Race Week
Dub Kartel performs late night on Friday, August 17!!! http://www.chesterraceweek.com/ashore/
Chester Yacht Club
Chester Yacht Club6 days ago

Hayseed IV (1912 P), overtaking Virginia (1913 Q), in yesterday’s Chester Classics pursuit race.

Chester Yacht Club
Chester Yacht Club6 days ago

Please note that our Helly Hansen Chester Race Week Website is currently down. We are working to fix the problem. If you need to register to race or to look at entries or the scratch sheet please go to our Yacht Scoring page. Thank you...

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