Bedford Basin Yacht Club

BBYC Labour Day Regatta

  • September 01, 2018
  • September 02, 2018
  • 2 sessions
  • September 01, 2018 (ADT)
  • September 02, 2018 (ADT)
  • BBYC
  • 95


  • Annual Labour Day Regatta at BBYC
    Registration Fee Will be collected at Club

    $50 per Boat

Registration is closed


Notice of Race:  2018 BBYC Labour Day NOR-2 4.docx

Sailing Instructions:  2018 BBYC Labour Day Regatta - SI.docx

Bedford Basin Yacht Club

Saturday, September 1 – Sunday, September 2, 2018

Organizing Authority: Bedford Basin Yacht Club

Location: Bedford, Nova Scotia, Canada

Labour Day Regatta


1.             Rules:

1.1.   Racing will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing.

1.2.   Sail Canada prescriptions will apply

2.             Organizing Authority: Races will be hosted by the Bedford Basin Yacht Club, Bedford, Nova Scotia.

3.             Description: The Regatta shall consist of a series of round the buoy races to be held in the Bedford Basin. The minimum number of races that must be completed to constitute a series is 1. The event shall be scored with prizes being awarded.

4.             Eligibility: The owners and person in charge (RRS 46) of all boats entered in event must be current members in good standing of their national governing body and their home club, i.e.: local sailors must be a member of Sail Canada. Your Sail Canada card or similar proof of membership may be requested at registration. Yachts must have a valid Sail Nova Scotia PHRF rating.

5.             Classes: The races shall consist of the following classes; PHRF A, PHRF B, and any one design class that meets the minimum number of registrants. A minimum of five boats must be registered in order to comprise a class and receive a separate start. A and B handicap split shall be determined by the range of ratings of the registered boats. The ratings will be the PHRF handicap assigned to each yacht by Sail Nova Scotia..

6.      Schedule: The regatta will be held on Saturday September 1, and Sunday September 2, online registration link:

Or go to and click on the “Event Calendar” to see the Labour Day Regatta where you can register. 

Friday, August 31

            5:30 – 7:00                  Registration

Saturday, September 1

10:00 – 11:30              Registration

11:45 – 12:00              Skipper’s Meeting

13:00                           First start warning signal

Sunday, Sept 2nd

13:00                           First start warning signal

16:30 – 17:00              Awards (dependent on race completion time)

7.             Entry Fees:$50.00 per Boat

8.             Sailing Instructions: Sailing Instructions will be made available at BBYC at the registration Desk. See NoR 6 for available hours.

9.             Courses for the Race: All classes will sail courses in the Bedford Basin. The actual Course for each race shall be posted by the Race Committee.

10.         Prizes: Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers in each class based on total points from the races sailed.

11.         Insurance: All yachts carry and have available for inspection proof of $1,000,000.00 liability insurance.

12.         Contact:           

Bedford Basin Yacht Club
377 Shore Drive
Bedford, Nova Scotia, B4A 2C7
Ph 902.835.3729
Fax 902.835.2047
Club Manager –Kim Lipsit

Note: BBYC will make every effort to accommodate visiting yachts on its marina system. Vessels will be accommodated on a first come first served basis. BBYC has a mooring field available as well.

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