Course: Deepwater Bay to Hardwicke Island
Distance: 24.50 nautical
0830 hrs. The starting area is in Deepwater Bay 12 miles north of Campbell River.
Boats will need to leave the docks early to get through Seymour Narrows to make
the start. The committee boat will be on station in Deepwater Bay on Quadra Island.
Narrows is the main shipping channel for all traffic heading to or coming from
the North. The currents through Seymour can get up to 16 knots.
The finish is off Eden Point in Chancellor Channel. The race committee boat will
be on station on the finish line. Brisk Northwest winds are common this time of
year and this is usually a fast leg.
Moorage has been sponsored courtesy of the Omega Salmon Farm located approx. 1
nm. from the finish line in Chancellor Channel near Hardwicke Island. Assistance
will be available to tie up at the pens.
Other than safe, secure moorage and generous hospitality there are no facilities
or accommodations here and no shore access. Boats need to be totally self sufficient
at this stop.
Reception/BBQ: TBA. Due to liability concerns no alcohol is permitted on the