Sunday, February 20, 2011

Van Isle 360 2011 International Yacht Race

 Leaves Nanaimo Harbour June 4, 2011
Two Entrants From Nanaimo
The Van Isle 360 has officially sold out their 40 boat limit for this years yacht race which circumnavigates Vancouver Island in a series of 10 legs. The boats ranging in length from 25 to 65 feet if tied end to end would measure 1650 feet which ties the 2007 race.

The yacht race which starts and finished in Nanaimo is scheduled to leave from Nanaimo on June 4 and finish back in Nanaimo on June 17 with the awards party in Nanaimo on June 19.

Two skippers are from the Nanaimo Yacht Club, Francis Walsh with his boat 'Cu Na Mara' and Bill Jones with his boat 'Ion'.


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