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Join us for the Shark 24 sailing event of the year!
Kingston Yacht Club is honoured to host the 53rd Shark 24 World Championship Regatta.

August 26 – 31, 2018

Kingston boasts the best fresh water sailing in the world and Kingston Yacht Club invites you to experience it!

Notice of Race

Register Online

List of Registered Boats

Need a loaner boat?
Loaner boat request applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Request early to avoid disappointment! Contact Chrystal Wilson kayakchk@gmail.com  

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We welcome sponsors for the Shark 24 World Championship 2018! We are currently seeking sponsors for our prestigious event.
We have several sponsorship levels from Title Sponsor and Day Sponsors to Sponsors of specific activities and services.
For more information on Sponsorship Opportunities, please contact Lana Butler at lanahbutler@gmail.com, or Megaera Fitzpatrick at megaera_fitzpatrick@hotmail.com 

Preliminary Schedule of Events

Sunday

August 26

1100-2000

Check-In, Sail and Equipment Inspection

Monday

August 27

(Day One of Racing)

0900-1200

Check-In, Sail and Equipment Inspection

1200

Competitors' Meeting

1400

All boats must be launched

1330

Warning Gun - Practice Race

1530

Warning Gun - First Race

1700

Regatta Bar Opens

Daily pictures

1830

Opening Ceremony

Tuesday

August 28

(Day Two of Racing)

Continental Breakfast at KYC

1100

Warning Gun - 1 st race of the day

1600

Regatta Bar Opens

Daily pictures

Wednesday

August 29

(Day Three of Racing)

Continental Breakfast at KYC

1100

Warning Gun - 1 st race of the day

1600

Regatta Bar Opens

Daily pictures

1800

"Pasta & Party" night

2000

Band @ KYC

Thursday

August 30

(Day Four of Racing)

Continental Breakfast at KYC

1100

Warning Gun - 1 st race of the day

1600

Regatta Bar Opens

Daily pictures

Friday

August 31

(Final Day of Racing)

Continental Breakfast at KYC

1100

Warning Gun - 1 st race of the day

1500

Last possible Warning Gun

asap

Haulout begins

1900

Closing Banquet and Awards

Accommodation:

Hotels

The city of Kingston has several hotels and Bed and Breakfasts within walking distance to the yacht club:

  • Hotel Belvedere (400m from KYC)
    141 KING ST E , Kingston , Ontario
    (613) 548-1565 ‎ · hotelbelvedere.com
  • Residence Inn Kingston Water's Edge (650m from KYC) - Sponsored Acommodations - Special Regatta Rate!
    7 Earl St , Kingston , ON K7L 0A4
    (613) 544-4888 ‎ · www.marriott.com
  • Frontenac Club Inn (750m from KYC)
    225 King St E , Kingston , ON K7L 3A7
    (613) 547-6167 ‎ · www.frontenacclub.com
  • Hochelaga Inn‎ (800m from KYC)
    24 Sydenham St. S , Kingston , ON K7L 3G9
    (613) 549-5534 - www.hochelagainn.com
  •  Delta Hotel by Marriott Kingston Waterfront (1km from KYC)
    1 Johnson St , Kingston , ON K7L 5H7
    (613) 549-8100 ‎ · www.radisson.com
  •  Four Points by Sheraton Kingston‎ (1km from KYC)
    285 King Street East , Kingston , ON K7L 3B1
    (613) 544-4434 www.fourpointskingston.com
  • Confederation Place Hotel‎ (1.2km from KYC)
    237 Ontario Street , Kingston , ON K7L 2Z4
    (613) 549-6300 www.confederationplace.com
  • Holiday Inn Kingston-Waterfront‎ (1.4km from KYC)
    2 Princess Street , Kingston , ON K7L 1A2
    (613) 549-8400 www.hikingstonwaterfront.com

Billeting

Some Kingston Yacht Club members have graciously volunteered to host racers for the regatta. If you wish to be billeted, please request early as availability is limited. Contact Ann Rouget at annhunnisettrouget@sympatico.ca .

Camping

Camping is not permitted on the Kingston Yacht Club grounds., the City of Kingston has made available the Lake Ontario Park , just past Portsmouth Harbour for those who wish to camp there for a nominal fee. Please contact the Kingston Yacht Club for fee information and to reserve a camping site in the park. Contact Ann Rouget at annhunnisettrouget@sympatico.ca 

Photos

The Shark 24 Worlds Competition 2018 is pleased to have Geoff Webster as the official photographer of the event.
Please visit his website to view and purchase photographs of the regatta!

http://photoone.smugmug.com/

Links

Kingston Yacht Club

About KYC and facilities

Shark 24

About the class

Past Shark24 World Champions

Shark24 World Champions

Things to do and see in Kingston

Kingston Tourism
Downtown Kingston

The City of Kingston

City of Kingston

Contacts

Send us an email!
sharkworlds2018@kingstonyachtclub.com

Regatta Chair

Megaera Fitzpatrick

Loaner Boat Coordinator

Chrystal Wilson

KYC Manager

Greg McNab

Sponsorship Chair

Lana Butler

Billeting/ Accommodations

Ann Rouget

Webmaster

Matt White