There are many choices for women sailors from beginner to pro racers on Okanagan Lake.
For beginners looking to start sailing and potentially race in various Race Night Series or Regattas, it is recommended you join a basic sailing program available through the Kelowna Yacht Club or many other locations in BC. The Sailing Clubs linked below also offer Dinghy Sailing lessons and Power Squadrons offer great instruction on all things related to boating.
Monday Night Women’s Keelboat Race Series at the Kelowna Yacht Club and Tuesday Night Women’s series at the Vernon Yacht Club (tbd) offer great opportunities for women to hone their sailing skills and practice racing.
Okanagan’s Sailing Clubs SOSA, COSA and NOSA also offer great learn to sail to advanced level racing programs with top level regatta opportunities. Kelowna also has an incredible Disabled Sailing Associaont of Kelowna program that runs through the Kelowna Yacht Club.
2016 Kelowna Yacht Club Monday Night Women’s Racing Series:
If you have some sailing experience and woulld like to attend the Meet and Greet for the Kelowna Yacht Club Monday Night Women’s Racing Series, please contact Teresa Lindsay at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Online Registration will be open at the April 4th Meet and Greet and will be live until April 8th. Monday Night Women’s Racing Series is for women to build on their exsisting sailing skills and practice racing. If you are a returning skipper, please register early, so we know how many boats, coaches, and teams will be attending.
Preliminary Dates for the 2016 KYC Women’s Racing Series:
March 5th registration opens
April 4th Meet and Greet Monday
April 18th Tentative Rules Night
Practice Series: April 25, May 2, May 9th
Series A: May 16th May 23, May 30th
Series B: June 6th June 13, June 20th
June 27th Women’s Racing Series Awards Night
Link to Kelowna Yacht Club’s: Monday Night Women’s Sailing Series Page
Coed Sailboat Racing on Okanagan Lake
Summerland Yacht Club’s Weekly Coed Racing and Regattas page (tbd)
Penticton Yacht Club’s Wednesday Night’s Race Night (tbd)
Sailing Regattas – coming soon: