Events in Oakville

Bronte Rocks Regatta

Saturday, September 1, 2018 - Sunday, September 2, 2018

Bronte Harbour Yacht Club

Bronte Rocks Regatta

The Annual Bronte Rocks regatta consists of racing on Saturday, Sept. 1 and a Middle Distance race (about 15 NM) on Sunday, Sept. 2. This mix of racing will challenge all participants.

The regatta is open to all yachts 20’ and over, Sharks and limited one design fleets.

Handicap racing will be conducted under both PHRF and IRC. The class rules for one design classes will apply. Rules for handicap racing are PHRF-Lake Ontario (PHRF-LO) for PHRF and IRC Parts A, B and C respectively. IRC rule 22.4.2 shall not apply. It is restricted to yachts with valid PHRF Certificates or endorsed IRC Certificates.

Multihull boats are encouraged to obtain a PHRF rating from the Great Lakes Multihull Racing association. Boats that do not have a GLMRA PHRF certificate and Cruising Fleet boats without a PHRF-LO certificate will be assigned ratings by the Organizing Authority.

The Organizing Authority has the right to deny entry to any yacht

Single-handed sailing is specifically prohibited.


Registration and Regatta Check-in: Online Registration is expected and is available at

Late entries may register at Regatta Check-in.

Regatta Check-in at Bronte Harbour Yacht Club:

Friday, Aug. 31 

Registration (lower level of Clubhouse)   6 – 9 p.m.

Dinner & Sponsor Appreciation Night   6:30 – 8 p.m.
Hamburgers, Sausages and selection of Salads – $10

Saturday, Sept. 1 

Registration (lower level of Clubhouse)   8 – 9 a.m.

Skipper’s Meeting (in tent)   9:30 a.m.

First Gun   11 a.m.

“Margaritaville” $25/Pitcher; $7/glass   4 – 8 p.m.

Dinner   6 – 7:30 p.m.
Cuban stewed chicken and pork fillet with emblematic fixings
from the island – $22

The Real Mc Browns for your dancing pleasure   8 – 11 p.m.

Silent Auction and 50/50 Draw Upstairs in the Clubhouse   3 – 7:30 p.m.

Winners posted   8 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 2 

First Gun   10 a.m.

“Margaritaville” $25/Pitcher; $7/glass   4 – 6 p.m.

Dinner:   5 p.m.
Caribbean style shredded beef or pulled pork sandwich with coleslaw- $16

Awards in the Tent Immediately following Dinner


Series prizes for the first three places in each division will be awarded at the Awards Ceremony to take place as soon as possible after the racing on Sunday, Sept. 2.

For more information about the Bronte Rocks Regatta, visit


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