Race the Cape
Race the Cape is an event, a sailing regatta, for boaters, their families, and friends that unfolds over a week each July on Cape Breton Island. Now in its fourth year, Race the Cape is seven days of challenging point-to-point sail racing, both inland and coastal ocean, over 175 nautical miles, broken into five legs of up to 40 nautical miles each through the island’s amazing Bras d’Or Lakes and along Cape Breton Island’s rugged Atlantic coast leading to the Cape Breton Highlands. Race the Cape 2016 runs July 18th to 24th. Cape Breton Island is a sailors’ destination. Race the Cape is a sailor’s dream. Five days of challenging point to point racing. Seven nights of legendary Cape Breton food, hospitality and entertainment! Race the Cape is an International Sailing Federation – Off Shore Special Regulations (OSR) Category 4 Race. There are both Spinnaker and Non-Spinnaker Divisions as well as a Cruising Class. Cape Breton Island is known for its world-class hospitality! Join us for Race the Cape and experience the very best of our Island. Put us in your racing schedule for this coming summer and get yourself, your boat and your crew here. They will love you for it! For more information or to register your boat please visit our website.