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Helly Hansen Chester Race Week | Canada's Largest Keelboat Regatta

Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2023 Article

Join us for Chester's Annual world renowned event this summer, HELLY HANSEN CHESTER RACE WEEK 2023!

We are so excited to WELCOME you back to CHESTER and invite you to enjoy the largest fixed keel regatta in Eastern Canada. With regattas dating back to 1856, Chester Race Week was named one of Sailing World magazine’s 14 greatest sailing events in North America.

Chester Race Week offers an unsurpassed racing venue. Nova Scotia professional sailors have proclaimed it the best in the world. With incredible action out on the water and plenty of on-shore entertainment, you won’t want to miss a minute of the fun!

Whether you're participating as a race competitor, joining in as a spectator or coming along for the festivities, your time at Chester Race Week is guaranteed to be filled with excitement, joy and fun. From beautiful coastal views to the excitement of the race, from the fun of being on the water to the buzz of the festivities afterwards, Chester Race Week is always packed with good times that will leave you wanting to come back year after year.


Chester Yacht Club

21 South Street, Chester, Nova Scotia, B0J 1J0 Canada


Chester Race Week Committee

Chester Yacht Club


Phone: 902 275 3747

For a more detailed overview of this year's Helly Hansen Chester Race Week Event, you can check out all of the details directly from the source here. From guidelines, registration, and fleets, to crews, racing schedules, and courses, to awards ceremonies, sponsors, and Yacht Club festivities, you can find everything you need for Chester Race Week 2023.

We also recommend checking out our Chester Merchants for local events, accommodations, entertainment, festivities, and much much more, as Chester Race Week always brings the buzz and radiates through our community each year!

Chester and it's Merchants appreciate your support, we welcome you and look forward to seeing you in the village and at Chester Race Week 2023!

Take the poll below and let us know if you will be attending Chester Race Week 2023!


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