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<em>Goldcrest</em> scores moral victory in Yacht Race

Goldcrest scores moral victory in Yacht Race

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer  —  The team of eight Naval Fleet School (Pacific) members finished 16th out of the 31 boats in the Clallam Bay race aboard the Sail Training Vessel (STV) Goldcrest. Thirteen boats failed to finish due to challenging conditions. They placed 7th in their division, crossing the finish line at the entrance […]

<em>Goldcrest</em> remporte une victoire morale dans la Yacht Race

Goldcrest remporte une victoire morale dans la Yacht Race

Peter Mallett, Rédacteur en chef  —  L’équipe de huit membres de l’École navale (Pacifique) a terminé 16e sur les 31 bateaux de la course de Clallam Bay à bord du Sail Training Vessel (STV) Goldcrest. Treize bateaux n’ont pas terminé la course en raison des conditions difficiles. Ils se sont classés 7e dans leur division, franchissant la […]

Sailor 3rd Class Isabelle Maguet of HMCS Malahat keeps a close eye on the 135 boats at the start line of the 79th Swiftsure Yacht Race, including the Royal Canadian Navy training vessel Goldcrest, centre, off Clover Point on May 25. Photo: Lieutenant (Navy) Donald Den.

HMCS Malahat on station for windy start to 79th Swiftsure Yacht Race

Lt(N) Donald Den, HMCS Malahat PAO  —  For hundreds of boaters and spectators, the end of May marked the Swiftsure International Yacht Race. In its 79th year, Swiftsure is the largest sailing race on the west coast of North America and draws hundreds of participants and boats to Victoria. About 135 boats were entered in the […]