LOOR 2021 – “If it can happen we will make it happen!” 

LOOR Racing

Jan 14, 2021

The LOOR Committee is meeting every month to plan for a full racing season in 2021. The committee has reached out to racers who had much to say about the modified racing last season and hopes to add some interesting changes in the near future.

The LO600 is back in 2021

RacingGreat news for all those long-long distance racers, the LO600 returns in 2021. The Lake Ontario 600 Challenge has been held every second year since 2014, providing the opportunity to circumnavigate Lake Ontario twice. 

LOSHRS Awards Banquet

LOSHRSThe LOSHRS Awards Banquet which would normally take place in a few months will obviously not happen, but don’t despair. We have flags for the winners of the races we held last season and are planning for the distribution of those flags. Once the winners have their flags, we are going to hold a virtual awards banquet to celebrate those winners. Stand by for details. 


Susan Hood Trophy Race (SHTR) – Friday, June 04, 2021 (75 NM)
Susan Hood Race







LO300 – Lake Ontario 300 – Saturday, July 10, 2021 (300 NM)
LO300 Challenge
LO600 – Lake Ontario 600 – Saturday, July 10, 2021 (600 NM)

Lake Ontario Short-Handed Racing Series (LOSHRS)

• Race #1 – Course Race – Sunday, June 06, 2021 (16 NM)
• Race #2 – Coastal Race – Saturday, June 19, 2021 (Max 28 NM)
• Race #3 – Coastal Race – Sunday, June 20, 2021 (Max 28 NM)
• Race #4 – Long Distance (100 miler) – Saturday, August 14, 2021 (81 NM)
• Race #5 – PCYC to DYC – Saturday, September 18, 2021 (25 NM)
• Race #6 – DYC to PCYC – Sunday, September 19, 2021 (25 NM)

Race Registration will open in February 28, 2021.

LOORLOOR Webinar Series

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 – Stability Screening Alphabet Soup

• Discussion on stability for offshore sailboat racing for the racer.
• Presented by Richard Hinterhoeller.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 – Recommended Sail Inventory for Lake Ontario Offshore Sailing

• Discussion on sail inventory for offshore sailboat racing for the racer.
• Presented by Hugh Beaton, North Sails.

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 – How to obtain a PHRF-LO Certificate for my sailboat

• Panel discussion will lead racers through the process to obtain a PHRF-LO Certificate.
• Presented by Adam Farkas, Michael Brown, and Graham Dougall.
• These are free events, but you will need to register.

For more information regarding Lake Ontario Offshore Racing please visit loor.ca

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